LEXINGTON, Ky., (Jan. 24, 2017) – Jill Wilson, vice president of communications and marketing at Gray Construction, has been named one of the Top Women in PR by PR News.
This elite group of honorees is comprised of the most influential women in public relations who have made bold advances in brand messaging, protecting and building brand reputations, creating content for digital platforms and managing crises. All the honorees were recognized at the PR News Awards Luncheon held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.
Having been with Gray for more than 29 years, Wilson is the company’s first woman vice president. By crafting a strategic approach to communications and marketing, she has developed the Gray brand from the ground up, while establishing Gray’s reputation as a trusted partner to customers all around the world.
Through meticulous brand messaging and positioning, an intentional presence at select events and tradeshows and ongoing relationships with the media, Wilson has created and successfully executed a world-class public relations plan for Gray. In addition to this plan, her strategic focus on innovative projects across Gray’s core markets earned the company coverage in well-known publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Food Engineering and Area Development. Wilson has also led Gray’s various regional offices to receive both national and international recognition by the press, as well as build positive synergies within respective communities.
“It is an honor and privilege to be recognized by PR News among such an influential group of women across multiple industries,” said Wilson. “This award would not be possible without the support of a dynamic communications and marketing team that I feel fortunate to lead.”
Wilson joins a distinguished group of honorees including women from companies such as Mars Petcare U.S., LinkedIn, T-Mobile, Weber Shandwick, Johnson & Johnson and Aflac, among others.
Visit PR News to view the complete list of award winners.