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Tina Wilmott – Founder and President of Endurance Sportswire
Tina Wilmott is a successful entrepreneur and experienced public relations executive, strategist and speaker. In 2011 Wilmott founded Endurance Sportswire, the only press release distribution service exclusively for the running, cycling and triathlon industries. Today, Endurance Sportswire is read by thousands of reporters and industry insiders and is the source for endurance sports business news and jobs.
Wilmott’s public relations career spans more than two decades. Prior to founding Endurance Sportswire, Wilmott directed and executed national and international public relations programs for companies serving the fitness and endurance sports industry, as well as high tech start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Her media relations expertise has resulted in coverage in major business publications including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Forbes as well as consumer favorites including Outside, Self, Runner’s World and many more.
An established speaker, Wilmott has served on public relations panels, led workshops and hosted webinars for industry organizations and companies including Triathlon Business International, Running USA, USA Cycling and Active Network.
A strong supporter of female entrepreneurship, Wilmott created and manages Women in the Business of Endurance Sports, an online community and closed Facebook group of like-minded women who support each other in their businesses and careers. She is also on the advisory board of TBIW, a mentorship program for women in the triathlon industry.
An avid runner, hiker and ocean lover, Wilmott calls San Diego her home.