K Patrice Williams JD

Diversity + Inclusion Strategist

K. Patrice Williams has led a unique career. The various titles she has held, including chief marketing strategist, adjunct professor, and director of marketing, have provided her opportunities to engage with a diverse range of organizations, from iconic global brands to grassroots businesses and associations. Ms. Williams holds a Juris Doctorate from the San Francisco Law School, and she also holds bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and Economics. Currently, Ms. Williams serves as the CEO of BrandGOV, a public affairs and event logistics business which specializes in events that connect government agencies with diverse collections of suppliers that offer services needed to fill government contracts. Recently, Ms. Williams founded Match2Hire, a nonprofit that conducts hiring events to connect local residents with employers. Match2Hire specializes in providing interviews for candidates that might otherwise be overlooked, with the goal of diversifying the Solano County work force, and maximizing the strength of its economy. In 2017, Ms. Williams has taken on numerous civic duties. She was appointed to the Solano Partnership Against Violence, a group which with she looks forward to reducing youth and domestic violence, gang violence and violence against the LGBTQ communities in Solano County. She was also appointed to the Policy Committee of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and she founded the Solano/Napa Chapter of BWOPA, Black Women Organized for Political Action.

  • patrice@brandgov.com
  • 707-557-7007 ext 700
  • www.brandgov.com
  • www.123TMAgency.com
  • Seize Opportunities with Fearless Ambition
  • Being the mother of a dynamic, funny, wise 15 year old

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Chief Brand Strategist2007 to Present

    123 Target Marketing DBA BrandGOV

    Agency offering brand strategy, targeted outreach campaigns, messaging & copy writing, social media marketing, search engine optimization, event promotions, graphic design, mobile applications and website development to small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government entities.

  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR – MARKETING & BRANDING2011 to 2012

    Napa Valley College

    Conducted lectures to college students developing careers in Entreprenuership, Marketing and Branding. Designed and presented a 14 week marketing course for modern marketing principles and practices, including market analysis, research and statistics, analytics, branding, messaging, positioning, advertising, public relations, social media campaigns, search engine optimization, strategies and tactics.

  • DIRECTOR OF MARKETING2002 to 2009

    WH Holdings LLC

    Developed traditional, online marketing plans and strategies for apartment communities to keep vacancy rates below 5%. Oversaw online media outreach through social media to increase brand awareness and enhance rentals.

  • MANAGER1996 to 2002

    DoubleClick (Google)

    Contributed to the fast growth of this internet advertising firm from its early years, being only the 22nd employee. (DoubleClick sold in 2008 for $3.1B)

  • TEAM LEADER - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT1993 to 1996

    IBM

    Led a team of product managers to drive product reputation, including the purchase of the ThinkPad laptop line for a Fortune 500, global leader and provider of computer hardware and networking equipment. Also collaborated with internal stakeholders, service providers and external agencies to define and execute product marketing strategies.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctorate, Business Concentration

    San Francisco Law School

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Marketing Concentration

    Sonoma State University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Marketing

    Howard University

AFFILIATIONS & BOARD EXPERIENCE

  • Rotary International - Member

  • San Francisco Bar Association - Member

  • Solano Sunset Rotary – Executive Board – Speaker Chair2012

  • Solano Black Chamber of Commerce – Executive Board2009-2012

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Spirit of Solano Award Recipient2012

    WestAmerica Bank, Solano Economic Development Council, Solano Black Chamber of Commerce

  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition2012

    U.S. Congress

  • Certificate of Recognition2012

    California State Assembly

Brand Strategy

  • Marketing Strategy

  • Messaging

  • Positioning

  • Copy Writing

  • Competitive Analyis

Presentation

  • Topic Expertise

  • Copyrighted Material

  • Presentation Visuals

  • Engagement

Online Marketing

  • Online Advertising

  • Social Media Campaigns

  • Seach Engine Optimization

  • Keyword Strategies

Evolution of a Global Brand Strategist

Contact info

  • PO Box 544
  • Benicia, CA 94510
  • (707) 557-7007 ext 700
  • Email: patrice@brandgov.com

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