Wendy S. Aiello has lived and worked in the Colorado market for more than 35 years. Aiello’s career in public relations and marketing includes work in traditional corporate communications (internal and external), business to business marketing, digital communications and crisis communications.
During the last 35 years, Aiello has worked with entertainment entities, commercial and residential developers, homebuilders, nonprofits, tourism, restaurants, hotels, and retail concepts.
Prior to launching her agency in 1996, Aiello served as the National Director of Public Relations for Morton’s of Chicago, a national chain of upscale steakhouses with locations across the United States. In this position, Aiello served as company spokesperson, developed relationships with national and local media outlets, created and managed a national marketing plan and budget, created and implemented national promotions and special events, developed and supervised partnerships with non-profit organizations and coordinated all collateral material development.
Aiello has been involved in many non-profit and special event projects including Girls Inc., Volunteers of America Guild, Children’s Diabetes Foundation, and Urban Peak. Aiello served on the Board of Advisors of The Business School at the University of Colorado at Denver and as a board member of Denver Health and Hospitals Authority. She currently serves on the board of directors for Take Note Colorado, founded by Governor John Hickenlooper and Libby Anschutz. TNC is an initiative to provide modern music education and instruments to all Colorado children.
Prior to working with Morton’s, Aiello was a Senior Account Executive at Russell, Karsh & Hagan, one of the top public relations agencies in Denver. Aiello has a B.A. in political science with an emphasis on communications from the University of Colorado Boulder.