Topin & Associates Adds Two Project Managers as Agency Expands

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Additional assignments from clients have led Topin & Associates ( to hire an additional team member and promote from within. Heather Chenery joins the agency as senior project manager, and Brianna Anderson is promoted to project manager.

As senior project manager, Heather Chenery will be overseeing the day-to-day initiatives for clients Mission Pharmacal, Myriad Genetics and Vetter. Chenery has 15 years of experience in client services including interactive marketing, pharmaceutical sales, business development, content development and strategic medical marketing.

"Heather brings significant health care experience critical to a successful completion of client projects," said Al Topin, president of Topin & Associates.

Prior to joining Topin, Chenery was senior marketing manager at a medical marketing and communications company in Evanston, Ill., and was responsible for business development and strategic marketing initiatives. She also provided content development and account management for the company's clients, including Abbott Nutrition, Lundbeck and Genzyme. She earned her bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University in University Park, Texas and her master's from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Topin & Associates also promoted Brianna Anderson to project manager. Anderson handles the agency's marketing initiatives and new business workflow. Previously, she worked as an office coordinator. Her attention to detail makes her suited for trafficking timelines and managing project budgets.

"Brianna also has solid social media knowledge," said Betsy Kramer, vice president and account director and Anderson's supervisor. "She has been instrumental in helping strengthen Topin's presence on multiple social media platforms."

Prior to joining Topin & Associates, Anderson was with Beyond the Box Productions, a fully integrated marketing, production and distribution company located in Los Angeles, Calif., which allowed her to hone her online research skills and focus on competitive analysis. Anderson moved to Chicago following her graduation from SUNY Fredonia in upstate New York, where she received her bachelor's degree.

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About Topin & Associates

Topin & Associates is a full-service health care marketing communications agency based in Chicago. Founded in 1982, the agency offers strategic planning, global branding and positioning, creative development and tactical implementation to help clients achieve their business objectives. Topin & Associates applies the Pepper Logic™ approach — a set of guiding principles unique to the agency — to deliver product, service and brand campaigns with impact. To learn more about the agency's Pepper Logic™ process, go to or call Al Topin at 312-645-0100.

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[Image] Chenery Heather 2012
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