Jean has extensive executive experience in all facets of marketing communications, interactive media, advertising, public relations and brand strategy.
She co-founded Dalmath Associates in 1996 with her husband Gabe Dalmath, 30-year news anchor for WHEC TV in Rochester NY. Gabe passed away in 2006.
Prior to founding Dalmath Associates, Jean’s corporate executive experience includes serving for 11 years at The Genesee Hospital in Rochester, NY, where she was Vice President for Public Affairs. She was responsible for marketing, communications, numerous operational departments, and brand management. She developed data-driven marketing plans and audience market research, oversaw development and tracking of the marketing dashboards and performance targets, and directed all PR functions including serving on the emergency preparedness team. In addition to marketing and PR, Jean initially led development fundraising activities for the hospital and later assisted in establishing the Genesee Hospital Foundation, which had dedicated leadership.
Jean was a key member of the senior management team heading the merger of Rochester General and Genesee and the formation of Greater Rochester Health System (GRHS), GRIPA and the Greater Rochester Health Plan. She went on to lead corporate communications for GRHS, which later became ViaHealth.
Prior to her tenure in healthcare, Jean she was Director of Communications for Sarah Coventry, the world's largest jewelry company. She directed corporate communications for the company’s world-wide operations including national TV and print advertising, publications and public relations. She managed the work of multiple national PR and ad agencies and campaigns. She directed national media relations including press parties and celebrity endorsements. She also managed contract negotiations for national endorsements and sponsorship events including an LPGA Tournament, Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants and all related sponsorship activation programs.
Jean has served on numerous boards and committees for many professional and community organizations. She currently serves on the board of the Lifetime Assistance Foundation.