In other PR news today, Margery Kraus, CEO of APCO Worldwide, was named to the Enterprising Women National Advisory Board. Kraus is one of the most respected PR people in the world, and founder of APCO Worldwide, one of the nation’s most influential public relations firms. Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine, also named notables Donna Shultz – CEO of Mirror Show Management, and Manishi Sagar – CEO of the Kinderville Group, to the board.
Enterprising Women’s advisory board consists of top men and women business people who support the magazine, and give back to the business community. The magazine selects from leading women entrepreneurs a Enterprising Woman of the Year. The list of nominees is basically a who’s who of American business owners.
Margery Kraus has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year®. Kraus’ APCO is currently the third most profitable public relations firm in the US, according to O’Dwyer’s. We covered APCO previously in our reviewing of the social Web engagement of various top PR firms. APCO fared well compared to most traditional PR entities. Kraus is obviously active on any number of boards, including being chairperson on the Board of Directors of the Women President’s Organization.