Chuck Merydith, APR, CBC, Senior Consultant

As a 25-year PR and marketing communications veteran, Chuck is a former editor for the Illinois Restaurant Association and is currently a secret shopper for Levy Restaurants.  As a VP in Hill and Knowlton Public Relations’ Consumer Package Goods practice, he led account teams in new product launches, brand PR, crisis communications and issues management programs for clients such as Nestle Ice Cream/Haagen Dazs and RMH Foods.

He is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Business Marketing Association, and is a former president of PRSA’s Chicago Chapter.  He is also a member of the Marketing Executives Networking Group.