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Deb Krier

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Deb Krier is a Social Media adviser, professional speaker, and trainer. With nearly 20 years as a marketing and PR professional, she’s passionate about helping professionals use Social Media to promote themselves and their businesses. She likes to help people learn how to use social networking in a way that helps expand their professional networks, create business, and get new clients. She’s given keynote presentations, seminars and workshops to groups throughout the United States. She’s also president of Wise Women Communications (WWC), a public relations and marketing firm. Her background includes experience in event coordination, media and public relations, internal and external communications, crisis management, integrated marketing campaigns, brand management, website development, and community relations. Before founding WWC, Deb managed a marketing division of the financial services giant, ING Group and served as a media and communications coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Region of the American Cancer Society. In addition, she provided public relations and lobbying support for Denver-based Corporate Advocates and was the director of public relations and account manager for Linnell & Soreide Marketing Partners, a full-service marketing and advertising firm. She has an MBA degree with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Colorado and an MS in communications management from Colorado State University. Now based in Atlanta, Georgia, Deb’s currently a member of Women in Insurance & Financial Services, the Georgia Chapter of the National Speakers Association, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, the South Cobb Business Association, the Vinings Business Association, the Marietta Business Association, and the West Cobb Business Association. She’s a past president of The Association for Women in Communications (Denver Chapter) and was honored as an Outstanding Woman of Achievement by AWC in 2008. She’s a past president of the University of Colorado Denver Buff Club and currently sits on the executive advisory council for the American Lung Association of Colorado, and is on the marketing committee for Families First Colorado.