WAV Group is excited to announce that founding partner, Marilyn Wilson has joined the Board of Trustees for the National Small Business Association (NSBA). In its rich, 75-year history, NSBA has made significant strides in advocating for small businesses. From its humble beginnings under founder DeWitt Emery, a small-business owner who aimed simply to make a difference, to today with the broad, national presence as the leading small-business advocacy group, NSBA fights daily for Mr. Emery’s mission to make a difference for America’s small businesses.
“I am excited to join such a dynamic group of trustees who guide the Association in support of legislation to support and nurture the success of small businesses in America,” says Wilson. “The board plays an important role in contributing to the tenor of our Government’s business policies – a place where bold and innovative thinking is needed.”
Ms. Wilson is the owner of two small businesses. WAV Group is one of the leading real estate consulting firms in America, advising many of the nation’s largest real estate brokerages, technology companies and service providers in the industry. Marilyn is also a co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer for RE Technology.com, the nation’s largest educational portal for real estate professionals teaching them the best ways to leverage technology in their business.
President and CEO, Todd McCracken expects that the National Small Business Association will benefit from Wilson’s deep management, research and consulting experience. “”We are excited to add Marilyn Wilson to NSBA’s national Board of Trustees. Her deep knowledge of the real estate industry-a prime small business sector-will be a tremendous asset to the organization says Todd McCracken, NSBA President and CEO.
Prior to owning two small businesses, Ms. Wilson was the Chief Executive Officer of Surveyor Corporation, the leading provider of web camera software. Prior to Surveyor, Marilyn was SVP Marketing and Product Development and Strategic Planning for Fisher-Price/Mattel Corporation. She is a graduate of Cornell University.
The NSBA agenda for 2014 includes giving small business a voice on nine key congressional topics: Tax and Budget; Health Care and Employee Benefits; Labor and Employment, Regulatory Reform; Environment and Energy; Entrepreneurial Development, Contracting, Exporting (SBEA); and Technology and Innovation (SBTC). More information about NSBA may be found on their website at http://www.nsba.biz/
Wilson was also recently named one of the Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful Leaders recently as well.
About National Small Business Association
The NSBA has been advocating on behalf of America’s small businesses for more than 76 years. A staunchly nonpartisan organization, NSBA’s 65,000 members represent every state and every industry in the U.S.
About WAV Group
WAV Group is a global business advisory practice helping to drive positive change in the areas of market research, strategic planning, product management, marketing, business development, and implementation. The company’s clients include prominent players and start-ups in North America, Europe, and elsewhere in the real estate industry.
Jenna Woodruff Jenna@WAVGroup.com 805-720-3567