Maureen Cahill’s career spans journalism, corporate communications, agency leadership and nonprofit. She spent five years as assignment manager at Twin Cities ABC affiliate KSTP-TV, nearly seven years as Director of PR at Mall of America while also working as a freelance producer for NBC Nightly News and the Today Show, and a decade as co-founder of PR agency McFarland Cahill. For the past eight years, Maureen was executive director at Smile Network International, where she oversaw day-to-day operations and international partnership and mission development for the Twin Cities-based healthcare nonprofit, while also leading the organization’s PR, marketing and fundraising initiatives.
In 2020, when Maureen returned to her eponymous freelance business, Cahill Communications, she and Bellmont Partners cemented a strategic partnership, formalizing a relationship that’s stretched back nearly 15 years. While Maureen will consult with her own new and long-time clients, the partnership with Bellmont will allow her to build out larger teams for clients that need additional support. Maureen has experience working in nearly every communications discipline, and is especially skilled at media relations, crisis communications, events, strategic planning and video producing.