Public Relations and Philanthropy Experts - Kim Spirou
Kim Spirou Public Relations
Kim Spirou has worked in the public relations field for more than 20 years.
As an internationally recognized communicator she
has provided public relations support, expertise and training for numerous organizations in both the public and private sectors.
She most recently served Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital as its Vice President of Communications and Development.
tenure with the hospital, Kim Spirou
received numerous awards and accolades for her
public relations initiatives and, in 2009, was named Communicator of the Year by the Ontario Hospital Association
As well, over the course of five years at the helm, she
raised more than $12 million for the hospital's foundation.
In 2002, Kim Spirou launched Spirou & Associates Communications and Marketing Inc.
Prior to branching out on her own, Kim Spirou pioneered and led Media Street's public relations division and played a key role in advising clients on media relations, issues management, social marketing, publicity, communications planning and crisis communication.
also spearheaded Media Street's
She conducts both quantitative and qualitative research studies for clients who benefit from her advice on marketing strategies, policy and issues management.
Before joining Media Street, Kim Spirou was with the Windsor Board of Education managing the Communications Department.
While at the Board, Kim Spirou
developed and implemented an award-winning public relations program.
Kim Spirou has worked in Toronto as a Research Analyst with For/cast Communications (a division of Decima) where she facilitated focus group studies and conducted quantitative research studies for a wide range of clients.
devotes a great deal of energy to community projects.
As an active Rotarian and Past-President of the Windsor Roseland Rotary Club she
is involved in several local fundraising initiatives and international humanitarian projects.
She is also active with the Windsor and District Chamber of Commerce, having served on its board and on the ATHENA Committee.