RP is thrilled to welcome Laurie Cairns as executive vice president and general manager of our Chicago office.
Laurie brings decades of experience delivering strategic integrated marketing solutions to organizations across a broad range of industries including healthcare, hospitality, financial services, manufacturing, technology and more. As executive vice president and general manager, she will help the firm continue to grow, drive innovation and mentor the Chicago-based team.
Prior to joining RP, Laurie served as managing partner of Chicago-based Blast! Marketing & PR. Additionally, Laurie led her own agency for nearly three decades, and also served as interim CMO for Aspect Software, a global technology company.
A noted branding, marketing and consumer activation expert, she and her former agency have received numerous industry awards and have been recognized by Forbes, Crain’s Chicago Business, American Corporate Identity, B2B Magazine and Print magazine.
Laurie is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a BFA in visual communication. She has three children and lives in Park Ridge.