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Philip A. Craig*

In Memoriam:  1953 - 2017
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Suite 2400
Columbus, OH 43215

Philip A. Craig serves as Vice-President of Shumaker Advisors, LLC.  Prior to joining Shumaker Advisors, he was President of The Craig Group, Inc., for almost 40 years.  As principal consultant on projects and activities involving public relations, marketing, community relations, political campaigns and lobbying efforts, Philip has managed a multitude of successful political and private interest campaigns, building on a strong, significant reputation in diverse fields of expertise.

Philip has served as the primary consultant and strategist for a wide variety of local, state, and national campaigns serving clients in the retail grocery industry, beverage producers, distributors and retailers, tourism, home health care, commercial developers, and health care affiliates among other industries.

An accomplished columnist in trade journals for over 30 years, Philip also has over thirty years of experience as the chief executive officer of other satellite companies.  Philip started his first public relations firm at the age of twenty-four and holds a B.S. degree from The Ohio State University.  He currently holds the position of Executive Director for several trade associations.

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Shumaker Advisors is not engaged in the practice of law or rendering legal advice.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York and Vermont, Executive Director
  • American Beverage Licensees, Former Board MemberA
  • American Society of Association Executives, Member
  • Columbus Zoo, Former Board Member
  • Ohio Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus, Executive Director
  • Ohio Council of Retail Merchants, Board Member
  • Ohio Licensed Beverage Association, Executive Director
  • Ohio Society of Association Executives, Member
  • Ohio Spirits Association, Executive Director
  • Ohio Travel Association, Member
* Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Shumaker professional not admitted to practice law.

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  • B.S., The Ohio State University

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