About Us

Team members at Kathy Schaeffer & Associates, Inc. wear many hats.

We are storytellers of our clients’ accomplishments, advocates of our clients’ missions, and quick-witted guides through our clients’ communications challenges and crises.

Throughout the past 20 years, we’ve made our mark on the Chicago public relations scene, as well as throughout the Midwest, with award-winning work for associations, nonprofits and corporations. We’ve earned unparalleled experience advising hospital and health care clients as they navigate the Certificate of Need process.

We work with clients whose missions align with our firm’s core values, whose passions become our passions. Why? Because helping clients win is what motivates us.

Results for our clients are rarely a case of serendipity. We set realistic expectations and develop strategies, both offline and online, that fit our clients’ needs and resonate with their target audiences. From there, our team’s dedication to projects only amplifies results.

Our work has earned us many accolades, such as the Publicity Club of Chicago’s Platinum Award in 2010, and, best of all, we’ve helped create positive, long-lasting public policy change in the region.

KSA is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the City of Chicago, the State of Illinois and the State of Indiana, a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Chicago Transit Authority and a Female Business Enterprise (FBE) by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services.