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 and marketplace 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 #24 on O’Dwyer’s list of largest independent firms, #4 on PRWeek’s largest Healthcare PR firms, and is a top provider on the GSA AIMS schedule. The firm has also been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
In 2017, Raymond was named the region’s #1 CEO by The Washington Post for businesses with under 100 employees. He also is a two-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.
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.
He serves on the Council of Governors for the Mid-Atlantic region of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), the Board of Directors for Severn Bank, was a past chair of the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, and volunteers his free time to a broad array of community causes.
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