Kevin has more than 27 years of experience in journalism, law and government specializing in issue management, crisis communications, and press relations. From 1992 to 2000, Kevin served as Deputy Mayor for Communications for Mayor Edward G. Rendell. In that capacity, he helped to shape press coverage for the Rendell Administration, serving as the Mayor’s spokesman and developing working relationships with reporters and editors at every major media outlet in the Philadelphia region. In addition, Kevin worked on the front lines of municipal government, spearheading the Administration’s efforts on issues and projects in a wide variety of areas, including housing, environmental safety, Internet access, and graffiti removal.
Prior to serving in the Rendell Administration, Kevin practiced law in Philadelphia at Drinker Biddle & Reath, and at Clark Ladner Fortenbaugh & Young. Before that, he worked as a journalist in the Greater Philadelphia region, including stints at The News-Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, and The Philadelphia Journal. In addition, Kevin served as a freelance correspondent for USA Today, Gannett News Service, and Newsweek.
He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University Law School.