LANE Promotes Two in West Coast Office

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - LANE, a national, independent agency specializing in public relations, digital marketing and investor relations, has promoted two employees in its Portland, Ore., office. Kristin Heilman-Long has been named account director with a food, beverage and lifestyle focus and Claire Castellanos has been promoted to senior account executive with a consumer and technology focus.

"Kristin and Claire have contributed significantly to both the agency and the clients we serve," said Wendy Lane Stevens, president of LANE. "We are always delighted to recognize individuals who have made an impact on the agency's success and drive results that build revenue for our clients."

Heilman-Long joined LANE in 2009 as a senior account executive, contributing expertise in the development of strategic communications and media relations programs for regional and national accounts. As account director, Heilman-Long will provide strategic counsel to clients including Grand America Hotel, The Heathman Hotel, Travel Portland, Moonstruck Chocolate Co. and Pendleton Woolen Mills. Prior to joining LANE, Heilman-Long worked as an account executive at Ron Sachs Communications in Tallahassee, Fla.

Castellanos joined LANE in 2012 as an account executive bringing with her expertise in the technology industry. As senior account executive, Castellanos will assume a greater role in day-to-day account management and drive the implementation of strategic communications campaigns through content development, media outreach, event coordination and digital marketing. Castellano's client portfolio includes Eid Passport, Consumer Cellular, Trailblazer Foods, Skout Natural Foods and ZAGG.

About LANE
LANE is a national, independent firm focused on driving business and sales success for clients through strategic communications counsel. With offices in New York and Portland, Ore., LANE provides integrated public relations, digital marketing and investor relations services for clients in a host of industries, including financial services, consumer, food and beverage, and technology. Founded in 1990, the agency has won several awards, including the 2013 PRWeek Public Affairs Campaign of the Year, the 2011 Silver SABRE Award, the 2010 Bronze Bulldog Award for best new product launch, and the 2009 PRWeek Young PR Professional of the Year. For more information about LANE, visit Connect with LANE on Twitter at and LinkedIn at

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Wendy Lane Stevens

Kristin Heilman-Long, Account Director Claire Castellanos, Senior Account Executive