Sharon Reis, principal of The Reis Group, has been named a finalist in Washington Women in Public Relations’ (WWPR) 27th annual Women of the Year award. The award celebrates the accomplishments of women who are raising the bar in public relations.
“We’re thrilled to honor Sharon Reis as a Woman of the Year finalist in 2016. Her leadership and contributions to the field of public relations are highly respected in Washington,” said Mara Vandlik, president of WWPR.
Reis, known for her relentless drive and sure-handed expertise, represents top-tier progressive clients focused on health, health care, science, and social issues. Her award-winning campaigns are based on comprehensive research and driven by her expertise in generating tangible results through strategic messaging and media relations. She is actively involved in the work of each of the agency’s 20-plus clients, and mentors team members as they lead and manage accounts, campaigns and projects.
WWPR will host its annual luncheon on Friday, November 18, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel where it will announce the Woman of the Year awardee. WWPR has celebrated the accomplishments of the industry’s female leaders since 1990. Fellow finalists, Martha Boudreau of AARP and Maria Rodriguez of Vanguard Communications, will also be recognized at the event.
“Sharon exemplifies fierce, unwavering leadership, poise, and above all, communications prowess that has shaped the public conversation on medical research, health, and wellness over the past 20 years. I am in awe of her steadfast commitment to her team and the clients whose issues and causes she strongly believes in,” said Tamara Moore, vice president, The Reis Group.
Learn more about Sharon here.