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“Kate and Lianne have been instrumental to the growth and success of the company,” says Noreen Heron & Associates, Inc. President and Founder Noreen Heron of Senior Account Executives Kate Hughes and Lianne Wiker who have been promoted to vice presidents of the full-service public relations, marketing, advertising and social media firm.

“It takes a special individual to be able to execute all that we manage at the agency,” continues Heron. “Kate [who has been with the company for 12 years] and Lianne [who has been with the company for 8 years] are driven and creative publicists who go above and beyond for both our clients and the company.

“Throughout the years, they have led and mentored strong teams that have been an integral part of our clients’ success. They both have tremendous abilities to manage PR and marketing initiatives to achieve desired results. ”

Among the accounts Hughes manages are Drury Lane Theatre; Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park; Hyatt Regency O’Hare; The Royal George Theatre; The Apollo Chorus and First Folio Theatre, while Wiker handles The Marriott Theatre; Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center; The All Chocolate Kitchen; Massage Envy; Theatre at the Center; Geja’s Café; Stage 773 and more.

Since its founding in 2001, Noreen Heron & Associates has gained a reputation as a one-stop-PR-shop that delivers targeted advertising strategies, grassroots marketing efforts, SEO consulting and social media services. The agency employs 12 communications specialists, and has represented Prince, Fleetwood Mac, Louis CK, Jerry Seinfeld, and more.

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