Wheatley is the Senior Vice President at Motion PR and is a key member of the senior leadership team. With 18 years of industry experience, Wheatley brings a high level of expertise, experience and knowledge to the Motion PR team.
Most recently, Wheatley served on the senior leadership team at Krispr Communications (a Daniel J. Edelman Company), where she was responsible for earned media strategy, content and execution for the Kellogg Company’s flagship brand, Special K, as well as for Kellogg’s snacks and frozen brands.
Wheatley has worked at the senior level in Chicago and New York City for some of the largest global PR firms, including Ruder Finn, Weber Shandwick and Krispr Communications. As Vice President at Weber Shandwick, Wheatley oversaw communications strategic planning and execution in traditional and social media channels for clients including Nestle USA, Staples, Kraft Foods and Georgia-Pacific.
Wheatley has wide-ranging experience successfully launching products and building brands. During her tenure at Ruder Finn in New York, Wheatley managed brand marketing, corporate communications and issues management programs for clients including VF Corporation, The North Face, Weight Watchers International, GlaxoSmithKline’s TUMS brand and Meridian Retail.
Wheatley received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Outside of work, you’ll most likely find Wheatley walking her rescue Beagle and seeking out the best Southern BBQ joints.