David Kostik

We call it 'Public Relations'

Public Relations encompasses a wide range of strategies focused on building, maintaining and strengthening relationships with stakeholders who affect our clients' success. We seek to help our clients create strong, lasting connections and vibrant community relationships built on commitment to authenticity, integrity and transparency.

Technology today affords us a dazzling array of communication tools that put global reach just keystrokes away.We work to guide our clients in using these tools effectively with solid strategy applied thoughtfully.

We'd be happy to talk with your about your needs.

Do Good. Then Tell the World About It!

David Kostik speaking at Award ceremonyIn 2012, the Minnesota chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) honored David Kostik, APR, with the Donald G. Padilla Distinguished Practitioner Award. Created in 1996 to honor the late public relations pioneer Donald G. Padilla, the award recognizes an individual who is judged to have made selfless contributions to the community and who has demonstrated exceptional professional achievement.

In accepting the award, David shared these comments:

"It was while working for Donald Padilla, David Speer and John Beardsley that I learned a simple definition of public relations that I've held onto: Do good, then tell the world about it."

(Full text of David Kostik's Padilla Award Comments)


Who we are

Kostik Associates Inc. builds success for its clients through a wide range of cost-effective public relations and communications services.

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Kostik Associates is founded on the knowledge, skills, and experience of its president, David Kostik, who brings more than 40 years of management experience in the business, non-profit and government sectors.

Kostik Associates supplements its core competencies by working closely with a broad network of experienced professionals, giving us the ability to create project teams designed specifically to meet client needs.