About

Mary Beth Huffman, owner of IMPACT Marketing and Public Relations,  is a creative business strategist who gives businesses a voice.

Her clients yield benefits. She maximizes results with her extensive research skills, combined with her marketing, publicity and digital media savvy to attract the attention of traditional, internet journalists, and clients’ target market. Her public relations campaigns have landed clients in national platforms, as well as on ABC Chicago, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, and other suburban publications.

Prior to launching IMPACT Marketing and Public Relations, Mary Beth Huffman worked for Fortune 500 companies and not-for-profit organizations. She published a bi-weekly column for the Daily Herald, the largest suburban Chicago newspaper and the third largest daily newspaper in Illinois.

Now her mission is to empower businesses, develop thought-leadership, and inspire up-and-coming marketing communications professionals. She speaks and trains on branding, marketing, public relations, and social media.

Mary Beth Huffman is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, an Immediate Past President of the Public Relations Society of America Suburban Chicago Chapter, and is a member of the Publicity Club of Chicago.