Durham, NC, May 18, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Whitney Wilkerson, principal and creative director at Stop Studios, an award-winning creative services firm specializing in communication design and event management, has received the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award. This annual award honors up-and-coming leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community. Recipients are selected based on business accomplishments, community involvement and future goals. Wilkerson was presented with the award at the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards gala on April 27 at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh.
“I am honored to receive this award and be acknowledged among the top young leaders in the community,” said Wilkerson. “It is a privilege to be recognized by my peers, and I am grateful for their continued support.”
About Whitney Wilkerson:
Whitney Wilkerson is principal and creative director for Stop Studios, an award-winning creative services firm specializing in communication design and event management. As principal and creative director, Wilkerson oversees the aesthetic and strategic direction of company projects. She has served a number of community organizations including Speaking of Women’s Health, Independent Animal Rescue and the Frankie Lemmon Foundation, and serves on the board of advisors for Me Fine Foundation, Inc. In 2007, Wilkerson received the 40 Under 40 Leadership Award from the Triangle Business Journal, a distinction that honors the brightest and most promising business people under the age of 40 in the area. Prior to founding Stop Studios, Wilkerson worked with Condé Nast Publications, as well as in the marketing department of the Italian fashion house, Giorgio Armani.
About Stop Studios:
Stop Studios is a creative services firm specializing in communication design and event management. Founded by Raven Manocchio and Whitney Wilkerson in 2004, Stop Studios has been proud to partner with national clients such as the American Folk Art Museum, the Clio Awards and EquipSystems, as well as regional organizations, including The Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Nasher Museum of Art and The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. The firm has partnered with the Frankie Lemmon Foundation for Triangle Wine Experience, Communities in Schools of North Carolina for the annual Education Ball and Speaking of Women’s Health for the organization’s award-winning conference event. Stop Studios was named creative team for the Triangle ADDY Awards by Ad Club of the Triangle, and has been awarded with two American Graphic Design Awards as well as an ADDY Award in 2006. For more information, please visit http://www.stopstudios.com or call 919-286-9945.
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