Fabia J. Talhame
Fabia Talhame is a Senior PR Account Executive at Burrell Communications in Engagement Marketing Group. In her role, she coordinates and manages multicultural consumer public relations programs and media relations for the Macy’s and Tide accounts. Prior to joining Burrell Communications, Fabia worked for Fleishman-Hillard, an international PR firm, managing general consumer marketing communications, national media relations, program planning and execution, day-to-day client support and account management on national PR programs for Quaker Oats, and Tropicana. Previous experience also includes experience at Golin Harris International PR firm. Fabia has done consumer PR for British Petroleum (BP), L'Oreal's Soft Sheen Carson and Marshall Field's and McDonald’s.
Prior to her public relations experience, Fabia worked in Human Resources in a recruiting capacity for Ameritech (now known as AT&T), Aon Corporation and Agency.com. She holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management from Chicago’s Loyola University and has studied public relations at Columbia College in Chicago.
A lover of fashion, Fabia graduated as a certified tailor from Chicago Vocational High School and is currently combining her passion with her profession, Fabia now sits on the board and serves as a chairperson on the public relations and events committees for the Chicago Fashion Foundation, an organization dedicated to enriching Chicago's fashion industry through education and programs.
In her spare time, Fabia enjoys reading, baking and of course, shopping!