Associate Vice President, Client Relations
Matthew (Matt) Kagel is an Associate Vice President of Client Relations. Since joining DDC, Matt has provided strategic communications and public relations counsel to a variety of clients and works with his team to ensure thoughtful and targeted execution to accomplish clients’ goals.
Matt brings years of professional experience in communications research and strategy, campaign development and execution, and grassroots advocacy. Prior to DDC, he worked as an account executive at a public relations firm where he helped a range of clients in higher education, health and wellness, and foreign affairs strategize various public and media relations initiatives. In 2014, Matt served as deputy communications director for current Congressman Dave Brat’s (VA-07) campaign – one of the most historic congressional races.
Matt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Robertson School of Media and Culture.