Ashley Bell joins Publicom as administrative assistant

January 14, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm, has named Ashley Bell as administrative assistant. Bell was hired full time after successfully serving as administrative assistant in a temporary position at Publicom. Her responsibilities include providing general administrative support and assisting the business manager with several accounting duties.

Bell brings impressive experience to her position. Before joining Publicom, she served as financial aid officer at Career Quest Learning Centers in Lansing and Jackson, where she assisted students with a number of tasks related to the financial aid process, including deciphering and completing Free Application for Federal Student Aid materials. Prior, she was employed in the accounting department at Lifetouch Studios in Okemos.

“Ashley is a terrific addition to our team,” said Lisa O’Connor, Publicom’s president. “She is professional, energetic and extremely responsive. Initially, she was hired in a temporary role, but we were so impressed with her skill set and day-to-day contributions that we extended her a full-time opportunity.”

Bell, a Lansing native and resident, earned a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies from Siena Heights University, making the dean’s list several semesters. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s degree in organizational leadership from the same institution, with plans to graduate in 2016.

She has donated her time to several local organizations, including the Village Summit Charitable Organization, the City Rescue Mission of Lansing and Haven House.

Founded in 1979, Publicom Inc. is an integrated marketing communications firm specializing in brand development and on-brand behavior for service companies throughout the nation. Publicom provides strategic planning, marketing research, advertising, creative services, media planning services and public relations counsel to clients in a variety of service industries, including health care, finance, insurance and education. To view Publicom’s portfolio or for more information, visit

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