Eric C. Andrus Executive Vice President
Eric is a senior strategic communications strategist with more than three decades of experience advising corporate, government and non-profit leaders on a range of critical reputational, financial communications and positioning issues. He is adept at developing effective corporate positioning, crisis management, litigation support, financial communications, media relations, thought leadership and public policy strategies for high-profile clients, C-suite executives and boards. He joined KARV Communications as an Executive Vice President in 2014.
He brings a keen understanding of how traditional and digital media and other key external and internal stakeholders are likely to react to an enterprise’s words, actions and views. In addition, Eric has designed and implemented communications strategies for a number of financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, proxy fights, and IPOs.
Eric previously served as a partner at RLM Finsbury, where he helped the firm’s Fortune 500 clients advance their business goals while facing complex changes and challenges.
He received two political appointments during the Clinton Administration: Director of Communications for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and Director of the U.S. Information Agency’s New York Foreign Press Center. Eric previously held senior media strategist and spokesperson positions with two New York City economic development agencies, and served as an account executive with Geto & de Milly, Inc., a New York City-based firm specializing in public and government relations.
Earlier in his career, Eric served in communications-related positions for a number of presidential, congressional, and state-wide political campaigns.
A long-standing member of the Board of United Neighborhood Houses, Eric graduated from Emerson College with a B.S. degree in Mass Communication. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.