Liz Torrez

Liz consults a variety of clients on communications issues including reputation management, executive visibility, corporate positioning and media relations. She manages large scale, multi-national communications programs for H+K clients across the world. As the Chicago market leader, Liz specializes in driving strategy and developing corporate positioning programs to support a number of local clients in achieving their business goals. She has advised clients and their leadership teams on communications issues in a number of industries including transportation, retail, education, financial services and health care. She has spent most of her 15 years at H+K serving as a top advisor to a leading professional services consultancy, helping them increase visibility for the brand and their leaders across a number of business areas and firmwide.

Liz has communications experience ranging from journalism to public relations in the areas of media relations, public affairs and crisis communications. Prior to joining the firm more than a decade ago, Liz worked at a Chicago-based public affairs firm and focused on executing campaigns to build support for public policy initiatives. She has an integrated marketing and advertising background managing local, statewide and national campaigns. Liz also has journalism experience as a reporter and producer at the ABC-TV affiliate in Lincoln, Neb., and in radio as a news director and anchor in Champaign, IL.

Liz was honored as one of PR News’ 2017 Top Women in PR. She received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in speech communication from The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.