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Marci Kaminsky




Executive summary

Marci Kaminsky is Grant Thornton's chief communications officer, and is based in Chicago. She oversees the continued development of our communications function, including reputation leadership, external and media relations, internal and senior leadership communications, and crisis and issues management. Kaminsky brings three decades of strategic communications skills to our firm, including Fortune 500 leadership experience in corporate communications, PR and corporate responsibility.


Kaminsky most recently served as senior vice president of corporate relations at The Allstate Corp. As a board-elected officer of the company, she led a PR department of more than 100 team members with responsibility for reputation leadership, public affairs, media relations, strategic business communications, crisis communications and issues management, and CEO communications. Kaminsky has held leadership positions with Stryker Corp., United Airlines Inc., USG Corp., BMO Harris Bank N.A., NutraSweet Co. and Quaker Oats Co.



Community involvement

  • The Chicago Network
  • Arthur W. Page Society
  • WTTW Board of Trustees


  • BA, Journalism, University of Missouri

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