Kiersten Williams has worked with international clients at global New York agencies, and as a boutique agency founder at Williams Consulting, LLC. Her career in the number one media market has built trusted relationships with communications professionals, industry sources, media contacts, and various stakeholder groups. She has spent her decades-long career as a public relations and marketing consultant working with publicly held and private B2B and B2C companies to help them achieve business goals on the global, regional, and national stage.
Her mission is to help organizations solve business challenges using relevant communications strategies, creative expertise, and premium (yet, affordable) content. And to help maximize budgets, she guides clients on the execution of priority tactics within a longer-term plan.
Kiersten is an award-winning communicator with strong expertise in:
Specifically, she has worked with clients in the following industries:
Financial services and markets, professional services, higher education, private equity, technology, legal, nonprofit, sustainability, hedge funds, executive recruiting, apparel, alternative lending, financial technology, renewable energy and cleantech.
She has been recognized by industry peers as a Platinum MarCom Award winner, the competition’s highest honor for excellence in financial media relations/publicity category for “Strength in Factoring,” an integrated communications campaign. Kiersten was also acknowledged by the journalism community as a Silver Bulldog Award winner for Excellence in Media Relations and Publicity with “Best Green Campaign” for a wastewater treatment client, and was featured in the Media Relations Hall of Fame magazine.
In addition, Kiersten is a supporter of the arts and a recipient of the Al D. Wolfheimer Volunteer Service Award for her commitment to youth education at Raleigh Little Theatre, a non-profit organization and one of the oldest continuously operating community theatres in the country.
She is a graduate of Emerson College and is a long-standing member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She currently serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina PRSA chapter as president-elect. Kiersten has served the organization as secretary, treasurer and communication director. In addition, Kiersten was the first-ever director of community outreach (#AMAIMPACT) for the American Marketing Association’s Triangle Chapter.
Kiersten is the host of the "Innovating to a Clean Economy Podcast."
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