LaVoieHealthScience (LHS), an integrated investor and public relations consulting agency focused on advancing health and science innovations, today announced additions and promotions of several key employees: Harriet Ullman has been promoted to Vice President, PR & Product Communications; Katie Gallagher has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, PR & Media Relations; and Anna Army has been promoted to Senior Account Executive. In related news, Kristi Bruno has joined the agency as Vice President, PR/Communications & Lead, Digital Marketing Practice, Midwest Region.
“I am delighted to recognize these talented individuals who provide exceptional client service and dedication to their colleagues and clients. We count on these team members for their high quality of work, passion for health and science innovations, and dedication to building winning companies and brands,” said Donna L. LaVoie, President and CEO of LaVoieHealthScience.
Kristi Bruno joins LaVoieHealthScience in a new role for the firm and a new market. With nearly 20 years’ experience in healthcare, STEM, non-profit, government, and science, Kristi’s health and science experience culminated from her time at American College of Chest Physicians, where her last position was Director, Communications, Media, and Marketing. Ms. Bruno brings several awards, achievements, and memberships to the firm, including panelist for The Atlantic Live, The Air We Breathe Summit and presenter at the American Board of Medical Specialties Conference Presenter on “Building Your Social Media Presence.”
In addition, LHS announced that it has received the following awards:
- Ranking as #36 among Boston Business Journal’s Fast50 fastest growing companies in Massachusetts, joining 49 other inspirational and accomplished companies instrumental in growing the Massachusetts economy;
- Appointment of Sharon Correia, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer at LaVoieHealthScience, to Ragan’s Top Women in Communications, Class of 2021, designed to honor the most inspirational and influential communicators in the industry. Sharon joins an elite list of women working to inspire their coworkers, advance the communications industry, and mentor future generations of communications leaders; and
- Finalist in the 53rd Annual Bell Ringer Awards, hosted by the PR Club, for Investor/Financial Communications Campaign on behalf of client TFF Pharmaceuticals. These awards are designed to recognize the hard work that so many PR professionals have devoted to their clients and agencies this past year. Winners will be announced on June 10.
President and CEO Donna LaVoie commented, “Every day we contribute to health by working with our clients to focus their communications to reach their key stakeholders in the investment, clinical, physician, payer, patient, and business communities. Being recognized for our top-flight strategic communications is a true testament to our dedicated team of strategic innovators, who bring decades of experience across the health science industry.”
LaVoieHealthScience partners with leading health and science brands to build value for their companies, attract capital, and reach key stakeholders through integrated communications, relationship building and marketing. The firm provides strategic consulting, public relations, and investor relations to build recognition and increase sales and value for health science innovators. LHS also employs two trademarked methodologies to enhance its strategic communications advisory services. The agency has received over 50 awards in recognition of the work done by its strategic thinkers for leading clients in the healthcare and science industries. LHS was inducted in the 2018 Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame List of Fastest Growing Private Companies, as well as ranked on the O’Dwyer’s list of 2021 Healthcare Public Relations Firms and Boston Business Journal’s Largest PR Firms in Massachusetts.