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...


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 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 ( 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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