Sam DiGennaro, a sought-after communications strategist, is the founder and CEO of DGC. Since opening the agency in January 2006, Sam has built a highly reputable go-to B2B and B2C shop.
As the leader of DGC, Sam's energy, creativity and vision drive the agency's culture and set the tone for deep and longstanding client, press, industry and influencer relationships.
Sam has been an integral force in managing the public image of CEOs and the strategic messaging of some well-known executives throughout the advertising, media, marketing, and technology spaces. She has served as counselor to many independent companies to increase enterprise value on their road to acquisition.
From 1998-2005, Sam built and oversaw the New York, North American, and Global Communications teams at J. Walter Thompson, the world's first ad agency. During her tenure, Sam helped reposition JWT as a more nimble creative agency. Prior to that, she was public relations manager at DMB&B. Sam holds degrees from The University of Chicago and has studied etching at The School of Visual Arts.
She is on the Board of Poly Prep Country Day School and the Art Directors Club. Sam is an avid adventure traveler and plays competitive softball in her spare time.
Painter, etcher, and art enthusiast…poetry and theater lover...indulgent aunt to her two nieces…fast-pitch softball player...and adventure traveler.
Jumping off a bridge in New Zealand...Winning a gold medal in women’s fast pitch at a tournament in Australia...White water rafting in Costa Rica...Cycling through South East Asia...Rebuilding homes in the Lower 9th Ward, NoLa…Hiking the Inca Trail to Macchu Pichu.
“One equal temper of heroic heart, made weak by time and fate, but strong in will to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield.”
- Tennyson’s Ulysses