Senior Leadership

David Marriott

Managing Director, Reputation Risk


David Marriott

David Marriott is seasoned veteran whose 40-year career spans broadcast journalism, politics, corporate and agency public relations. He is broadly-recognized as an expert in crisis communications, and has provided strategic counsel on numerous highly-visible issues such as the crash of Alaska Airlines flight 261 and the Amanda Knox case.

Prior to his work at Gogerty Marriott, Marriott was an Emmy-winning television news reporter for Seattle’s CBS affiliate, KIRO-TV. He was also press secretary for former Seattle Mayor Wes Uhlman and has held several other senior corporate communications positions in the Pacific Northwest. 

What’s the most interesting thing that you do every week?

Chat with my grandkids. At 5 and 7, they have a unique perspective on the world they live in.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

An Astronaut.

What do you most value in your colleagues?

Honesty and perspective

What was the best advice you ever received? 

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What’s the most important thing you’ve learned in the last year?

Being a year older isn’t so bad after all.


Phone: 206.508.6647
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