Lorie Nies

Chief Executive Officer and Communications Director

Ms. Nies’s experience in Public and Media relations has spanned an extensive career in the legal, entertainment and political arena’s. Today, as a majority owner of 5RMK, she serves as 5RMK’s Chief Executive Officer and Director responsible for external media communications, social media and marketing and planning. She also provides media relations, public relations and strategic external communications consulting to 5RMK’s clients.

Experience Summary:

  • President of Nies Partners – Media & Public Relations specialists – Chicago & Boise, Idaho
  • Media Relations consultant to Universal Studios and Paramount Pictures
  • Director of Marketing – Spoleto Festival – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Media Relations Advisor to President Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan
  • Director Public Relations – Chicago Bar Association
  • Public Relations Account Manager for Hill Street Blues TV Programming, the Country Western Band Alabama and the National Parent Teachers Association
  • Emmy Award Nominee as co-host of “Career Scope” – a WFLD-TV Chicago production