Mark Dunphy

Account Manager
As an Account Manager for Bateman Agency based in the San Francisco office, Mark Dunphy is a compelling storyteller and proven strategist with an empathetic ear and an eye for striking details.

Mark began his career in journalism at and the Boston Globe, where he reeled in millions of readers covering the region’s sports teams for one of the most-read digital media outlets in the nation. He moved to the San Antonio Express-News, racing to deliver crisp copy and unique insights on the breaking news beat — and catching a wooden bullet for his troubles.

At the San Francisco-based PR and public affairs firm Riff City Strategies, Mark found the same adrenaline rush landing impactful stories in top-tier business and trade publications for clients ranging from self-driving cars to cannabis technology, with an emphasis on B2B tech. He prides himself on honing stories that resonate, developing relationships with key reporters, and driving media campaigns that accelerate a startup's momentum or cement an industry leader’s status.Mark studied Journalism at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he played for the Division I Men’s Soccer team.

He lives in San Francisco and enjoys Gaelic football and getting lost in a good book.