Meet the Board

ISHMPR Board of Directors

Aside from our dedicated members, ISHMPR consists of a team of Board Members that help guide and govern the Society. These Board Members come from all walks of life, from hospital and senior services marketing personnel to agency professionals. The ISHMPR Board of Directors boasts innovative leaders in the healthcare marketing and public relations industry and offers unparalleled ideas and support.

Liz Foster


Marketing & Media Coordinator
CGH Medical Center

(815) 625-0400 ext. 4581

Molly Sorrell

Past President

Director of Marketing and Community Relations
Culbertson Memorial Hospital

(217) 322-4321

Randy McDaniels

Interim Vice President

McDaniels Marketing

(309) 346-7412

Cynthia Stewart

Program Chair

Director, Marketing, Communications, & PR
Memorial Hospital & Hancock County Senior Services

(217) 357-8563

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Brandy Steely

Program Co-Chair

Marketing Director
Pinkneyville Community Hospital

(618) 357-8898

Craig Stewart

Membership Chair

Managing Partner
SOURCE 309 | Powered by American Solutions for Business

(309) 210-6816

Emily Hartzog

Communications Chair

Vice President
Chartwell Agency

(815) 708-8610

Laura Reed

Pinnacle Award Chair

Owner/Public Relations Director
Cork Tree Creative, Inc.

(618) 656-7333

Hilary Frank


Account Manager
McDaniels Marketing

 (309) 346-0512


BethAnn Gailey

Member at Large

Marketing Director
Gateway Regional Medical Center

(618) 798-3167

Erika Ward

Member at Large

Social Media Coordinator
OSF HealthCare – Marketing & Communications

Paris Ervin

IHA Liaison

Senior Director of Media and Public Affairs
Illinois Health and Hospital Association

(630) 276-5675

Kennedy Kaufman



Join a Healthcare Marketing Board

Become a member of the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations. Membership is open to all healthcare marketing professionals across Illinois, including representatives of health businesses and hospital marketing firms. ISHMPR offers comprehensive opportunities to support its members’ professional growth and development. Discover the opportunities and responsibilities of an ISHMPR Board Member.

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