Mary Hills, IABC Fellow

Mary Hills, IABC Fellow

Mary Hills, IABC Fellow, ABC, Six Sigma, FRSA, of HeimannHills Marketing Group, Chicago, is an international marketing and communication professional providing expertise to organizations undergoing change and evolution. She also teaches in Loyola University Chicago’s MS Global Strategic Communication program and the Centre for Strategic Communication Excellence. HeimannHills is the research partner for the Centre’s Communicating AI research initiative launched in 2017.

Mary’s career includes service at in large, enterprise corporations such as First Wisconsin National Bank – Milwaukee, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Whiteco Advertising, NiSource and Northern Trust. HeimannHills service focus brings marketing and communication expertise to organizations undergoing change and evolution in their growth strategy to ensure sustainability.

Mary holds a BS/Marketing-Finance, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI and an MA Communication – Organizational, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.  Her industry leadership and work in marketing and organizational communication has been recognized by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – Fellow (2018), IABC Fellow (2016), IABC Chicago’s Karen Utterback Award (2015), IABC Chairman’s Award (2012).

She speaks nationally and internationally on marketing and communication topics, particularly from a business management perspective. She is published internationally, promoting the use of marketing and communication standards and best practices in management.

Learn more about Mary Hills and Sebastian James’ presentation at CONVERGENCE Summit: An Inside Look at Artificial Intelligence for Communicators


The video below examines Crystal Knows, a highlight of Mary Hills and Sebastian James’ breakout presentation at CONVERGENCE Summit 2020. Crystal is an app that uses AI and personality profiles to tell you how to deal with, relate to or close the person in your next meeting.