Dave Oates

25 years of strategic public relations experience

Meet Dave

Experience You Can Trust

When you hire PR Security Service, you get its founder, Dave Oates, as your primary contact for all matters. These types of issues include Proactive PR Outreach, Online Review Management, Social Media & Online Reputation Repair, Crisis PR Management, and Planning & Training.

Dave possesses nearly 30 years of strategic public relations experience dealing with a wide array of adverse public events. Starting as a U.S. Navy Public Affairs Officer and later as a Corporate Chief Marketing Officer and Non-Profit President, he excels in expertly addressing a myriad of crises that span sports/entertainment, non-profit, military, government, corporate, education, charity, and start-up environments.

His Crisis Communications experiences include handling contentious matters involving highly visible, multi-generational, family-owned enterprises as well as employee and executive misconduct, cybersecurity attacks, product recalls, mass layoffs, large-scale accidents, criminal investigations, and civil litigation matters.

A sought-after speaker, Dave teaches a semester-long PR Strategy & Messaging course to upper-division undergraduates at San Diego State University. He authored several Amazon e-Books and co-produced four LinkedIn Learning courses. Dave is an accredited PR specialist (APR) who received his MBA from San Diego State University in 2004 and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1991.

Dave Oates

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Schedule a free, 15-minute call with our founder, Dave Oates, to discuss your crisis issue, planning needs, or upcoming event. Take a look at his video blogs and podcast interviews and feel free also to download some of his eBooks and online courses in the meantime.

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10601G Tierrasanta Blvd. Ste. 345
San Diego, CA 92124

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