Lambert Edwards & Associates Welcomes Emily Veltman to Firm

Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) recently welcomed Emily Veltman to the firm's Consumer Practice after a successful internship with the company. Read the full press release below the fold.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 14, 2011 – Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), West Michigan’s top-ranked public relations agency and the state’s largest investor relations firm, today announced it has promoted Emily Veltman to associate within the firm’s Consumer Practice.

Veltman was hired in Sept. 2010 as an intern, where she developed grassroots marketing concepts and performed media relations activities for select local and national brands. In her new role, Veltman will support the account teams for several of the firm’s key consumer clients.

“We are pleased to have Emily join our firm in a permanent role,” said Tara Powers, Partner/Managing Director of the Consumer Practice at LE&A. “She has excelled as an intern for the past several months and has impressed us with her work ethic, teamwork, positive attitude and eagerness to learn. I have no doubt she will be a terrific addition to our team.”

Prior to joining LE&A, Veltman completed a special events internship for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan where she gained experience in event planning, relationship management and public relations skills for non-profit organizations.

Veltman holds a bachelor’s degree in communications studies and a minor in music from the University of Michigan.

About Lambert, Edwards & Associates

Named the 2010 PRWeek Small Agency of the Year, LE&A (www.lambert-edwards.com) is a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-20 investor relations firm nationally with approximately 100 clients based in 20 states and five countries. As Michigan’s only statewide firm – with offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit – LE&A serves middle-market companies and national brands in five practice areas: Automotive, Consumer, Financial Communications, Health Care & Technology and Public Affairs. LE&A has posted 11 consecutive years of growth and earned three Silver Anvil awards – the profession’s highest honor – in the past four years. Follow us on Twitter: @LambertEdwards.

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Jeremy Bakken Lambert, Edwards & Associates 616-233-0500 jbakken@lambert-edwards.com