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About Us

A Top Public Relations Firm in SF that Delivers Dynamic, Creative Results

  • We believe in ideas that create change
  • We craft compelling stories
  • We communicate

You have heard it before: communication is everything. These are mere words, but incorporated with your company business plan, these words have power. LCI understands this. So we strategically partner with clients to demonstrate how communication can engineer and support business growth and success. Easy? No. Does it happen overnight? No again. But with proper communications and PR initiatives in place, greater business success is within reach.

Trail Blazing

LCI’s History: Named America’s #1 PR Firm (Ragan’s Ace Awards), San Francisco-based LCI was founded in 1990 and celebrates 30 years in business. LCI always puts clients first and back in 2001 pioneered a groundbreaking ROI metrics program called Promised Results©. LCI specializes in public relations, marketing communications, social media, digital marketing, crisis communications, influencer and content marketing, community relations, reputation management, media and presentation training, video production and event management. Our industry sectors include: healthcare, pharma and bio tech, technology, consumer products, consumer technology, real estate, retail, hospitality, ESG, sustainability and the environment, nonprofits and more. Among the major brands we’ve represented are: Velodyne Lidar, Sutter Health, UCSF, Old Navy, Whole Foods Market, Match.com, Walmart, Tishman Speyer, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Children’s Hospital Stanford, Tiffany & Co., Cold Stone Creamery, Save The Redwoods League and more. We’re proud that we’ve won IABC’s prestigious Gold Quill Award; a national PRSA Silver Anvil Award; been named the SF Bay Area’s best agency by PRSA San Francisco and been honored by that organization with the “Campaign of the Year” award; and been named to the Bulldog Awards Hall of Fame and won national Bulldog Awards for social media, public relations and for best education/public service campaign. We’ve also been named the nation’s top PR and Healthcare PR firm by Ragan’s Ace Awards and the top social media firm by TopPRAgencies.com.  Plus, 10 Best PR cited LCI as the #3 U.S. PR agency and a top SEO PR agency in the nation. We’ve been honored numerous times by PR Daily, PR News and Clutch. Our full list of awards is here.

Decades of experience give LCI’s dynamic and award-winning team the ability to take businesses to heights they’ve never reached before.  Populated by team members who have worked both in journalism and PR, LCI’s staff has worked for such media outlets as Time/Warner, KPIX-TV (CBS San Francisco), CNET, Sunset Magazine and the San Francisco Bay Times.

Accreditation

LCI is accredited by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, is a proud member of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Business Association (serving the Bay Area’s LGBT community) and also is accredited as a Local Business Enterprise (LBE) by the City of San Francisco. The San Francisco Business Times  consistently has named LCI one of SF’s top 25 LGBT-owned businesses. Gay-owned, LCI is a certified Corporate Diversity Supplier and has done significant work in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. LCI also is a member of both the national and local chapters of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

International Reach

LCI is the San Francisco member of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) (www.prgn.com).  That means we have international capabilities, with 50 public relations agency offices worldwide, including: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Boston, Seattle, Dallas, Paris, Germany, China, Japan, India, Russia, Brazil, Singapore, Australia, Italy, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and more. David Landis is a past President of PRGN.

Recognition

Ragan’s Ace Awards named LCI America’s #1 PR Firm and #1 Healthcare PR Firm. And we continue to be honored as one of the top PR firms by PR Week, Bulldog Reporter, O’Dwyer’s, IABC, PRSA, PR Daily, PR News, PR Source Code, 10 Best PR, TopPRAgencies.com and the San Francisco Business Times, among others. LCI’s complete list of awards is here.

Our Team

LCI employs high-level, experienced public relations professionals. 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. Populated by team members who have worked in both journalism and PR, LCI’s staff has worked for such media outlets as Time/Warner, KPIX-TV (CBS-San Francisco), CNET, Sunset Magazine and the San Francisco Bay Times. Our agency is a “flat” structure. All our employees are senior level practitioners with 20+ years of experience in strategic integrated communications. Client teams are formed based on individual team members’ relevant industry experience, talents, personal passions and interests. We believe in transparency, and all our team member bios are available at: www.landispr.com/team.