Recommendations for Debra Lawrence

David Brimm, President

BrimmComm, Inc.

"Debra Lawrence has a truly intuitive business sense that helps build strong marketing programs and beneficial collaborative business relationships. She understands client and customer needs and knows how to create events, market initiatives and support programs that generate results. She has an uncanny ability to identify and locate market information and promotional partners that strengthen any program. Her business contacts stretch across the country because she brings value and intelligence to the partnership. In the many years we have worked together, she continues to surprise me with her knowledge and ability to get things done."

Susan Swartz, PR Manager

Rush North Shore Medical Center

"Deb is a highly qualified, marketing professional with proven business insight. She has consistently contributed to the strategic growth goals of the organization. This includes establishing and growing an e-newsletter database, and significantly expanding community relations with corporations and government programs. I would best describe her as a true team player, with high energy and an entrepreneurial spirit."

Howard Meyer, Executive Director

Skokie Chamber of Commerce

"I have had the honor of working with Debra over the last several years, partnering with her on several high profile community initiatives and projects that she has led for the Skokie Chamber of Commerce. I have found Debra to be a wonderful resource, with connections throughout the community. She is very skillful at marketing and one of the most creative Public Relations strategists I have worked with. Debra has successfully marketed many of our programs and events, bringing them to a higher standard of excellence. The Chamber of Commerce has also engaged Debra on many occasions to communicate our activities via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn which have raised our profile and awareness in the North Shore business community. I would not hesitate to use Debra, as she is the consummate PR and Marketing professional!" 

Lisa Frey, Senior Development Manager

Northwest Suburban United Way

"I have worked with Deb for many years. First, we collaborated together on the United Way campaigns that were conducted at Rush North Shore Medical Center for four years. In the past two years, Deb has served as the representative from the hospital on two Skokie Initiatives- the Eat Smart- Get Fit! initiative for summer day campers at the Skokie Park District, and this year's initiative -Skokie's Trail to Fitness- a community health initiative. I truly enjoy collaborating with Deb. She brings innovative ideas and ways to implement them in a practical way. She always remains focused with her eyes on the final product. I hope I have an opportunity in the future to work with her again."

Jim DeVuono, President & Owner

JRD Communication Group, Inc.

"Debra is a really solid asset to any project team and organization. Her ability to successfully project manage sizable event projects, is based upon true industry experience and expertise, a result of Director level expertise in Marketing and Corporate Communications, supported by great intellect and instincts. We produced numerous projects together, including the important annual OREF President's Benefit, involving as many as 3,000 physicians. Deadline adherence, budget control, creative solutions, and savvy...Debra is a true industry pro."