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H/Advisors Abernathy is your partner in engaging with key stakeholders on complex issues.

With strategic communications experts across disciplines and around the world, we work closely with clients to build and preserve value, seize opportunities and solve problems in today’s dynamic and interconnected world.

News

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12/05/2022
H/Advisors Abernathy Releases 2022 M&A Leaks Report
H/Advisors Abernathy’s third annual leaks report takes an in-depth look at North American M&A, compiled from our proprietary database of information analyzing more than 500 announced M&A transactions.
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11/23/2022
Living in a Leaky Cauldron: Internal Communications When Everything is Public
In recent years, many top private equity firms have stepped up their social media programs, utilizing LinkedIn as a targeted and effective mechanism to connect and become top of mind…
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11/17/2022
Let's Connect: Why Private Equity Leaders Need to Build Their Presence on LinkedIn
In recent years, many top private equity firms have stepped up their social media programs, utilizing LinkedIn as a targeted and effective mechanism to connect and become top of mind…
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11/07/2022
Communicating Automation’s Impact on Businesses
Over the past two years, we have witnessed the dwindling of America’s labor force – a phenomenon many have labeled The Great Resignation or The Great Reshuffle. In 2021, more…
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Leadership

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Tom Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Johnson is Chief Executive Officer of H/Advisors Abernathy, where he is leading a growth trajectory rooted in the firm’s powerful heritage as a trusted partner to leading organizations and executives in their most critical moments.

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Carina Davidson

President

Carina Davidson serves as H/Advisors Abernathy’s President, based in the firm's New York office. Carina counsels companies of all sizes across a broad range of sectors on complex communications matters. She has significant expertise helping clients manage their reputations and develop strategies to reach their core audiences.

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Peter Lee

Chief Financial Officer

Peter Lee is the Chief Financial Officer of H/Advisors Abernathy, where he is responsible for all of the firm’s financial functions, including accounting, financial planning, forecasting, client accounting and various financial analyses and reporting. He also oversees and manages the firm’s information technology. His career spans more than 25 years of experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy in various industries, including strategic communications, marketing and advertising, manufacturing, banking and logistics.

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Chuck Dohrenwend

Managing Director

Chuck Dohrenwend primarily works with private equity investment professionals and portfolio company leadership teams to optimize their investment and value-creation strategies through strategic communications. He collaborates with executive and communications teams to develop and implement highly effective communications programs for a range of stakeholders, primarily during pivotal events such as mergers and acquisitions, leadership transitions, crises, restructurings, investments and divestments. He also works with publicly traded companies on M&A, crisis management, restructurings and executive transitions. Additionally, as Head of Operations, Chuck is a member of H/Advisors Abernathy’s Leadership Team and helps ensure that the firm’s operations and teams align with the firm’s client-centric growth strategy.​​

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Sydney Isaacs

Managing Director, Head of Houston Office

Sydney Isaacs provides strategic communications counsel to companies during times of change, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, crises and activist shareholder engagements. Sydney’s work supports companies’ valuations and reputations through a combination of financial communications and PR strategies. She has particularly deep experience advising companies across the energy sector, providing support to clients on communications related to their diverse efforts to participate in and respond to the energy transition. ​

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Kate Schneiderman

Managing Director, Chief of Staff

Kate Schneiderman is a member of H/Advisors Abernathy’s Leadership Team and serves as a Managing Director and Chief of Staff to the CEO and President. As Chief of Staff, she plays a leading role in developing and implementing the firm’s growth strategy.