2015 Rising PR Stars: Allie Metcalf, Account Supervisor, Corporate Affairs, Edelman

A former staffer with Senator Mark Kirk in Washington, D.C. handling human rights issues, advocacy campaigns and policy events, Allie Metcalf is a rising star in Edelman’s Chicago Corporate Affairs Practice.

During her three-year tenure at Edelman, she has quickly become a trusted advisor to her clients. Metcalf continually demonstrates an ability to get at the heart of her clients’ business challenges, and in turn, provides them with trusted and strategic counsel that exceeds her level and earns her frequent accolades and a seat at the table with C-Suite level executives. Within the last year, she has been at the helm of a number of stand-out assignments, always demonstrating a willingness to go above and beyond to help her clients achieve their business and communications goals.

Metcalf is respected throughout the Chicago office for her work ethic and her dedicated and collaborative approach to turning out high-quality work and programming.  In addition, her commitment to earning media for her clients is unmatched. Whether it’s jumping in to help the 3M team secure media interviews for the company’s debut at SXSW to personally giving up time on the weekend to help a restaurant chain client land a placement in an influential local publication, Metcalf never fails to deliver. Her roster also includes placements in myriad business and major market outlets including The Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, the Financial Times and Fox Business.