President & Chief Executive Officer
Raymond sets the strategic direction for one of the country’s leading integrated communications firms. He is the guiding force behind Crosby’s mission to Inspire Actions That Matter™, helping clients positively impact people’s lives and contribute to the greater good.
For more than 30 years, his creative thinking has helped leading national nonprofits, healthcare organizations, federal agencies and consumer brands measurably improve their reputation, business results and social impact.
Raymond’s emphasis on building a strong culture of collaboration, client focus, and creative excellence has resulted in client tenure and staff tenure that far exceed industry averages. Through consistent growth under his leadership, Crosby now ranks #27 on O’Dwyer’s list of largest independent firms, and #10 for Healthcare PR, and is recognized as a leading marketing firm serving the federal government. The firm has also been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for seven straight years from 2017 through 2023.
Raymond has been named one of the region’s top CEO’s by The Washington Post and is a three-time winner of an Influential Marylander award from The Daily Record for making a significant impact in the communications field and throughout the state of Maryland.
He serves on the Council of Governors for the Mid-Atlantic region of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), was a past chair of the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, and volunteers his free time to a broad array of community causes.
As testament to its commitment to giving back, since 2015 the firm has donated more than $3 million to charitable causes. In 2022, under Raymond’s guidance, the Crosby Scholars program was developed in partnership with Anne Arundel Community College to create greater opportunities for underrepresented students from diverse backgrounds to pursue degrees and careers in Advertising & PR.
A lifelong resident of Annapolis, Raymond graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a BA degree in Radio, Television and Film. At Carolina, he played lacrosse on two NCAA National Championship teams.
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