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About Wynona Redmond

Founder and President

Wynona is president of Wyn-Win Communications, Inc., a full-service public relations agency. Her 25-plus years of expertise helping organizations effectively engage their communities, employees and other stakeholders has won Wyn-Win an expanding roster of private and public sector clients.

Wynona crushes mediocrity by choosing assignments that have a clear community benefit: “all money isn’t good money” is her mantra. Prior to founding Wyn-Win, she led public affairs and community engagement efforts in both the public and private sector, including Northstar Lottery Group, Dominick’s Finer Foods/Safeway, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, the Chicago Housing Authority and Cook County Hospital.

 

A president emeritus of the National Black Public Relations Society, Redmond also served as senior advisor on the Public Relations Society of America’s board. Additional board service includes the NBC Chicago Community Action Board, the iHeart Media Local Advisory Board, YWCA of Greater Chicago and Greater Chicago Food Depository. Awards and recognitions include the Cook County Juneteenth Committee, National Association of Black Journalists, Matthew House, West Side NAACP, Target Market News, Who’s Who In Black Chicago, Chicago Defender Women of Excellence, Top Ladies of Distinction, Today’s Black Woman Expo, Rainbow Push Community Award, the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago and Heroes in the Hood. She graduated from Loyola University of Chicago with a B.A. in Communications.

 

Wynona has recently published a chapter in the book, "Disrupting the Status Quo" with Dr. Sanja Stinson.

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