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Public relations executive

Lou Brum Burdick, American Public relations executive. Recipient Outstanding Achievement award for Entrepreneurship, Minneapolis Young Women’s Christian Association, 1985.


Burdick, Lou Brum was born on November 4, 1943 in Bloomer, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Francis Albert and Lucille May (Gorton) Peil.


Administrator, Bozell & Jacobs, Minneapolis, 1965-1967; public relations manager, Apache Corporation, Minneapolis, 1967-1976; vice-president, director finance relations, Edwin Neuger & Associations, Minneapolis, 1976-1978; Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Brum & Anderson Public Relations, Inc., Minneapolis, 1978-1986; president, Padilla, Speer, Burdick & Beardsley, Inc., Minneapolis, 1987; president, Lou Burdick and Associations, Minneapolis, since 1988; director communications, Office of Governor, St. Paul, 1989-1991. Chairman, board directors Courage Center, Minneapolis.


Board directors Hennepin County Library. Foundation, 1991-1997, Minnesota Council on Foundations, 1998-2000, Courage Foundation, 2002-2005, Nami-Minnesota, since 2002. Campaign manager Printy for Governor, 1990.

Member Public Relations Society of America (public relations recognition award 1985), Minnesota Women's Economic Roundtable (board directors), Minikahda Country Club.


Married Robert P. Brum, December 26, 1971 (divorced 1977). Married Allan L. Burdick, February 12, 1981. 1 child, Matthew Francis.

Francis Albert Peil

Lucille May (Gorton) Peil

Allan L. Burdick

Robert P. Brum

Matthew Francis Burdick