OKC Thunder Luncheon
Thursday, July 26th – noon to 1 pm
OKC Thunder Lunch Menu:
Dan Mahoney | Vice President, Broadcasting & Corporate Communications
Dan Mahoney joined the Oklahoma City Thunder in August 2008. In his role of vice president of Broadcasting and Corporate Communications, he oversees the Thunder business public relations efforts, website (okcthunder.com) and broadcasting operations.
Previously Mahoney served as a public relations consultant for the Professional Basketball Club, LLC and the New Orleans Hornets. From 1995-2003 he was director of communications for Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating. He later worked with Gov. Keating as senior vice president of communications and public affairs at the American Council of Life Insurers in Washington, D.C.
Consulting with Gooden Group of Edmond, Okla., Mahoney coordinated public relations efforts for the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, a historic Oklahoma City landmark which reopened in 2007 after being closed for 18 years. He also assisted the Hornets during their relocation and a two-year stay in Oklahoma City from 2005-07.
As director of communications for Gov. Keating, Mahoney was responsible for public information coordinator for the State of Oklahoma and the Governor's office. That included public information efforts during the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Following that tragedy, he consulted for businesses and other government agencies on crisis communications.
Mahoney spent 18 years in radio and television as a news director, news reporter and sportscaster in Richmond, Va.; Albuquerque, N.M.; and Oklahoma City. He is a native of Philadelphia and attended Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of New Mexico.
Mahoney served on the 20-year anniversary committee for the Oklahoma City National Memorial. He has two adult daughters who live in New York City