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Ray Valek

Creative Services Manager; Marketing Communications Specialist

University of Chicago Hospitals

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University of Chicago Hospitals

5841 S. Maryland Ave. MC 2115

Chicago, Illinois 69637

United States

Company Description

The University of Chicago Medicine has provided comprehensive, innovative medical care to children since its first pediatric facility was opened in 1930. Thanks to generous gifts by Gary and Frances Comer, a 172-bed acute care facility was founded in 2005 ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

President

Valek and Company Inc

Vice President

Ogilvy & Mather

Director

District 106

Affiliations

Member
Max

Accredited Member
International Association of Business Communicators

Education

bachelor's degrees

journalism and speech communication

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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Ray Valek has achieved distinction as a writer, media relations expert, strategist, creative director, and project manager. He has exceptional experience working with clients in the health & medicine, science & technology, and education industries. He is personally involved in each and every client engagement.
As the president of Valek and Company, Inc., Ray has successfully completed assignments for nearly 60 organizations. Prior to starting the company, Ray was a vice president at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Before that, he was on the marketing and public relations staff of the University of Chicago Medical Center. His work there was recognized with six Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators. He recently contributed to a Gold Halo Award from the Cause Marketing Forum for his work with Horace Mann Educators Corporation and DonorsChoose.org.
Ray takes great pride in being a working writer, spending a healthy percentage of his time crafting words for clients. Excellent writing underpins all Valek & Co. services, which include editorial and feature writing, media relations, Web content and social media development, executive communication including speechwriting and scriptwriting, medical and scientific writing, advertising and collateral, e-communication, brand development, case studies, communication planning, and more. Depending on the size and nature of a project, Ray works on his own or with team members with expertise in areas including Web development, social media, media buying, graphic design, photography, training, and marketing research to produce communication programs that achieve outstanding business results.
Ray is an accredited business communicator (ABC), a proud member of the Max Achium ice hockey club, a graduate of The Second City's Beginning Program for improvisational comedy, and a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


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Ray Valek, ABC
Ray Valek has achieved distinction as a writer, media relations expert, strategist, creative director, and project manager. He has exceptional experience working with clients in the health & medicine, science & technology, and education industries. He is personally involved in each and every client engagement.
As the president of Valek and Company, Inc., Ray has successfully completed assignments for nearly 60 organizations. Prior to starting the company, Ray was a vice president at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Before that, he was on the marketing and public relations staff of the University of Chicago Medical Center. His work there was recognized with six Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators. He recently contributed to a Gold Halo Award from the Cause Marketing Forum for his work with Horace Mann Educators Corporation and DonorsChoose.org.
Ray takes great pride in being a working writer, spending a healthy percentage of his time crafting words for clients. Excellent writing underpins all Valek & Co. services, which include editorial and feature writing, media relations, Web content and social media development, executive communication including speechwriting and scriptwriting, medical and scientific writing, advertising and collateral, e-communication, brand development, case studies, communication planning, and more. Depending on the size and nature of a project, Ray works on his own or with team members with expertise in areas including Web development, social media, media buying, graphic design, photography, training, and marketing research to produce communication programs that achieve outstanding business results.
Ray is an accredited business communicator (ABC), a proud member of the Max Achium ice hockey club, a graduate of The Second City's Beginning Program for improvisational comedy, and a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


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In a career spanning nearly 25 years, Ray Valek has achieved distinction as a writer, strategist, creative director and project manager.Ray takes great pride in being a working writer, spending a healthy percentage of his time crafting words for clients.All of his work in marked by clarity, attention to detail and compelling content.
Ray relies on his writing ability to craft strategic plans and concepts for clients.Ray has led brand development and communication planning initiatives for the University of Illinois Medical Center, the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, Illinois Women Against Cervical Cancer, the Midwest Business Group on Health, and many more organizations.
As a creative director and project manager, Ray has led teams of graphic designers, photographers, Web developers and others on award-winning projects that achieved outstanding business results.His work at the University of Chicago Hospitals was recognized with six international Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
Ray is an accredited business communicator (ABC), a graduate of The Second City's Beginning Program for improvisational comedy, a member of the Max Achium ice hockey club, and a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


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In a career spanning nearly 25 years, Ray Valek has achieved distinction as a writer, strategist, creative director and project manager.Ray takes great pride in being a working writer, spending a healthy percentage of his time crafting words for clients.All of his work in marked by clarity, attention to detail and compelling content.
Ray relies on his writing ability to craft strategic plans and concepts for clients.Ray has led brand development and communication planning initiatives for the University of Illinois Medical Center, the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, Illinois Women Against Cervical Cancer, the Midwest Business Group on Health, and many more organizations.
As a creative director and project manager, Ray has led teams of graphic designers, photographers, Web developers and others on award-winning projects that achieved outstanding business results.His work at the University of Chicago Hospitals was recognized with six international Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
Ray is an accredited business communicator (ABC), a graduate of The Second City's Beginning Program for improvisational comedy, a member of the Max Achium ice hockey club, and a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


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