Dorian Lockett

Sr. Associate Vice President

Dorian Lockett is joining DDC as a Sr. Associate Vice President of Client Relations. In his role he provides
strategic communications and public relations counsel to execute advocacy campaigns at the local, state and federal level as needed for clients.

Dorian brings to the firm a decade of diverse experience in public affairs, state and local government as well as electioneering. Prior to joining DDC he worked at a public relations firm specializing in land use campaigns with clients including MLS and NFL teams, renewable energy, real estate development, recycling as well as mining and excavation industries. He worked for two consecutive Connecticut House Majority Leader’s starting as a legislative assistant and completing his tenure as a policy advisor prior to becoming the Chief of Staff to the Mayor of East Hartford. While working in the Connecticut General Assembly he conceptualized legislation which expanded a quasi-public student loan authority’s scope to include refinancing student loan debt for in-state students, while decreasing the interest rate to the second lowest in the nation, and expanding the number of loans offered to Connecticut students.

Dorian attended the University of Connecticut where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is completing his masters at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.