Ann Willets
Ann Willets has over three decades of experience conducting successful public relations campaigns in a variety of industries.  She has worked in both large and small agency environments as well as in a corporate setting. 
Ann is also considered a leader in her industry and has contributed thought leadership articles for PRSA’s Tactics Magazine as well as PR News and PR Week. She also contributed a chapter to PR Week’s Guide to Media Training.  
Ann is one of the leading voices on ethics in the PR industry. She became the first (and only) officially endorsed public relations ethics trainer for Trust Inc. in North America. Trust, Inc., is A Practical Guide to the Alignment of Values, Organizational Goals and Results, written by Judith Rogala and Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. and outlines the LEAP methodology for ethics and values based leadership.   Ann is also the ethics officer for the NJ Chapter of PRSA and a former member of PRSA’s Board of Professional Ethics and Standards.
Ann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations and a Master of Science degree in Communications Management from Syracuse University, for which she received an academic merit scholarship from the Women Executives in Public Relations Foundation.
In the course of her career, Ann has managed public relations/marketing communication programs for a variety of clients, garnering over 50 prestigious national awards. She has been named PR Pro of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America, NJ Chapter, as well as one of NJ’s leading 50 female entrepreneurs by Own It Ventures & NJ Monthly Magazine.
Ann is the former chair of the Public Relations Society of America’s prestigious Counselors Academy •  Sits on the board of the PRSA of NJ • Honored in 2000 by Business News New Jersey as one of State’s “Top 40 Under 40” • Honored in 2007 by NJBIZ Magazine as one of the top 50 Women Executives in NJ • Nationally recognized, Ann has been profiled and quoted on national radio and television, as well as in publications such as Dividends, Self-Employed Professional, Entrepreneur, Executive Female, Working Woman Magazine, PR Week and Working Mother, among others, in relation to her expertise in marketing communications and professional accomplishments.