Beehive Commitment to Our Community

Beehive is an independent, strategic communication firm and a Certified B Corporation. We are committed to supporting the communities where we live and work. Our focus is on elevating women, professionally and personally, and to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Beehive commits at least 2% of annual profits to support these goals. We also support our communities by donating our time, talents and resources to Twin Cities-area nonprofits — volunteering, mentoring, leading and speaking.

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How We Bring it To Life

Empowering Employees to Vote

Beehive is proud to empower our employees to vote by joining Time to Vote and Companies participating in these nonpartisan efforts commit to providing paid time off for employees to vote.

Matching Funds

Beehive annually matches employee contributions to Give to the Max Day. The agency donated more than $1,500 in matching funds to 14 organizations in 2019.


Beehive team members regularly serve as mentors to young professionals in our industry and beyond through organizations like Minneapolis Mad Women and Upturnships.


CEO Lisa Hannum frequently speaks and advocates on equality and the power of women leaders. Lisa was named last year to PR News Top Women in PR list, an award that salutes the country’s most accomplished communications professionals.

Workplace Culture

Beehive’s energized culture inspires well-being, creativity and growth. View our awards recognizing our workplace culture.

We work and live with purpose, every day.

We are proud to partner with organizations that elevate women, advance diversity and support our industry.

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Beehive is committed to advancing gender equality in business and empowering women to successfully grow and lead in our industry and in Minnesota. We are advocates for advancing women in leadership and champions for modern, inclusive workplaces. CEO Lisa Hannum and SVP Ayme Zemke are leaders in the PR Council’s SHEQUALITY Minnesota project. SHEQUALITY aims to create a consistent pipeline of strong female leaders, mentors and allies, to engender more women leaders, and to achieve equality in the top positions at PR firms of all sizes.

BrandLab – Partner since 2016

Beehive values workplace diversity, equality and inclusion. Our culture is grounded in respect and appreciation for each person’s unique perspective, strengths and abilities. This belief is at the heart of who we are and how we work. Beehive has supported The BrandLab since 2016. The BrandLab’s vision is a marketing industry that thrives on the insights and creativity of people with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. The organization introduces, guides and prepares diverse students for creative careers.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council – Certified since 2008

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled and operated by women in the United States.

National PR Council – Member since 2016

The PR Council advocates for and advances the business of communications firms by building the market and the value of firms as strategic business partners. The Council includes more than 100 of America’s leading communications firms, representing the premier global, mid-size, regional and specialty agencies across every discipline and practice area.

Employee community partners

Our people also volunteer their time and expertise to projects, causes and organizations they are personally passionate about.

Get to know Beehive

Our energized culture inspires and values well-being, creativity and growth. It’s good for our clients. And it’s good for us.

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