About Us

Sean ClancySEAN S. CLANCY provides communications strategies and counsel to the President/CEO and senior leadership teams of publicly traded FORTUNE 1000 companies, private corporations and state/national nonprofit organizations.

Over the span of Sean’s career, EWC’s principal and founder provided strategic public relations planning and execution to such notable companies and organizations as:

The Shaw Group (Responsibilities and assignments included creation of global functional organization, staff management, communication audit, communication measurement, executive communications, change management, media strategies, speechwriting, white papers, corporate spokesperson, PR 2.0, online reputation, crisis communications, litigation PR, investor relations, employee communications, issues advocacy, corporate messaging, spokesperson training, labor union communications, digital communications, corporate positioning, project management, corporate philanthropy, brand image strategies, thought leadership and corporate identity.)

Flowserve Corporation (Responsibilities and assignments included most of the above plus the creation of a global functional organization, reputation management, business-to-business marketing, employee retention, marketing communications, government relations, corporate responsibility, environmental communications, Internet & intranet content, M&A communications, and industry analyst communications.)

Union Carbide Corporation (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus staff management, M&A communications, community relations, Internet & intranet content and reputation management.)

Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus account management, script writing and video production.)

Rhodia, Inc. (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus federal environmental permitting, siting & zoning communications, corporate positioning, project management, corporate sustainability.)

Akzo Nobel N.V. (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus corporate identity.)

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus staff management, organization spokesperson and membership communications.)

National Safety Council (Responsibilities and assignments included many of those previously cited plus national legislative campaigns, video PSA writing and development, national grassroots campaigns and public policy advocate.)

Sean’s reputation as a “PR firefighter” stems from guiding the C-suite through such public policy issues and major crises as:
· Lingering aftermath of the 1984 Bhopal, India chemical accident;
· Asbestos litigation;
· Global tobacco industry litigation;
· Sarbanes-Oxley compliance issues;
· Shareholder litigation;
· Illegal chemical dumping leading to a child cancer cluster;
· Chemical plant explosions; and,
· Workplace fatalities.

A former print journalist and credible, articulate corporate spokesperson, he coached senior executives for high profile interviews on 60 MINUTES, DATELINE, FRONTLINE, BURDEN OF PROOF and other significant print & electronic placements.

An avid fan of the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears and Notre Dame football, Sean enjoys reading political biographies, tries (and fails) annually to eliminate the slice from his golf swing and is in constant pursuit of upgrades for his home theater system.

Residing in Charlotte, NC, Sean earned a B.S., Public Relations from Northern Illinois University and attended the Program on Negotiation at MIT-Harvard University Law School.

New Business Inquiries:

If you are interested in a consulting session with Evolving World Communications, please contact Sean Clancy, Managing Director at (908) 272.8507 or send a message using our Contact Form. We will promptly respond.