Our Logo: "A Ripple of Hope"





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Strategic Communications • Public Relations Marketing

Issues Management & Advocacy • Crisis Communications

Public Policy / Government Relations • Legislative Tracking

Content Marketing • Thought Leadership Research

Social Media / Classic Media

Writing, Ghostwriting & Editorial Support 


Thomas Derr has provided high quality, customized services to financial institutions, professional services (law and accounting), corporations, healthcare / nonprofits; engineering / design firms, and public policy / government interests for approximately two decades.

The practice offers a full complement of experience in: marketing, advertising, public relations & media coordination; market research; public policy / issues management; crisis communications; special events; and social media. When needed, we also draw upon the complementary skill sets of other highly-skilled professionals in order to satisfy a client's unique needs.

We are especially adept at identifying ways to creatively advance your marketing goals with minimal financial investment -- the goal being to maximize the return on investment of your marketing expenditure.

Depending on a client's particular needs, the type and level of services provided can range from serving as full service in-house marketing/PR counsel to providing ad hoc and supplementary marketing, advertising or public relations support to complement existing staff capabilities. Typically this occurs during times of peak activity or when situations call for specialized crisis / communications experience. The practice prides itself on its ability to leverage relationships and assets to minimize expenses while obtaining maximum results.


Click here for samples of our work: Exhibits Page.

Click here for biographical information and a representative client list.


For more information about how we can help you, or to arrange a meeting, email us at: or phone: 215-923-2737.



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About Our Logo:

"Few will have the greatness to bend history; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation.  It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is thus shaped.  Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy
Day of Affirmation Address,
University of Capetown, South Africa
June 6, 1966.



Personal Blog:

Monitoring the points where finance and public policy intersect (And often collide…)


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