Beth Holzheimer Hallisy

Beth Holzheimer Hallisy, APR, Fellow-PRSA, is president of Beth.LLC, a professional writing and content creation firm, primarily serving organizations in the business-to-business, healthcare and nonprofit sectors in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois. Aside from her work engaging in content creation for clients, she also is an occasional adjunct professor of public relations at Notre Dame CollegeKent State University and John Carroll University and serves as a part-time consultant to Cleveland-based Marcus Thomas LLC and Hennes Communications, a national crisis communications firm.

Prior to founding her content creation firm, Beth.LLC, Beth Hallisy was a partner of Marcus Thomas. She joined the $140 million integrated marketing communications agency in 1991.

Beth also was public relations account manager at Fleishman-Hillard, Cleveland; director of community affairs for St. Thomas Hospital, Akron; technical editor at URS architectural and engineering firm, Cleveland; and director of development and public relations for Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School, Cleveland.

Beth’s clients have included ALLTEL Communications, American Greetings, Black Flag, BP, the Cleveland Indians, The Cleveland Browns, Diebold, Eastman Kodak, GenCorp Automotive, ISG (Mittal, LTV Steel), Key, Master Builders, Nestle, Steel Service Center Institute, Ohio Bancorp, UPMC and Sky Financial Group. A recipient of six Silver Anvil awards, Beth Hallisy is a Fellow and accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and 2011 winner of Cleveland PRSA’s Lighthouse Award for career achievement and community service and a graduate of Leadership Cleveland. She has served on the Executive Committee of PRSA Counselors Academy; the Corporate Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art; and the boards of Achievement Centers for Children, Boys Hope Girls Hope, the Center for Community Solutions, and Villa Angela Saint Joseph High School.

Beth holds a master’s degree from John Carroll University and a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University. She also has completed graduate work at Cleveland State University, the University of Michigan, Ursuline College and Cleveland Marshall Law School.

Beth Hallisy is married with five stepchildren, nine grandchildren and one German Shepherd. Beth enjoys cycling, Peloton, golf, weight training, travel, and reading—in addition to red wine, dark chocolate and Italian shoes. Claims to fame include teaching James Taylor to speak Russian, surviving a knife fight among insurgents in Kathmandu, riding an ostrich in South Africa and a camel in Egypt, and driving through a solid metal garage door, off Prospect Blvd in downtown Cleveland. She can’t wait to see what tomorrow will bring.

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