Steve Campanini

Splash Media group

Steven Campanini is an award-winning public relations executive who for more than 20 years has implemented strategic communications strategies at Fortune 500 companies and with clients at several leading public affairs firms. Known for cutting through the clutter and simplifying complex stories, managing difficult projects and maintaining a positive outlook, he brings an entrepreneurial approach to his work. 

Steven's areas of expertise include:
-corporate branding and message development
-crisis preparedness and response
-executive positioning/reputation management
-financial media relations/corporate earnings announcements
-internal communications/employee engagement
-social media strategy
-traditional media relations
-public relations campaigns
-consumer engagement

Steven is currently the chief communications officer and head of healthcare at Splash Media, a digital marketing, social media engagement and video production company based in Addison, TX. Previously, he built and led the communications team at Tenet Healthcare. Prior to Tenet, he has held senior communications roles at Boston Scientific, Merck & Co. Inc. and CVS Caremark. Earlier in his career he led client teams at Hill and Knowlton and Ogilvy Public Relations, and began his PR career at Bozell Sawyer Miller working on advanced treatment therapies for HIV. He started his career as a journalist at CBS television stations in the midwest.

Steven is married to Cece Liekar-Campanini, a social media expert who owns her own firm - The League Lady - specializing in driving community engagement around large community events. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.

    Steve can meet about:

    • public relations
    • corporate communications
    • media relations
    • message development
    • social media