Michael CaputoMichael Caputo is the Managing Director of Caputo Public Relations and provides strategic counsel to clients. Michael has 30 years of global communications experience with government, political campaigns, trade associations, and Fortune 500 corporations. Lauded by New York Times for his "high octane brain", he is also the only executive in history who has worked for both the White House and the Kremlin.
Michael's work has been commended by reporters across the spectrum for spirited, creative and unrelenting advocacy of his clients. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Pravda, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and many other global media outlets.
Michael worked with field grade Army officers as a young public affairs specialist for the 25th Infantry Division and has counseled senior leaders ever since. After majoring in journalism and foreign affairs at SUNY Buffalo, he worked with presidential candidate Jack Kemp, Hollywood director David Lynch, MTV's Rock the Vote, US President George HW Bush, Russian President Boris Yeltsin, and the US, Russian and Ukrainian national legislatures. He has advised leading corporations like Mercedes Benz, Koch Industries, Merrill Lynch, Amway, Best Buy, Las Vegas Sands, and more. He resides in Buffalo, NY and Miami Beach and can be reached at Caputo@CaputoPR.com or 716-867-5554.
Jeffrey SouderJeffrey Souder is the Operations Director of Caputo Public Relations. Jeffrey manages CPR's accounts ensuring timely completion of all projects for our clients. Jeffrey also manages lobbying efforts for clients who require these services from CPR. A graduate of Canisius College with a B.A. in Political Science, he has worked for 30 years in project management, leadership positions. Jeffrey can be reached at Souder@CaputoPR.com
Sean DwyerSean Dwyer is an Account Executive and our go-to guy on video, podcasting and broadcasting. A United States Air Force veteran and graduate of SUNY Buffalo State with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Sean's background comes from experience working in newsrooms, radio stations, marketing departments, and military bases.
Sean hosts and produces a weekly podcast and spends his free time staying on top of the latest technology trends. Sean can be reached at Dwyer@CaputoPR.com
Scott RelanRelan is CPRs Creative Director. His breadth of experience encompasses strategic communications and media, campaigns, creative direction, public policy, marketing and large program management for 20+ years at the national level. Relan's communications experience and net-centric focus comes from stints as director at dynamic national advertising firms and campaigns. He has had both feet planted into all aspects of successful retail, community relations and issue and political communications, in the U.S. and abroad.
Past clients and special projects include NGOs, Utilities, USAID, DARPA, General Motors, Lockheed Martin, NRA, Time Warner, Kawasaki, National Geographic, Williams Companies, Six Flags, the Everglades Foundation, American Red Cross and numerous non-profit foundations, arts and independent social awareness productions. Relan has served as senior staff to two Presidential candidates and has worked numerous federal/state political campaigns, ballot initiatives, policy projects, private foundations and international democracy projects on three continents. He can be reached at Relan@CaputoPR.com