Press Release

SC Welcomes Tish Van Dyke to Senior Executive Team

June 2022
Tish Van Dyke, Vice President of Crisis Communications Consulting Firm

Globally Recognized Food & Beverage Strategic Communicator Previously Held Senior Roles at Edelman and BCW

Seattle, Wash. – Sound Counsel Crisis Communications is pleased to welcome globally recognized food and beverage communications leader Tish Van Dyke to our senior executive team of crisis communications specialists.

As former chair of Edelman’s global food and beverage sector, Tish is credited with having built the largest agriculture, food, and beverage portfolio in the public relations industry. She has over 20 years of experience counseling organizations on crisis mitigation, management, and recovery, as well as brand communications and corporate affairs.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tish to our senior executive team of crisis communications specialists,” said J. Vander Stoep, Sound Counsel Crisis Communications Principal. “Thanks to the addition of Tish, Sound Counsel’s senior executive team now offers each client we serve over nine decades of hands-on experience advising organizations how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from the crisis.”

“I’m delighted to join Sound Counsel Crisis Communications as the newest member of its senior executive team,” said Tish Van Dyke. “I value Sound Counsel’s commitment to integrity and transparency, and I am confident that my health, food, and beverage risk, crisis, and recovery expertise will greatly benefit our clients.”

In addition to her professional communications roles, Tish is a professor at the Culinary Institute of America, teaching a master’s level course in sales, marketing, and distribution.

Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Sound Counsel Crisis Communications helps organizations prepare for, respond to, and recover from crisis by advising what to say and how to say it. More information about Sound Counsel can be found here.