Take 5: Meg Hemmelgarn

meg hemmelgarn headshotChapter position: Social media and communications chair
Current position: PR account supervisor at STIR

What do you find most beneficial about our chapter?
I enjoy the networking and educational opportunities the chapter provides. It’s a great group with a lot of smart PR professionals.

What social media outlets do you use?
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn

What do you like to do outside of work?
My husband I recently bought a house and have had a lot of fun renovating, decorating and landscaping. I enjoy trying new restaurants, Pilates and spending time with family and friends.

What’s your favorite part about living and working in Southeastern Wisconsin?
I love living here. I grew up here and spent a few years in Ohio attending college and working, and I’m happy to be back in Milwaukee. It’s a great city with a lot to offer – restaurants, festivals, sports venues and more.

What’s your favorite restaurant in Southeastern Wisconsin?
I love so many. My favorites are Bel Air Cantina, Sobelman’s, Buck Bradley’s and Ann’s Italian Restaurant.

What’s the best vacation you’ve taken?
Aruba. The beaches were beautiful. We took a jeep tour of the island, exploring a natural pool and ruins of an old gold mine. Snorkeling was also a lot of fun.

Take 5 is a recurring set of questions designed to get to know our chapter’s board members