Emma LaPalermo



Emma LaPalermo is the Senior Account Executive and Social Media Manager on the Philanthropy & Lifestyle team at Margie Korshak, Inc. She has a unique background in business management, fashion marketing and online advertising, with a results-oriented approach to all relationships.


In her role at MKI, Emma has been involved in such projects as the Chicagoland openings for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, philanthropic media relations for Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, and the execution of special entertainment events and galas. 

After graduating from Purdue University with a semester abroad at London College of Fashion, Emma’s passion for the fashion industry kicked off when she began a role with Chicago-based designer C/FAN Designs. Following that, Emma transitioned into a management role at the iconic Handle With Care in Chicago, and later worked at Yelp to develop targeted ad campaigns for clients across the U.S.

Growing up just outside of the city, LaPalermo now lives in Lakeview where she can be found cooking and entertaining on the weekends and enjoying Sundays at her parents’ condo in Lincoln Park.

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