Dominic Calabrese

Senior Vice President, Public Relations

An award­-winning public relations professional, Dominic has held senior-­level positions in academia, government and non-profit sectors. Under his leadership, The Lighthouse’s public relations department has won eight Golden Trumpet Awards and three Silver Trumpet Awards for outstanding achievement from the Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC). Among his major accomplishments is placing a front­-page profile of The Lighthouse’s clock-making operation in the Wall Street Journal. In addition to overseeing public relations for The Lighthouse, Dominic is an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago. He is also President of PCC, the nation’s largest independent public relations organization.  A former VISTA volunteer and current Lion, Dominic earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dominican University and did graduate work at the University of Cincinnati.