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...From A World Class Marketing Leader

For more than 32 years, Wanda Kenton Smith has been on the cutting edge of both media and marketing.

As a degreed journalist, Wanda has edited two national consumer magazines and three b2b trade publications, plus served as the national marketing columnist for Soundings Trade Only since 1998. She has by-lined more than 500 published articles in dozens of print and online publications, plus edited three books.

Wanda has deftly crafted her highly honed writing skills to translate to a broad spectrum of mediums. She is an award-winning advertising copywriter and an internationally recognized scriptwriter and creative/video director. Her words are SEO savvy for the webshe's produced original content for massive sites - while equally powerful in punching out succinct headlines, press releases, hot Tweets and blog posts. She's ghost written hundreds of speeches for executives, produced a wealth of compelling sales and marketing presentations, plus delivered highly rated marketing seminars and workshops to national and regional audiences in multiple industries.

For nearly 13 years, Wanda served as president of Kenton Smith Advertising & Public Relations, a $20 million, multi-award winning agency she built, serving more than 30 national and global accounts. She shifted gears in 2009 and launched a more nimble business model, Kenton Smith Marketing.

Today, Wanda focuses her abundant energy, experience and talent as a marketing consultant and active marketing and media practitioner, providing a fresh palette of full-service marketing, advertising, media and PR programs for select clients, as well as editorial for media. She serves as a contracted director of marketing for Legendary Marine, the #1 ranked boat dealer in North America, as well as supporting a select mix of clients.

She serves as president of Marine Marketers of America and is the former president of both International Women in Boating and Marine Marketing to Women. Additionally, she has served in key leadership capacities for a host of regional and community organizations, along with chairing the Auburn University College of Journalism Alumni Advisory Board. She is a member of Boating Writers International and has judged eight national competitions.

When she's not purposefully pounding out the copy, she's passionately pounding the pavement and putting on the miles on her beloved purple Screaming Eagle CVO Fat Boy. In 2013, Wanda organized and promoted Boaterz n Bikerz Across America: A Hull of a Tour, an 11-day, 3000-mile cross country motorcycle and boating adventure. Her blogs were featured daily in Soundings Trade Today and based on the overwhelming success of Year One, it looks like a Deuce is in the future.

For a more detailed career profile and comprehensive references, throttle over to Wanda's LinkedIn Site.

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