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Walker Sands Communications Walker Sands Communications
55 W. Monroe, Suite 3925, Chicago, IL 60603
312/267-0066; fax: 312/876-1388
Key practice areas: Electronics, Education Technology, Enterprise Software, Fintech, Marketing Technology, Edtech and Retail & E-Commerce Tech. Employees: 80+
Founded: 2001.

Agency Statement: Walker Sands is a public relations and digital marketing agency for business-to-business technology companies. With an integrated approach, Walker Sands helps clients build brand awareness, enhance credibility and drive new business. Walker Sands is a four-time Inc. 5000 honoree and regular recipient of some of the industry’s most prestigious awards from organizations including PRSA, Holmes Report and PR News. Walker Sands was founded in 2001 and has offices in Chicago and San Francisco.

In addition to its agency work, Walker Sands also mentors startups as a partner with Techstars, the world’s number one startup accelerator. Additionally, Walker Sands is a sponsor of Catapult, a Chicago-based Chicago’s peer reviewed tech hub. In 2016, Walker Sands received recognition for client work from the Holmes Report SABRE Awards, PRSA Skylines, Hermes Creative, the Bulldog Reporter, and Entrepreneur, among others.

Ken Gaebler, CEO, founder, prin.; Mike Santoro, pres. & prin.; Ellen Hanson, COO; Will Barthel, VP, biz. dev.; Andrew Cross, VP & partner; Dave Parro, VP & partner; John Fairley, VP, digital; Courtney Beasley, dir., mktg.

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