Mary Gerace is an outstanding publicist and event planner able to work with diverse groups, undertake long
term projects, and bring any effort to a successful conclusion. She did an incredible job launching the
book "Harold!" and a year-long commemoration of Harold Washington. She is committed, hardworking, able
to motivate others, and gets results.
Political Science Professor (retired)
University of Illinois-Chicago
and former Chicago Alderman
Mary Gerace has a talent for opening doors in a nice way. She also has the rare ability to think outside
of the box, as they say. My association with her as a publicist has been a rewarding and
profitable one from the very start.
William Farina, Author
DeVere as Shakespeare;
Eliot Asinof and the Truth
of the Game; and Man Writes
Mary demonstrates an unselfish dedication and unwavering commitment to youth mentoring.
Her skills and ideas as a communicator have been an enormous plus.
Daniel F. Bassill, Founder and CEO
What makes Mary Gerace stand out is her
warmth, personability, attention to detail,
and her determination to maximize
opportunities. She cares about her client's
success and has an endless supply of energy
and creativity. Mary's ability to take both
short- and long-term projects to a
successful conclusion with finesse
makes her truly a pleasure to work with.
Sarah Eilefson, Past Coordinator
Grants and Communications
National Veterans Art Museum
Mary Gerace is the hardest working publicist
I've seen in many years. She's also a nifty writer.
She's done a great job promoting my work.
Peter Nolan, Author
Campaign! The Election
That Rocked Chicago (Amika Press)
and News Stories: A Memoir (Gatekeeper Press)
Mary, I'm pleased to recommend your
services to any organization interested
in promoting itself in a professional manner.
I was very pleased with the work you carried
out for the Round Table. Thank you for your
dedication to the advancement of our mission.
Roger D. Rudich, Past President
The Civil War Round Table of Chicago
Mary Gerace has been a valuable contributor to the WorldChicago - she provides fabulous
energy and new, innovative ideas for our visitors that make them feel truly welcome in this city - Mary is an event planner extraordinaire!
Peggy Parfenoff, Executive Director