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Heather Whaling

Heather Whaling is founder/president of Geben Communication. In 2016, she was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Ohio Valley Region (OH, KY, IN).

After launching the company from her dining room in 2009, Heather’s fresh approach to best practices has helped Geben evolve into a highly respected, sought-after, award-winning PR firm, focusing on PR, social media, and data insights. With 25+ employees and offices in Columbus and Chicago, Geben was named the national media relations agency of the year (Ragan/PR Daily) and a top 10 agency for startups (Agency Post).

Heather serves on The Women's Fund of Central Ohio board of directors, and was appointed by Mayor Ginther to sit on the Columbus Women's Commission.