Who is LCWA?

Named one of Forbes “America‚Äôs Best PR Agencies” in 2021 based on input from peers, industry experts and clients

Superior client service since 1985

National agency headquartered in Chicago

Founded by the late Louis C. Williams, Jr., a revered leader in the national PR and research community

Strategic thinking and capabilities of a large agency with the personal approach and dedication of a smaller firm

Independent, management-owned firm that puts clients first

Member of Public Relations Global Network for international reach

Top Ranking National Firm

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O'Dwyer's list of national, independent PR firms.

LCWA’s Values in Action

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EXCELLENCE

Demonstrate excellence in everything we do, down to the smallest detail.

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CREATIVITY

Use creativity in identifying the right solutions to everyday problems.

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PASSION

Bring passion to every project, going above and beyond to get the best possible results.

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RESPECT

Show respect in our words and actions, as well as in how we use your time and resources.

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INTEGRITY

Conduct our business with integrity, honesty and transparency.

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ACCOUNTABILITY

Take accountability to ensure we meet and exceed all program goals.

Leadership Team

We have seasoned experts who understand your business, and fresh-thinking digital natives, ensuring a variety of viewpoints and resulting in programs that are both strategic and creative.

Kim Blazek Dahlborn

Kim Blazek Dahlborn

President & Chief Executive Officer

Allison Kurtz

Allison Kurtz

Executive Vice President

Shannon Quinn

Shannon Quinn

Executive Vice President

Jim Kokoris

Jim Kokoris

Executive Vice President

Tim Young

Tim Young

Executive Vice President

Cheryl Georgas

Cheryl Georgas

Senior Vice President

Global Reach

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Our membership in the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) gives us global PR capabilities with expert partners spanning six continents. Members in this invitation-only network are experienced and recognized authorities within their local markets and specialty fields of practice.