A leader in the field of public relations for over 40 years and an active, accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America for more than 30 years, Louise Lake Hayman, APR, Fellow PRSA, has been selected as the PRSA Maryland Lifetime Achievement Honoree for 2016. Hayman will be honored at the 2016 Best in Maryland Awards Gala & Holiday Party on December 8 at The Belvedere in Baltimore.
“As an advocate for ideas in government and historic preservation organizations, Louise sets the stage effectively for informed public debate. She is known within the profession and among the media she works with as completely honest,” said Central Chesapeake Chapter president Marc L Apter, APR of Image Power Inc. “All who know her come away impressed with the loyalty she offers to her clients as well as her co-workers.”
Hayman is a communications consultant with more than 40 years experience in public relations. During her career she has served state and local government, non-profit organizations, and public corporations. Among these are Union Trust Bank, USF&G Insurance, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Office of the Governor, Office of the Comptroller, Office of the Anne Arundel County Executive, the Maryland Commission for Celebration 2000 and The Artemis Group.
Economic development, energy, environmental conservation, health insurance, community organizing, developing issue consensus, strategic planning and institutional advancement are among her areas of expertise.
Currently associated with the Governor’s Office of Transformation and Renewal, her previous clients include Priority Partners, Johns Hopkins HealthCare’s managed care organization; Corrado Management Services LLC, community re-development; the Maryland School for the Blind; and Marylanders for Reliable Power, a coalition addressing the state’s future electricity supply.
Hayman has been an active, accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and of its local chapter for more than 30 years. She is a past member of the Maryland Chapter, and a founding member and past president of the Annapolis-Anne Arundel Chapter, now Central Chesapeake, where she currently serves as secretary.