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Member: L.C. Williams & Associates
Address: 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3800
City: Chicago
State/Province: Illinois
Postal Code: 60601
Country: USA
Phone: (312) 565-3900
(800) 837-7123
Fax: (312) 565-1770
E-Mail: info@lcwa.com
Web Site: www.lcwa.com

L.C. Williams & Associates is a full-service public relations and research counseling firm headquartered in Chicago. It is a mid-size, independent agency employing 30 public relations and research professionals.The firm focuses on how effective communications can meet its clients’ goals and objectives. Whether it is building a brand or changing a corporate culture, LCWA has the experience and knowledge to differentiate its clients to their targeted audience and drive action.

LCWA is ranked as one of the top 25 firms in Chicago, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. It also is listed in the top 50 on the Jack O’Dwyer list of national, independent public relations firms and the third largest in the home category.

  • Consumer Products
  • Energy
  • Fashion & Beauty
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Health/Medical
  • Home Furnishings
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade Associations
  • Utilities
  • Media Relations
  • Business-to-Business
  • Consumer Communications
  • Brand Positioning and Awareness
  • Strategic Planning/Counsel
  • Research
  • Crisis Management and Communications
  • Financial Communications
  • Community Relations
  • Employee/Labor Communications
  • Special Events
  • Media/Speaker Training and Development
  • Video and Multimedia Production
  • Web Site Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Direct Mail Marketing
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • “Everyone on our LCWA team is smart, responsive and easy to work with. They understand our business and get meaningful results.”
    Jackie Cooper, Eureka
  • “Results! I’ve been consistently impressed with the top notch results achieved by LCWA. They have given our initiatives incredible exposure to a larger and more diverse audience.”
    Deborah Hanson, Jarden Safety & Security

Latest Blog Posts

  • Hot Topics for Warm Weather
    by Hannah Cheney on February 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Following a week of record-high temperatures across the US (especially here in Chicagoland), here are a few of my warm and fuzzy headlines from this week!Instagram is Insta-changing. You heard that right, Instagram unleashed, yet again, another update. This update may be the most significant yet, next to the first video update and changing the logo of the photo-sharing app. Now, instead of taking 30 minutes to decide what picture you and your pals look more fun in, you don’t have to […]

  • Trex Drives Brand Loyalty and Inspiration With #MyTrexDeck Sweepstakes
    by Ellyse Orndorff on February 22, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    As the saying goes, a satisfied customers is the best business strategy. With that in mind, LCWA recently worked with Trex to harness the power of its happy deck owners through the #MyTrexDeck sweepstakes. This multi-channel social promotion served two main purposes – to encourage warranty registrations among Trex deck owners and to leverage them as brand ambassadors.The promotion started with an Instagram contest that required Trex deck owners to register their Trex warranty and upload a […]

  • Favorite Finds
    by Tim Young on February 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    What a week! From Valentine’s Day and Singles Awareness Day (S.A.D.), to sweet treats, business chatter and so much more, I sifted … Here are some of my favorite finds from the week. What is a pangolin? – Google’s Valentine’s Day doodleshelped promote awareness of this endangered species, which happens to be the world’s only scaly mammal.Dulce de leche?! Yum! – I had no idea Johnny Rockets made a treat with this delicious concoction! But time is almost […]

  • Favorite Finds
    by Allison Kurtz on February 10, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    Following a week of headlines dominated by “fake news” and football, this week was all about girl power!Madame Secretary – Despite your political leanings, there’s no question that Betsy DeVos was a major newsmaker this week. In a historic tie-breaking vote, Vice President Mike Pence confirmed DeVos as the country’s new Education Secretary. The Washington Postcaptured these reactions – pro, con and otherwise.Uptown Girl – At age 63, Christie Brinkley […]

  • Favorite Finds
    by Matt Kasik on January 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    The New Year is in full swing, and despite the onslaught of political information and opinions dominating the newsfeeds, we managed to find some interesting non-politics-related info worth noting.Try to explain this in 140 characters or less: Twitter announced that it is shutting down its Dashboard app, which was released just six months ago. Dashboard was designed to help businesses make the most of their Twitter presence without having to refer to third-party options. While viewed as handy by […]