WASHINGTON, D.C.— Marketing communications expert Sheila Strand has launched Strand Communication Strategies, providing strategic communications solutions in marketing communications, public relations and issues management to clients in the healthcare, education, corporate and non-profit sectors from its headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Strand began her career as a professional journalist with The Des Moines Register and The Kansas City Star and was later an executive at Clinicare, the largest home care provider in Kansas, serving as director of communications and later CEO. She also held executive positions with St. Mary’s Hospital, Kansas City; Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, Texas, and the American College of Cardiology in Washington, where she recently was senior director of communications and marketing.
Strand is joined by Rachael Lille Moore as managing director and Yvonne Brune as creative director. Prior to joining SCS, Lille Moore served as the public relations manager for the Heart Rhythm Society and previously managed strategic communications, issues management and physician and patient education projects at APCO Worldwide. Brune has served as in-house consultant for Fortune 500 companies in the Midwest and operated her own design house for more than 10 years,