|Chapter Champion Award|
PRSA Georgia's Chapter Champions
This award recognizes PRSA Georgia members who have gone the extra mile in service to the Chapter. The award is presented on a monthly basis, or as appropriate. Eligibility for the award includes all Georgia Chapter members who go above and beyond the call of duty as a Chapter volunteer.
Kristy Wilson, APR is the recipient of the April 2014 Chapter Champion Award for her dedicated volunteer work with PRSA Georgia. She has been a member of the Accreditation Committee for three years and served as the committee co-chair during 2013. She also taught APR classes as part of the chapter's JumpStart program and served as an APR panelist for those seeking their accreditation. In addition, she served on the Silent Auction Committee in 2010. She became a member of PRSA Georgia in 2009.
"I've been a member of PRSA since I joined the student chapter in Tallahassee, Florida, in 1995," said she said. "I knew that joining the PRSA Georgia chapter when I moved to Atlanta in 2008 would help me connect with local professionals in my new community and continue learning in an industry that continues to change rapidly."
Wilson is a senior vice president and 15-year veteran with FleishmanHillard, where she has worked with Fortune 500 clients in a variety of industries including financial services, telecommunications and energy. She currently leads national, integrated campaigns for financial services company USAA. Prior to joining FH, Wilson was a member of Sprint's public affairs team in Florida and worked with an advertising agency in Tallahassee. She earned her bachelor's in communication from Florida State University and was accredited in public relations in 2009.