Strategy. Insight. Results.
We combine strategy with research, audience insight, and the power of words to propel awareness and success.
The Stonehouse Agency is a public relations agency that leads with intelligence and thoughtful strategy. We draw on deep experience and top talent to help our clients stand out and be heard.
CEO & FOUNDER
A former news media executive, Dave is a trusted communications adviser to leaders and organizations. An award-winning writer and editor, his work has earned national acclaim and spurred positive change.
A journalist for 25 years, he wrote for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, including the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal, Globe & Mail, National Post, Maclean’s, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun and the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia.
He served in several editing and leadership roles, including managing editor for the Telegraph-Journal, before moving into senior public relations roles in the public sector.
He founded The Stonehouse Agency with a desire to leverage his experience and networks to help others succeed.
WHAT WE DO
Our clients – global enterprise to non-profit – turn to us because they know that words, and strategy, matter. Our work is exactly what our clients need, when they need it.
We work closely with our clients to understand what they want to accomplish, design the strategy and then deliver on it. We build communications strategies small to large – from singular announcements to guiding the work of entire companies.
Executive Support and Consulting
Executives and corporate communications leaders turn to us for advice, and to help them deliver on everything from speeches to presentations and annual reports.
We leverage our deep knowledge of media and our network of contacts to devise media relations strategies that garner results.
Social media campaigns
Our awareness campaigns are thoughtfully designed to educate and influence.
Publishing & Design
We produce publications that are at once beautifully designed and impeccably written.
Because words count and the message matters, we employ only the best strategists, writers and editors.
We amplify the message with the right impact through the work of leading designers, social media strategists, videographers, photographers and other creative professionals.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING
“Dave and his team have an uncanny ability to distill what we need, to capture our spirit and voice, and move us forward in a compelling way. The approach is thoughtful, the strategy smart and results impressive. They nail it every time.”
President & CEO, Saint John Energy
“I have worked with communications specialists for decades and can honestly say that The Stonehouse Agency brings so much more to the table than most. Dave has the rare ability to anticipate what we need, craft well-written, concise materials and distribute them to the broadest network we have ever realized. Having Dave’s assistance with our strategic communications has elevated our organization to the next level.”
President, Atlantica Centre for Energy
“A talented and highly respected professional, Dave brings with him a credibility that is important to our business and our community. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”
President & CEO, Port Saint John
“Dave quickly became indispensable to us. Skilled and insightful, he has proven invaluable as we have taken our business to the next level. I trust him without reservation.”
Founder & CEO, Vision Coaching Inc.
“When words and ideas count, I turn to Dave Stonehouse. Dave has this incredible ability to crystalize what’s most important and convey it in the most strategic, powerful and polished way.”
Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative (BCAPI)