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|Occupation||Public Relations Agency President / Chief Strategist|
|Introduction||Louise Edwards launched Louise Edwards PR in 2010, following a 25+ year career at Margie Korshak Inc., and, previously, 4 years at Edelman in Chicago. Current accounts include special events, not for profits, authors, real estate investment and development, senior housing, retail projects and more. As Corporate President at Korshak, Edwards led consumer brand accounts, including food/hospitality, charity, medical and sports programming. Edwards enjoyed handling projects with notable spokespeople/celebrities, including: Michael Jordan, John Travolta, Beyonce, Celine Dion, Venus and Serena Williams, Olympian Shawn Johnson, Chicago Bear Brian Uhrlacher and many more. Earlier, Edwards was Account Supervisor at Edelman, the world’s largest independent communications firm. For four years, she implemented PR campaigns serving major national brands (Dow Chemical, Kohler, Beechnut Baby Food, Wilson Sporting Goods and The Whitehall Hotel in Chicago.|
|Interests||Business Interests & Recognition: Chicago Skyline Award (Chicago Triathlon), Guinness World Record (Chicago Triathlon), Global McDonald’s Communications and Marketing Awards (8) for new product (burgers, McCafe/coffee, salads & more) introductions plus two global fundraising awards-- Competition among hundreds of PR entities across the world; Gold/Silver Trumpet Awards (4) from Publicity Club of Chicago (Kohler, Harbor Point condominiums, Bonkers Cat Treats, Chicago Marathon); Hotel & Motel Association Gold Key Publicity Recognition (Whitehall Hotel), and named “One of the 20 Top Achievers” of decade/Today’s Chicago Women|
|Favorite Books||"Hot Dogs and Hamburgers" by local author Rob Shindler and "The Show Must Go On" by local author Marion Simon.|
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