Principal / Creative Strategy Director
25+ Years of Expertise in PR/Marketing for Commercial Real Estate, Financial Services, Legal Industries
Commercial Real Estate Whiz — Michael has created PR/Marketing programs for many of the top names in commercial real estate and knows the industry inside and out. His expertise runs the full gamut, from thought leadership to media strategy to marketing collateral and special events. In fact, he’s the mastermind behind what has become Chicago’s top Commercial Real Estate Forecast Event, held each January.
Chicago’s top CRE event — He’s spent 20+ years building it to 1,000 attendees and a top tier speaking roster that has included the likes of Sam Zell, Deb Cafaro, Chris Kennedy and many other industry leaders.
Strategy. Strategy. Strategy. — One of his greatest strengths is the ability to evaluate a client’s market position and goals, then conceptualize a strategy for taking them to the next level—and beyond.
Principal / Chief of Innovation and Getting it Done
25 years experience in PR/Marketing for Commercial Real Estate, Financial Services, Legal Industries; Website Strategy and Content
High Level Strategy/Focused Messaging — Allison has a keen understanding of how to identify growth opportunities for clients and create strategic campaigns that leverage their expertise. Highly skilled at tailoring complex messages to a variety of audiences, she thrives on depth and detail and is accustomed to working on tight deadlines. The focus is always on adding value for the client.
Media Strategy — The cornerstone of her expertise is her work with the media. As a former syndicated newspaper columnist (Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel), she knows the media—how reporters work, what piques their interest, and how to package relevant, timely information.
Social media and all things content– — She also oversees social media, website strategy and content services for clients.
Vice President Media Relations / Social Media Strategist
25 years+ years of PR experience, with a strong emphasis on national media and thought leadership.
Pam is known for her ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities in the fast-paced public relations environment. She wears many hats, from high-level media strategist to a thought leadership writer, project manager and special event coordinator. She enjoys learning the intricacies involved in many industries and helping to solve clients’ related communications problems.
Senior Consultant/Content Director
12+ years of content creation and media relations
Maureen has extensive experience writing about CRE, business, and legal issues, as a journalist and a marketer. As the communications landscape continues to evolve, Maureen is diligent about tracking the latest trends in social media, content management, and blogging. As a former journalist, she also works well with the media. This focus on helping businesses stay relevant in today’s shifting content landscape is a big advantage for the clients she represents.
Senior Account Executive / Chief Team Builder
10+ years of marketing, event planning and social media experience
Val is the consummate team player, always working toward client goals in a way that both motivates and inspires. Her expertise covers a wide field—from marketing collateral to special events to running full social media and communications campaigns for a wide range of businesses. She has a strong work ethic and is highly inquisitive. Among her keen interests is social media, where she moves from Twitter to corporate LinkedIn pages without a hitch.