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Ed Stevens, APR


Ed Stevens, APR

– Chairman & CEO

After rising through the ranks of Dix & Eaton to become Vice-Chairman, Ed Stevens ran the Corporate Communications Departments for two Fortune 500 companies. He purchased Baron Advertising in 1999 and renamed it twice to reflect the firm’s expanding capabilities in terms of digital marketing and crisis communications. Ed has one of the industry’s best strategic minds. He is able to blend all communications in cost-effective programs for meaningful results. Ed has served as president of the American Advertising Federation/Cleveland (AAF/Cleveland) and the Greater Cleveland and NE Pennsylvania Chapters of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Ed is the founding president of the Northern Ohio Communications Advocates (NOCA), an industry organization dedicated to retaining and attracting marketing and communications business in the Region. He is the past president of The Public Relations Global Network. He has been active with COSE, the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce, the Cuyahoga County and Lorain County Boards of Mental Retardation, and Cleveland Furniture Bank. He has earned awards for service, creativity, public relations, crisis communications and marketing communications.

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