Active in Los Angeles
Charlie is a founding partner in Finsbury's Los Angeles office, acting as a trusted advisor to executives and boards of directors facing high-stakes and complex special situations, crises, financial transactions, litigation and other strategic communications challenges. He understands how communications can have a positive impact on a company's business objectives and has served as a fierce advocate for his clients for nearly 20 years. Some of Charlie's clients have included Adobe, Sony, News Corporation, 21st Century Fox, Starz, Caruso Affiliated, Claremont-McKenna College, Formation 8, Learfield, PIMCO, Yahoo!, The Chernin Group, Groupon, Pandora and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Prior to joining Finsbury, Charlie was the CEO and founder of Sipkins Communications. He has also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for Sony Pictures Entertainment and launched the Los Angeles office of Sard Verbinnen. Charlie began his career as a legislative assistant for Representative Martin Olav Sabo on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations. He has also held positions at The Abernathy MacGregor Group, Fleishman-Hillard and Hill & Knowlton. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University.