Wondergem Consulting Names Maggie Kennedy as Public Relations Associate

Wondergem Consulting Inc. recently welcomed Maggie Kennedy as a Public Relations Associate.  Full details are available in the press release below:

WONDERGEM CONSULTING INC. NAMES KENNEDY AS PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE

Grand Rapids, Mich. (October 4, 2012) — Wondergem Consulting Inc., a Grand Rapids-based public relations firm, today announced the appointment of Maggie Kennedy as a Public Relations Associate.

"Maggie is a great addition to the Wondergem team. Her professional background and knowledge from Experience Grand Rapids make her the ideal candidate for this position," said Wondergem Consulting Inc. President Tim Wondergem. "We are thrilled to have her on board."

Kennedy joins Wondergem Consulting Inc. with 3 years of marketing experience at Experience Grand Rapids, the convention & visitors bureau. Kennedy earned a bachelor's degree in business from Grand Valley State University. The Brighton, Mich. native currently resides in Grand Rapids, Mich.

About Wondergem Consulting

Wondergem Consulting (WCI) has a 22-year history serving a broad array of private and public sector clients, including those in manufacturing, medical research and health care, economic development, higher education, government, transportation, hospitality and tourism, arts and culture, human services, retail, architecture, real estate development, information technology and law. The firm provides media relations, event planning, board development, crisis management, information strategy, issues management and fund raising services.

Promotions and Hires at SeyferthPR

SeyferthPR announced earlier this month the promotion of one employee and the hiring of three new full-time employees. [slideshow]

Megan Ochmanek, who joined the firm as a project coordinator in September 2011, was promoted to assistant account executive after being recognized for the key role she has played in orchestrating multiple projects including the Michigan International Auto Show Gala, Hockey Night, the first Auto Supplier of the Year Award and, most recently, the Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association’s Championship Regatta.

Whitney Potteiger, who has been an intern with SeyferthPR, has become the firm’s newest project coordinator and will continue to work with nonprofit organizations such as Network 180 and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Outstate Michigan.

Jessica Colwell, the most recent addition to the team, joined SeyferthPR as account coordinator. Prior to working at SeyferthPR, Colwell held a position as marketing coordinator for a financial firm in Allen Park. In her new position, she will also work on the McDonald’s team.

John Balice has been promoted to account coordinator, working on the McDonald’s account. Balice has been an Intern with the company since early 2012.

SeyferthPR, which was founded in 1984 by Ginny Seyferth, is presently one of the largest and most respected public relations firms in the Midwest. Additional information is available at SeyferthPR.com

Lambert Edwards & Associates Welcomes Chea Tyrrell to Health Care Practice

Lambert, Edwards & Associates today announced it has added Chea Tyrrell as an associate in the firm’s Health Care Practice. Chea recently moved to Grand Rapids from Lansing after graduating from Michigan State University. The full press release is available below the fold.

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LAMBERT, EDWARDS & ASSOCIATES ADDS NEW ASSOCIATE TO HEALTH CARE PRACTICE

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 25, 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 added Chea Tyrrell as an associate in the firm’s Health Care Practice.

Tyrrell joins LE&A from the Michigan Townships Association, where she worked as communications coordinator, advertising manager and expo director. Tyrrell previously held an internship with John Bailey & Associates, before the company merged with LE&A in 2009. In her new role, Tyrrell will be involved in a variety of communications and media relations projects for some of the firm’s largest clients.

“We are excited to have Chea join the LE&A team,” said Don Hunt, partner and managing director. “Her background in PR and media relations combined with her statewide experience makes her a good fit within our practice group.”

Tyrrell holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising with a specialization in public relations from Michigan State University.

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We’re excited to welcome Chea Tyrrell to @LambertEdwards’ expanding health care team!

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 and Public Affairs. LE&A has posted 11 consecutive years of growth and earned four Silver Anvil awards – the profession’s highest honor – in the past four years. Follow us on Twitter: @LambertEdwards.

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

Lambert, Edwards & Associates Adds Ashleigh Chatel as Associate

Grand Rapids-based public relations firm Lambert, Edwards & Associates has added Ashleigh Chatel as an associate.  Read the full press release below the fold...

LAMBERT, EDWARDS & ASSOCIATES ADDS NEW ASSOCIATE TO HEALTH CARE PRACTICE

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 9, 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 added Ashleigh Chatel as an associate within the firm’s Health Care Practice.

“We are excited to have Ashleigh join our firm and are confident that her experience in both online media and public relations make her a good fit within our practice group,” said Don Hunt, partner and managing director. “She will play a key role in some of the firm’s largest clients, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and DTE Energy, and we look forward to getting her ramped up on all initiatives.”

Currently, Chatel serves as president of Wayne State University’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter. Prior to joining LE&A, Chatel worked at AnnArbor.com and Detroit-based public relations agency, Berg Muirhead and Associates.

Chatel will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies in May 2011 from Wayne State University.

We’re excited to announce that Ashleigh Chatel has joined @LambertEdwards’ expanding health care team!

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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CONTACT

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