Bicoastal Public Relations Agency Will Also Represent WPO’s Prestigious 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™ Awards Initiative

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning public relations firm Marketing Maven has been retained as agency of record by the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), the nonprofit membership organization connecting women who own and lead successful, multi-million dollar companies around the world. 

For more than two decades WPO has been the premier membership organization for female founders leading second-stage businesses, looking to accelerate their growth to the next level of prosperity. WPO was founded in 1997 by Dr. Marsha Firestone, a recognized expert on entrepreneurship.

Marketing Maven will represent the organization as a whole, handling public relations for the WPO’s Annual Conference, which was held this year in Los Angeles May 2-4.  Marketing Maven will also publicize specific WPO programs, including the annual ranking of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies.

“We are honored to have been chosen to represent such a prestigious and high-performing association. The Women Presidents’ Organization has global reach, with chapters on six continents,” said Lindsey Carnett, President and CEO of Marketing Maven.  “As a WPO member, I am very aware of the enormous positive impact the WPO has on so many women leading multimillion-dollar firms, including my own.”

Dr. Firestone said, “After a lengthy review, we chose Marketing Maven among a very qualified group of public relations firms we interviewed, to generate greater visibility for the WPO brand.  It has proven to be excellent synergy. Lindsey Carnett is the epitome of the strategic, successful woman our organization strives to support.”

About Marketing Maven
With offices in Los Angeles and New York, Marketing Maven is a full-service marketing and communications agency. With origins in direct response public relations, Marketing Maven has developed into a premier voice in brand strategy, social media, innovative media relations, event marketing, tradeshow support, Hispanic marketing and search engine optimization. Marketing Maven leads the industry in utilizing advanced metrics to measure their clients’ marketing reach and providing competitive analysis unparalleled in the industry. For additional information about Marketing Maven, visit

About the Women Presidents’ Organization
The WPO is the premier peer advisory organization connecting women who own multi-million dollar companies.  In monthly meetings across six continents, chapters of 20 women presidents from diverse industries invest time and energy in themselves and their businesses to drive their corporations to the next level. Local WPO chapters are coordinated by a professional facilitator and meet monthly to share business expertise and experience in a confidential setting. For more information, call 212-688-4114 or visit Follow us on Twitter @womenpresidents. Like us on Facebook @TheWPO.

Frank Tortorici