L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) is a full-service PR agency headquartered in Chicago. Our mid-sized company is made up of experienced, invested and creative individuals who are focused on results for our clients. We integrate communications across all channels to reach audiences, including media relations, social media, influencer outreach and grassroots marketing.
Office Location(s)Chicago, Illinois (USA)
L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) is a full-service Chicago PR firm made up of 30 experienced, invested and creative individuals who are focused on providing refreshing, reliable, results for our clients. We integrate communications across all channels to reach audiences, including media relations, social media, influencer outreach and grassroots marketing.
LCWA is known for our thoughtful counsel. Our teams are fully immersed in our clients’ businesses, and have the experience to offer honest opinions and creative solutions — always with an emphasis on how public relations will help our clients’ bottom lines.
LCWA offers communications expertise in areas ranging from brand marketing and community outreach to crisis management and internal communications. Our clients are leaders in their fields, from well-known brand names to the “quiet giants” that lead their industries. LCWA specializes in home products PR, food and beverage PR, healthcare marketing and business-to-business outreach, as well as Chicago-specific programs.
LCWA is one of the top 70 independent PR firms in the country and one of the top ten firms in Chicago, according to Jack O’Dwyer’s list of national, independent PR firms. We also are ranked as one of the top five agencies specializing in home products public relations, and also ranked in the top 40 of agencies working in healthcare public relations.
- Brand Positioning and Awareness
- Community Relations
- Consumer Communications
- Crisis Communications
- Direct Marketing
- Employee Communications
- Financial Communications
- Graphic Design
- Media Relations
- Media training
- Special Events
- Strategic Planning/Counsel
- Video and Multimedia Production
- Web Development
- Consumer Products
- Fashion & Beauty
- Financial Services
- Food & Beverage
- Home Furnishings
- Professional Services
- Real Estate
- Trade Associations
Kim Blazek Dahlborn
President and CEO
Kim Blazek Dahlborn - President and CEO
Kim leads and manages the firm’s operations. She started with LCWA when the firm was four years old and has been instrumental in the success of the business. Her dedication to client service and her high standards of delivering effective, results-oriented programming have been the foundation of the culture at LCWA.
She is involved in the strategic and creative directions of all of our clients’ programs and campaigns. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our clients, especially in media, brand building/positioning, change management, reputation management, crisis communications and research.
P: (312) 565-3900
Executive Vice President
Shannon Quinn - Executive Vice President
Shannon manages the strategic and day-to-day operations for consumer and business-to-business accounts in a variety of industries. She leads the agency’s social media practice and serves as one of LCWA’s primary media trainers. Shannon excels at developing messages that break through the clutter.
She has been with LCWA since 2001.
P: (312) 565-4630