Angela Klinske is a senior director in Lambert’s Grand Rapids office bringing nearly 25 years of experience in public relations and communications strategy. She spent the past 10 years in healthcare, where she consulted and served as director of External Relations and PR for Trinity Health Michigan, and prior to that, as communications director at Mercy Health in West Michigan, which is also part of Trinity Health, the second-largest Catholic health system in the country. As director, she successfully led teams in strategic communications, media relations, issues/crisis management, internal communications, change management communications, and social media.
Prior to her work in healthcare, Angela contracted with companies through her consulting firm, Mixed Media, where she provided strategic communications planning, public and media relations consulting and copywriting for clients in the consumer packaging, healthcare, apparel and retail industries.
As an accomplished writer, Angela spent five years as editor-in-chief at Women’s LifeStyle Magazine, West Michigan’s first publication dedicated to women, where she helped share the stories of hundreds of women entrepreneurs, professionals, creatives and community leaders. She has also written cover features for Grand Rapids Magazine, focused on downtown development.
Angela is passionate about helping business owners promote and protect their brands to the highest extent possible and helps clients develop a communication strategy that integrates traditional, social and digital media. She believes that each organization has a unique story to tell that creates an emotional connection with its stakeholders and leaves its legacy in society.
In addition, Angela serves as a deacon at her church, and has served on international, short-term mission trips, and has served as a volunteer literacy tutor in the Grand Rapids community.
Angela earned her bachelor’s in Advertising at Ferris State University.