ABOUT

For 35 years, Amy Aines has been improving leadership effectiveness and business performance through communications.

ABOUT

For 35 years, Amy Aines has been improving leadership effectiveness and business performance through communications.

In 1999 Amy left Vodafone AirTouch to create Damianakes Communications, a consulting firm dedicated to helping leaders effectively tell their company story, deliver results and navigate change.

Now Damianakes Communications specializes in helping leaders use communications to build success cultures and helping scientists build support for their work. In November of 2017, Founder Amy Aines joined Waterhouse Brands a consultancy creating high-impact brands for mission-driven healthcare companies. There, Amy serves as Chief Culture Strategist.

EXPERIENCED ADVISOR

Amy’s versatility as a strategic communicator stands out. She is a reputation builder, messaging strategist, employee motivator, change manager, workshop designer, speaker coach and storyteller, all in one. For Amy, words matter.

Experience has shown Amy that company culture is the oft-neglected foundation for success. Helping leaders tap the power of Values-based leadership is her passion and focus. Since 1999 her work as CEO of Damianakes Communications has made a difference to a multitude of biotech, healthcare, telecommunications and technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

VERSATILE COMMUNICATOR

Before launching her consulting venture, Amy held a variety of communications management positions (link to Linked In) for telecommunications and wireless companies including AirTouch, Pacific Telesis Group, PacTel Spectrum Services and Coastcom.

Over the years she honed her skills in public relations, employee communications, advertising, product documentation, technical writing, financial communications, crisis management and marketing communications. She has spent decades serving as a corporate spokesperson and providing counsel to senior executives to improve their ability to communicate with impact.

1980-1982
1982-1984
1984-1990
1990-1999
1999 – Present

1980-1982

COASTCOM

Product Marketeer

Technical Writer

Advertising Strategist

Documentation Developer

1982-1984

PacTel Spectrum Services

Publicity Seeker

Product Promoter

Messaging Strategist

Employee Communicator

1984-1990

Pacific Telesis Group

Reputation Builder

Media Spokesperson

Speaker Coach

Financial Communicator

Crisis Preventer

1990-1999

AirTouch Communications

Brand Builder

Culture Architect

Employee Motivator

Change Enabler

1999 – Present

Damianakes Communications

Culture Strategist

Values-based Leadership Coach

Speaker Coach

Storyteller

Workshop Designer

Meeting Facilitator