Heed Public Relations Hires Senior Strategist, Shelby Burr

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Shelby Burr
Shelby Burr
Heed Public Relations, a Chattanooga-based public relations agency, announces its newest team member, Shelby Burr, as senior public relations and communications strategist. In this role, she will develop successful communication strategies and implement creative solutions to improve client business needs.

“Few things are more exciting for a business owner than making a hire who has the capacity to noticeably better their own organization as well as their partners’ businesses. Shelby is that kind of hire for us,” said David Martin, co-founding partner at Heed Public Relations.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Shelby in the past, and we know firsthand the high quality of work she delivers and the high-quality person she is. We’ve hoped since our founding that she’d be able to join us at Heed one day, and we are happy beyond words that we’ve finally been able to make that happen.”

"Ms. Burr has extensive experience as a marketing, communications, and product management professional," officials said. "She has driven award-winning marketing strategies for multi-million dollar businesses, launched new products for business-to-business and direct-to-consumer markets and executed revenue-driving campaigns for multiple client initiatives."

“I am thrilled to join the Heed PR team and hit the ground running with this amazing agency,” said Ms. Burr. “This company truly cares about its clients and their quality of work routinely goes above and beyond expectations. Heed believes in their clients and makes sure that the work they provide is work that actually matters — and I want to be a part of that.”

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced he will appoint Troy Haley to serve as administrator of the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation within the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce ... (click for more)

New vehicle sales in Hamilton County rose in June to 1,030, and used vehicle sales rose to 4,475, according to figures from the County Clerk's office. That compares to 1,336 new vehicles sold ... (click for more)

Since Sunday, June 25, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development has been working with Geographic Solution, Inc., the vendor that operates Jobs4TN.gov, to navigate a system outage at ... (click for more)



Business

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Breaking News

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