Sean Dowdall

Sean Dowdall

General Manager

Sean Dowdall
Sean Dowdall is a 28-year financial services marketing, sales, and public relations executive specializing in the innovation, creation, and successful delivery to market of strategic initiatives, ongoing capabilities, and fully-integrated campaigns. He provides strategic counsel to LCI clients, oversees the marketing and digital practice areas, and supervises financial management for the agency. The son of a banker, he started his banking career at his father’s local bank on the Flathead Indian Reservation in his hometown of Polson, Montana. Mr. Dowdall most recently was Chief Marketing Officer for Rabobank, N.A., the American retail bank affiliate of the Dutch financial services giant, the Rabobank Group. During his 4 year tenure, the bank doubled in size through three acquisitions and double-digit organic growth of its deposit and business lending portfolios, it received the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in California” from J.D. Power and Associates for three years in a row and became known as a leader in agriculture financing and community involvement. At Rabobank, he built and expanded the digital channel management, marketing, public relations, and product development teams. He was a key spokesperson for the bank and developed a leading public relations capability focusing on the agriculture industry and hyper-local branding. Prior to Rabobank, Sean headed a variety of marketing, sales, public relations, and digital/Internet functions at Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of America covering consumer, wealth, and small business segments. He has led successful public relations campaigns to launch the brand and new products. Also, Sean led strategic media partnerships with Meredith Publishing, Sunset Magazine, and Yahoo. He graduated from Santa Clara University (BS in Finance) and the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA). He also studied in Tokyo, Japan during his junior year of college. He served as President of the Board of ODC San Francisco for 5 years during 2 $10 million capital campaigns to expand the ODC campus supporting more than 200 dance classes every week and an active 200-seat performing arts theatre. Sean Dowdall is married to David Landis, CEO/President of LCI.

Our Team of Talented PR Counselors

Your LCI Team – Relevant Experience and Passion

At LCI, your dedicated team will be hand-picked with relevant experience for your industry and passion for your business. Your team will be directed by senior, experienced public relations counselors and professionals. Many of our directors have more than two decades of experience in the marketing communications and public relations industry. At LCI, you won’t just get the employee straight out of college with no work experience and no direction. You’ll get thoughtful, strategic partners who add true value to your business. Our team members not only have years of experience within the industry, but many have worked inside the media as well, at such prestigious media outlets as: CNET, CBS Interactive, KPIX TV (CBS-San Francisco), Sunset Magazine and Glamour Magazine.

Our team members have relevant industry experience in the fields of healthcare, real estate, financial services, nonprofits, consumer technology, retail, home furnishings, food and beverage, education, luxury, senior services and much, much more. Each client has a dedicated team with between 4-6 team members, with senior level, mid level and support team members. Our teams also include bright young innovators who add creative value and the latest in digital and social technology for your business.

As a client, you are important to us and we return the favor with strategic, honest counsel delivered from professionals with years in the business – as well as a team ready to deliver for your business’ needs. Following are just a few of our LCI team members with some of their relevant industry experience. Take a look: