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Louis G. Pukelis

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Kineo

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The Kineo Group

Kineo

311 W Superior Suite 210

Chicago, Illinois 60654

United States

Company Description

We provide strategic counsel and execution to forward-looking organizations in the areas of communications, branding and marketing. We are expert at articulating for clients a clear communication strategy that focuses on a solution to their business oppor ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Communications Director

State of Illinois

Blogger for The PTSD Blog

Chicago Now

Affiliations

Board Member
The Publicity Club of Chicago

Co-Founder
Pukelis & Lehrer Communications Inc

Founder
Pukelis & Lehrer Communications Inc

Education

broadcast journalism

Southern Illinois University

B.S. degree

broadcast journalism

Southern Illinois University

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Louis G. Pukelis

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A 25-year communications veteran, Louis is an award-winning practitioner and former journalist with a reputation for creating and implementing successful communications and marketing strategies in support of association, corporate, government and non-profit entities.
Prior to Kineo, Louis was communications director for the State of Illinois serving multiple state agencies including Transportation, Insurance, Financial & Professional Regulation, Fire Marshal and Veterans' Affairs, while coordinating efforts with the governor's office and other elected officials. He also was co-founder of Pukelis & Lehrer Communications, Inc., president of LKN Public Relations, vice president at Ogilvy PR Worldwide and Kemper Lesnik Communications, and managing director of public affairs for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club.
Louis' diverse clientele has included the Chicago Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Citgo, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Snap-On Tools, BP, Starbucks, Illinois Lottery, plus many engineering firms, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and manufacturers.
Louis is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in broadcast journalism.


Associates at The Kineo Group

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Louis G. Pukelis

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A 25-year communications veteran, Louis is an award-winning practitioner and former journalist with a reputation for creating and implementing successful communications and marketing strategies in support of association, corporate, government and non-profit entities.
Prior to Kineo, Louis was communications director for the State of Illinois serving multiple state agencies including Transportation, Insurance, Financial & Professional Regulation, Fire Marshal and Veterans' Affairs, while coordinating efforts with the governor's office and other elected officials. He also was co-founder of Pukelis & Lehrer Communications, Inc., president of LKN Public Relations, vice president at Ogilvy PR Worldwide and Kemper Lesnik Communications, and managing director of public affairs for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club.
Louis' diverse clientele has included the Chicago Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Citgo, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Snap-On Tools, BP, Starbucks, Illinois Lottery, plus many engineering firms, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and manufacturers.
Louis is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in broadcast journalism.


Associates at The Kineo Group

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Louis G. Pukelis

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A 25-year communications veteran, Louis is an award-winning practitioner and former journalist with a reputation for creating and implementing successful communications and marketing strategies in support of association, corporate, government and non-profit entities.
Prior to Kineo, Louis was communications director for the State of Illinois serving multiple state agencies including Transportation, Insurance, Financial & Professional Regulation, Fire Marshal and Veterans' Affairs, while coordinating efforts with the governor's office and other elected officials. He also was co-founder of Pukelis & Lehrer Communications, Inc., president of LKN Public Relations, vice president at Ogilvy PR Worldwide and Kemper Lesnik Communications, and managing director of public affairs for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club.
Louis' diverse clientele has included the Chicago Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois Tollway, Citgo, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Snap-On Tools, BP, Starbucks, Illinois Lottery, plus many engineering firms, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and manufacturers.
Louis is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in broadcast journalism.


Jonathan Lehrer Communications - Our Associates

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Louis Pukelis, partner in Pukelis & Lehrer Communications , is an award-winning communications professional with 16 years expertise in public and media relations, primarily in the transportation field.


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Louis G. Pukelis, Sr. Comm. Consult. Res Publica Group: Who We Are

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Louis G. Pukelis
Senior Communications Consultant
Louis G. Pukelis is an award-winning public relations practitioner and former journalist with 16 years experience in public and media relations programming and management.
His expertise includes print and broadcast media relations, program development and management, event planning and execution, publication design and management, and video production. Throughout his career, Louis' diverse clientele has included state and local governments, Fortune 500 companies, associations, non-profits, law firms, and public relations firms.
As senior communications consultant for Res Publica Group, Louis currently leads communications efforts for the South Lake Shore Drive reconstruction project, working closely with Edwards & Kelcey Engineering and Chicago Department of Transportation officials. Louis also has worked on projects for Commonwealth Edison, Quinlan & Carroll, CTE Engineers, and Horizon Group Properties.
In 2003, he and the City of Chicago earned recognition from the Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) and the Public Relations Society of America for outstanding communications efforts related to the South Lake Shore Drive project. As an additional honor, Louis was elected by his peers to the PCC's board of directors, where he serves as the organization's third vice president.
Prior to his consultancy, Louis was vice president for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Kemper Lesnik Communications. He spearheaded activities on a variety of accounts including Illinois Department of Transportation, City of Chicago, Starbucks, Illinois Lottery, Seagram Americas, Snap-on Tools, BP Amoco, and American Greetings, among many others.
In 2000, PCC honored Louis with a Golden Trumpet Award for exemplary PR efforts on the Illinois Department of Transportation's Stevenson Expressway reconstruction project. He also won a 1998 PCC Silver Trumpet and 1999 Creativity in Public Relations Award (CIPRA) for The Glenlivet Office Putting Championship for Seagram Americas.
Prior to joining Kemper Lesnik, Louis was managing director of public affairs for the Midwestern division of the American Automobile Association. Louis was AAA's primary spokesman and media contact in Illinois and Indiana. He also was editor of Home & Away, AAA's member magazine, and led the planning, publicity and execution of several AAA programs.
A native of Chicago's South Side, Louis graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in broadcast journalism. Top
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