Mara Woloshin, APR, M.A., PRSA College of Fellows

Woloshin Communications, Principal

Mara, a certified and licensed corporate specialist, is one of the few marketers in the Pacific Northwest with a depth of knowledge in Medicare and Medicaid marketing compliance. A professional speaker and trainer for over 15 years, she has been consulting and training adult audiences on marketing Aging America for over a decade. In addition to her full-service agency, she has taught marketing and public relations at Oregon universities since 1989. In 2006 and 2007, Mara was the Oregon and Washington spokesperson for the launching of Medicare Part D during George W. Bush’s administration.

Mara has been a trade show speaker for the following industries: solar systems, home building, medical products, insurance, automobile services and others. Some of Mara’s current clients include: Clark College Community Foundation, Eola Hills Winery, Food & Wine Society of Clark county, Vancouver Clinic, CareOregon Advantage, CareOregon, The Insurance Store NW, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, AREScms, TomegaVax, WHPacific, Cedar Sinai Park and Unity Advisors.

When time permits, she writes as a freelancer on Oregonians of interest, and publishes columns on business issues. Mara’s next book “The Senior-Citizen Sexual Revolution” is expected to be available later of this year. She a professional member of the National Speakers Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a national political advocacy and trade association, The American Marketing Association (AMA), Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO), and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She was admitted into PRSA’s College of Fellows in 2005. Her work in strategic planning, business and fund development, community involvement, social and traditional media relations, research and planning has received numerous awards.

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