Team Kivvit

Eric Sedler
Eric Sedler Managing Partner National

Eric Sedler

Under Eric’s leadership, Kivvit has become one of the largest and fastest growing independent public strategy and communications firms in the country. He regularly provides counsel on corporate reputation management, organizational communications, public affairs, corporate transactions, public-private partnerships and crisis management. Eric has worked with clients in a wide range of fields, including automotive, defense, education, energy, entertainment, financial services, healthcare, insurance, international trade, land use, pharmaceuticals, retail, technology and telecommunications.

Prior to co-founding Kivvit, Eric was an executive at AT&T, where he managed public relations offices in Chicago, Atlanta and Miami covering a 14-state region in the central and southeastern United States. Earlier employment included time at Edelman working in the Reputation Management practice, where he directed media and public affairs campaigns. Before entering the field of public affairs, Eric spent nearly a decade working in politics and government. Crain’s Chicago Business called Eric one of the twenty most “powerful political insiders” in Chicago and listed him in “Who’s Who in Chicago Business.” 

Eric is a native of Detroit and a graduate of the University of Illinois. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.