Hlywak is a senior-level communications strategist and new media expert with proven success in branding, awareness, and cultivation campaigns across social, email, and digital platforms. As a senior content strategist at PEP, she is responsible for engaging with patients and caregivers and playing a key role in translating insights into strategies, programs, and content plans for clients. Before joining PEP, she was the national director of content marketing for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and an account supervisor at Kathy Schaeffer and Associates Public Relations and Public Affairs, both in Illinois. Hlywak earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a master of arts in the humanities from the University of Chicago, also in Illinois.
“Stephanie is an award-winning communications professional and brand storyteller dedicated to causes that make the world a better place,” says Kristin Phillips, managing director of content strategy and PEPpartners. “She is ideally suited to make significant contributions to PEP and our clients.”
About the Patient Experience Project
PEP is a full-service, patient-centric communications firm serving the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. PEP has offices in Saratoga Springs, New York, and Chicago, Illinois. PEP’s nationally recognized approach centers around the collaboration with the foremost disease experts—patients themselves—to co-create authentic programs and content for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Learn more about career opportunities at PEP.