Long Island Press Names Epoch 5 President
Among ‘50 Most Influential Long Islanders of 2012’
Huntington, NY...June 4, 2012...Katherine Heaviside, president and founder of Epoch 5 Public Relations, widely recognized as one of the top PR firms in the New York area, was named for the second consecutive year to the Long Island Press Power List, a selection of the region’s top 50 influential citizens. Now in its 10th year, the “Power List” ranks leaders from the fields of business, government, academia, healthcare, not-for-profit, and the public sector.
In the profile of Heaviside, the Long Island Press editors wrote: “How this woman keeps her cool while wading through some of the hottest controversies is a testament to her strength and her business acumen as she heads the Island’s top public relations firm. Heaviside’s clients put their trust in her to get the job done and she delivers year after year. “
Over the course of her 30-plus years at the helm of Epoch 5, Katherine has counseled corporate and not-for-profit enterprises through the changes that have swept over Long Island. She has forged relationships and spearheaded communications with the media and with leaders of businesses, foundations, associations, the community and government, many of whom have benefited from Katherine’s proactive representation, strategic counsel, and issues management.
“I thank the Long Island Press and recognize that my inclusion on the Power List is directly attributable to the good work of the Epoch 5 team and the loyalty of our clients,” said Katherine Heaviside.
A member of the Executive Board of the Long Island Association, Katherine is a former board member of North Fork Bank. She currently serves on the boards of several business associations, educational, and humanitarian organizations, including: Long Island Angel Network, United Way and Regional Plan Association.
Among her many honors, Katherine has been named a New York State Woman of Distinction and consistently one of the “Top Influentials on Long Island” by both Long Island Press and Long Island Business News. Long Island Press has also named her “Best Publicist” and Epoch 5 has been recognized as the “Best PR Firm” on Long Island by each of those publications as well. She has been recognized by Women on the Job, is the recipient of Promote Long Island’s Spirit of Long Island Award for Entrepreneurship and is a charter member of Top 50 Women on Long Island Hall of Fame.
Epoch 5 offers a powerful combination of strategic counsel and senior expertise backed by a diverse staff of Public Relations professionals. Serving the tri-state area, Epoch 5’s mission is to develop and implement breakthrough marketing communications strategies, increase client market share, build support for growth strategies, enhance reputations, and help companies and organizations overcome crises.
In addition to Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Epoch 5’s client roster includes top corporate players such as Cablevision, King Kullen, Veolia Transportation, Rechler Equity Partners, and CLK Properties. Other organizations represented include trade associations, healthcare organizations, and professional service firms and consultants. Epoch 5 has been voted Best Public Relations Firm by Long Island Business News and The Long Island Press. Epoch 5 offers complete media relations expertise, including new media and social media networking, issues management, community relations, advertising, image development, event planning, and graphic services. More information on Epoch 5 is available by visiting www.epoch5.com or by calling 631-427-1713.
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