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This profile was last updated on 9/11/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Employment History


  • bachelor's degrees , journalism and speech communication
    Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
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Ray Valek, ABC | Valek & Company Communications, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Ray Valek, ABC
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
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.
Team | Valek & Company Communications, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Ray Valek, ABC
For each client, the team is led by Ray Valek.
Writing & Research, Including Content Marketing, Speechwriting, Editorial & Feature Writing, Science Writing, and Scriptwriting | Valek & Company Communications, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Valek and Company's president, Ray Valek, still takes great pride in being a working writer, spending a healthy percentage of his time crafting words for clients.
Ray writes for professional and consumer audiences. He has produced speeches and other executive communication, case studies and statements, news releases, special reports and stakeholder communication, white papers, strategic plans, Web site and blog content, trade magazine articles, scripts, advertising and collateral, advertorials, proposals, and more. He also has provided editorial assistance on peer-reviewed medical journal articles. Writing clients have included the American Osteopathic Association, College of American Pathologists, Defibtech, DePaul University, Forbes Magazine, Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Healthcare Information Services (HIS), Healthcare Financial Management Association, Horace Mann Educators Corporation, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Illinois HIV Care Connect, Interface Global, The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources, University HealthSystem Consortium, University of Chicago Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Vista Health, Walgreens, and many more.
Contact | Valek & Company Communications, 30 Mar 2015 [cached]
Ray Valek President
Valek and Company, Inc. 1327 W. 54th Place La Grange, IL 60525 708-352-8695
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