Daniel D. Atwater

Daniel D. Atwater is Managing Director of Atwater Strategies, LLC., a public relations and business development consulting firm. In this capacity, Daniel is responsible for the firm’s client engagements ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations, primarily within real estate, financial services and technology industries.

In 2017, Daniel accepted a unique opportunity as Senior Manager of Public Relations for Oceanwide Plaza LLC. At Oceanwide, Daniel oversaw PR strategy for Oceanwide Holdings’ U.S. real estate flagship, an over $1 billion-dollar project with nearly 1.5 million square feet of mix-used development in downtown, Los Angeles. A first of its kind project in the Americas, Daniel is particularly proud of spearheading the development of corporate affairs and community relations activities while managing strategic partner relationships for Oceanwide Plaza’s residential and commercial offerings. Daniel’s passion for inclusive economic development includes 13 years of operations and business development experience representing clients and organizational portfolios in public, private, nonprofit and academic sectors.

Prior experience includes positions at The Pollack PR Marketing Group, the University of Southern California, Combined Properties, the City of Los Angeles’ Asset Management Division, Sentient Communications, and Pat Tobin and Associates. Daniel holds a master’s degree in corporate communication management from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Los Angeles where he has also been privileged to serve as an adjunct professor since 2012.