Prestigious award salutes Calgary’s brightest young leaders of 2008

CALGARY, ALBERTA—September 4, 2008 – Brookline Public Relations is pleased to announce Shauna MacDonald, Principal and Founder, has been selected as one of the recipients of CalgaryInc Magazine’s highly anticipated Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2008. Selected by a panel of judges consisting of CalgaryInc’s editorial staff and senior business leaders, nominees were selected for excelling in their careers, giving back to the community, and in the process, elevating the profile of Calgary. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the award.

“I am thrilled to have been named a member of the Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2008,” said Shauna MacDonald. “It is an honour and a privilege to be recognized with these outstanding business and community leaders.”

Shauna founded Brookline Public Relations in October 2004, quickly growing the boutique PR agency and securing an impressive roster of clients based locally, nationally and internationally. Brookline is now recognized as one of Canada’s leading boutique public relations agencies with a superior track record for planning and executing award-winning public relations programs.

Getting her start in PR with a Boston-based public relations and strategic communication consulting firm, Shauna was able to provide strategic public relations expertise to companies of all sizes throughout the U.S. and the world. For five years, prior to starting Brookline, Shauna was Vice President and Managing Director of Western Canada for an international public relations firm, as well as the Technology & Marketing Communications Practice Leader for its Canadian operations.

Shauna has helped numerous companies in many industries launch programs, products and increase profile and awareness by developing comprehensive and strategic PR and IR strategies. Her extensive knowledge of both Canadian and U.S. markets has helped start-up and established companies gain and sustain market leader positions.

Shauna and the rest of the recipients will be profiled in a special section of the September issue of CalgaryInc. and honoured at a launch party at Flames Central on Wednesday, September 3. This is the 10th anniversary for CalgaryInc.’s Top 40 Under 40. This year, hundreds of outstanding nominations were received. For more information:

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