Shaun Wiley

Shaun Wiley is a communications professional with a broad marketing and public relations background, including experience in event planning, media relations, crisis communications and community relations.

Shaun’s experience includes serving as communications director for Metro Chicago for the American Heart Association. She directed communications strategy for the market, including media relations and media and corporate sponsorship cultivation and activation. Additionally, she developed messaging for use at American Heart Association buzz events and fundraisers.

Shaun came to the American Heart Association from SWG&M Advertising, where she was public relations specialist with a focus on promoting the agency to external and internal audiences through media relations and internal communications.

Among her media successes are Adweek, Austin American Statesman, Washington Post, Washingtonian, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Today’s Chicago Woman, Crain’s Chicago Business, Black Enterprise, Latino Leaders, numerous community newspapers, websites, education trade magazines and the Chicago, Austin and Washington, D.C., television markets.

Before SWG&M, Shaun was part of Lisa Wolfe’s team at Grant/Jacoby. Among her clients were the Microsoft Education Group, AvalonBay Communities, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and Culligan. Shaun began her career as community relations coordinator for a major book retailer, before moving on to a two-year stint with a small marketing communications firm. She holds a bachelor of science degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami, Fla.