DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST + CREATIVE DIRECTOR
“…a high level of practical experience and ‘know how;’ higher value of service.”
Kathleen E. Wilson is a passionate communications professional with expertise in creative direction, new media, and strategic outreach. She successfully moves the mission of organizations and employs her expertise to provide opportunities for partner clients and targeted audiences to collectively experience positive changes.
Kathleen’s forward-thinking approach has advanced strategic efforts for associations, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits.
Kathleen is most influential directing integrated marketing communications to highlight program activities, products/services, and stakeholder relationships. She is also skilled in comprehensive and innovative project planning, development, and implementation. Her strong appreciation for customer-centric engagement and user experience empowers her digital communications strategy and decisions based on customer affects.
Her professional recognitions include, but are not limited to:
• Leveraged expertise to serve as judge for the 2018 Adobe Government Creativity Awards by acknowledging creative talent in government for print communication, graphic design, and illustration projects.
• Awarded Certificates of Appreciation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization for her execution of communications and marketing strategy for the National Veterans Small Business Engagement (2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 events).
• Received the inaugural 2015 President’s Award for Customer Service by the White House for her communications footprint on the interactive Veteran Entrepreneur Portal. [Read more in Who’s Got Your Six? The Team Behind the Award-winning Veteran Entrepreneur Portal.]
Kathleen earned a Master of Science in communications management and bachelor’s degree in communications—both from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md.
Kathleen is a native Washingtonian who enjoys new experiences and exercises awareness of now. She loves the art of communications—and is committed to perfecting her craft through study of new media technologies and exercise of graphics design. She explores art and design museums for creative inspiration.