Wendy L. Goldstein, founder of WLG Communication, is a career communications professional with a deep interest in the use of words and imagery to move people to action. Using a combination of traditional marketing and public relations techniques and today’s vital integrated marketing and social media tools, Wendy ensures that clients get powerful messages in front of their ideal target audiences.
Prior to launching WLG Communication, Wendy held leadership positions with some of Long Island’s most prestigious non-profits. She served as Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Advertising at Winthrop-University Hospital (2006-2012), Associate Director of Public Relations for the C.W. Post & Regional campuses of Long Island University (2000-2006), and Public Information Officer, Writer and Editor for the world renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory basic biomedical research and educational institution (1994-2000).
More recently, as Director of Business Development and marketing and public relations specialist at Lorraine Gregory Corp., Ms. Goldstein successfully rebranded the company and launched a full service marketing and public relations division.
Between 2009 and 2011, while pursuing her graduate degree, Wendy researched and published a respected Master’s Thesis on “Use of Social Media in Healthcare Administration,” which positioned her to plan and launch Winthrop-University Hospital’s inaugural, award winning, social media campaign.
Wendy was named “One to Watch” in Business Development by Long Island Business News in November 2012 and her work has won many awards including Apex Awards for Publication Excellence, the coveted ARC Award for Best Annual Report and Fair Media Council’s FOLIO Award for Best Use of Social Media by a Hospital. In addition, she is a respected speaker on the topics of professional use of social media and integrated marketing.
Wendy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Communications/Public Relations and Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Non-profit Management, both from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus.