Becky S. Wilson, PR agency owner, honored with 2014 Kansas City Influential Women Award

Overland Park, KAN (March 24, 2014): Becky S. Wilson, President and Chief Visibility Officer of WDS Marketing & Public Relations based in Overland Park, KS, has been honored with a 2014 Kansas City Influential Women Award, according to Nancy Zurbuchen, president of Motional Multimedia and Director of the KC Council of Women Business Owners, and who nominated Wilson for the award. The award program is sponsored by KC Business magazine and the honor is presented annually to a select group of Kansas City area professional women in the for-profit and non-profit communities.

Wilson is being honored for her outstanding business acumen with her public relations agency and her continued leadership and advocacy within the women business owner community.

WDS Marketing & Public Relations focuses on developing and implementing marketing strategies, public relations campaigns, media relations programs, innovative brand building, and business milestone anniversary celebrations. Under Wilson’s leadership, her agency has assisted clients in receiving more than 150 awards & recognitions in 10 years--local, regional, national, industry, woman & minority-owned, & philanthropic. In 2013, she was a judge for the national Business Marketing Association Award, the national B-to-B Magazine awards, the National Stevie Business Awards and she was a senior judge for the International Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

WDS agency clients have been quoted in USA Today, profiled in the Kansas City Business Journal, KC Business magazine and The Kansas City Star, interviewed on Good Morning America, and featured in The Wall Street Journal and Thinking Bigger Business magazine just to name a few examples.

In 2001, Wilson and Zurbuchen co-founded the KC-Council of Women Business Owners which has successfully represented the interests of women-owners. As Director of Media Relations and Events for KC-CWBO, Wilson collaborated with local and national minority, women-owned and small business organizations to better the climate for women-owned businesses.

Becky Wilson has been honored twice by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a regional "Women Business Champion." She is also the 2013 State of Kansas Minority Business Advocate of the Year.

For more information, contact Becky S. Wilson, (913) 362-4541or bwilson@wdspr.com. The agency’s website address is www.WDSPR.com. # # #

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