Dave Cieslak serves as a public relations, crisis communications and media advisor for Maker Learning Network. He is also the co-founder of S+C Communications and the managing partner of the firm’s California office.
During his award-winning journalism career, Dave was a reporter for The Arizona Republic, where he covered high-profile beats including K-12 education. In 2008, Dave was honored to serve as a state communications director for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Dave has provided public relations and political analysis for The New York Times, Dateline NBC, Politico, MSNBC and Newsweek. He has served as a guest lecturer at the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute at Vanderbilt University and has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Arizona.