John Brady


As Partner, John Brady works on major client engagements for DDC, and serves on the Board of Directors. In addition, John served as Chairman of the company from July 1997 through September 2009.

Prior to joining DDC, John founded, operated, advised, and invested in a number of highly successful marketing services and communications companies. John’s most recent business venture was co-founding Resonate Networks, which allows advertisers to target audiences based on values, attitudes, and beliefs.

John was a founder of the Direct Impact Company in 1988, an organization which later became one of the nation’s leading providers of grassroots lobbying and public education campaigns, serving major corporations, trade associations, government agencies, and ad hoc issue coalitions. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he established a dominant market position for Direct Impact through innovations in service line, pricing, and business structure.

John graduated A. B., cum laude, in Government, from Harvard College in 1978.