Angel Enterprises is an innovative, woman-owned public relations and special event planning firm with an outstanding track record in event planning and management, promotions, media outreach, public education campaigns and constituent relations. Our comprehensive range of services and individualized approach is instrumental in ensuring that clients achieve desired recognition and prominence across the nation and around the world.
Angel’s business model is founded on building lasting relationships with our clients and focuses on client retention, not simply client generation. This requires significant attention to detail and constant interaction between Angel and our clients over a long period of time. After a careful assessment of the needs of each client, Angel Enterprises takes a creative look at how those needs can best be met, and ensures achievement with maximum impact and cost effectiveness.
One of the advantages of working with Angel Enterprises – is our ability to draw upon a pool of experienced and trusted associates when necessary while maintaining a leaner and more appropriately sized staff during the process when less support is required.
Shelley Hymes is the Founder and President of Angel Enterprises, a dynamic and widely respected public relations and special events firm based in Washington, DC. Ms. Hymes applies her broad knowledge of the executive and legislative branches of government, extensive experience planning and executing successful communications efforts, outstanding track record of managing public education campaigns, and unsurpassed skills at special event planning to meet client demands for the very best of a wide range of promotional services. Over the last several years, she has created a large portfolio of clients representing a wide range of industries including the federal government, high-profile associations, major corporations, and world-renowned cultural organizations. Her efforts have culminated in winning campaigns that have ranged in scope and size from intimate gatherings to high profile, national endeavors.
Prior to forming her own company, Ms. Hymes was a Director in Burson-Marsteller’s Public Affairs practice in the Washington, DC office. During her tenure, she managed several successful initiatives on behalf of Burson-Marsteller clients, including serving as Director of Dedication Ceremonies for the World War II Memorial, an award winning public relations outreach that attracted over 100,000 veterans and their families to the National Capital region for several days of once-in-a-lifetime events.
Previously, Ms. Hymes was appointed Director of the Office of the 21st Century Workforce by President George W. Bush. This program was created and designed by President Bush and U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao to serve as a catalyst for change in the American workforce and to shine a spotlight on the challenging and changing realities of the 21st century workplace. Ms. Hymes represented the Bush Administration and Secretary Chao at numerous national and international labor conferences, and fulfilled an extensive speaking schedule, including presentations before the European Union’s Workforce Working Group in Brussels, Belgium and at the Euro-American Women’s Council in Athens, Greece.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Hymes was Executive Director of the U.S. Congressional Joint Economic Committee (JEC), under the leadership of U.S. Senator Connie Mack. With her leadership, the JEC hosted groundbreaking high-technology summits where industry leaders were able to meet and address members of the House and Senate for the first time. Ms. Hymes also spearheaded the JEC’s adoption of many new technologies, such as accepting congressional hearing testimony via satellite. The Committee was widely recognized during her tenure for producing well-written and easily accessible publications on international and domestic economic policy issues.
Other positions held by Ms. Hymes include: Communications Director at the New River Media Group, Press Secretary for Chairman Michael J. Boskin at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and Special Assistant to Secretary Jack Kemp at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.