Director, Strategic Communications
Danielle Bennings is the Director of Strategic Communications at Weller Development Company. Ms. Bennings is responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of all communications initiatives while overseeing the public relations, social media and content communications strategies for the company and the Port Covington project.
Prior to joining Weller Development, Ms. Bennings was the Director of Public Relations at Plank Industries, the privately-held investment office of Kevin A. Plank, the founder, Chairman and CEO of Under Armour. As Director of Public Relations, Ms. Bennings developed and oversaw end-to-end execution of PR strategies intended to create and uphold a positive image for Plank Industries and the Sagamore brands, as well as spearheading the Cupid’s Cup entrepreneurship competition including recruiting, marketing, relationship management and large-scale event production.
Ms. Bennings also has experience as a communications consultant, working with clients like the Extra Mile Education Foundation, Stand Up For Kids D.C., and Microsoft UK. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.