Lou Gerig | @lgerig1964
President, Sease, Gerig & Associates
Lou is the president of Sease, Gerig & Associates with a long history of working with the public. He began his career as a middle school teacher, but an opportunity with the local newspaper soon changed his course eventually leading to a job as press assistant to White House Press Secretary Jim Brady during the Reagan Administration. He was press secretary to U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar from 1978-1981, before joining the White House staﬀ. From 1982-1987, he served as a lobbyist and head of the public and governmental aﬀairs department for Merchants National Corporation,now PNC Bank Indiana. In 1987, he joined forces with the Seases to form Sease, Gerig & Associates. Lou provides senior policy and communications counsel to a broad range of clients on issues concerning management, corporate and community reputation, crisis communication and stakeholder engagement.