Ketchum author Lindsay Wagner


Lindsay Wagner was recently promoted to the role of SVP and head of diversity, equity and inclusion for North America and now joins Ketchum’s North America leadership team. In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing Ketchum’s diversity and belonging strategy in North America, which includes auditing and amplifying the firm’s existing DE&I programs, developing new programs that support the recruitment, retention and engagement of diverse talent, and establishing metrics to set objectives and track progress throughout all levels of the firm. Prior to assuming this role, Lindsay served as a VP leading client work across luxury, lifestyle, transportation and consumer brands.

Lindsay’s impressive DE&I and social justice resume includes serving on the ADCOLOR jury for three years, leading ColorComm’s New York chapter as executive director, and organizing multiple large-scale direct actions on behalf of Justice League NYC and Justice League CA. In addition, Lindsay served as a supportive national organizer for the national co-chairs at the 2017 Women’s March in D.C., and continues to serve on a task force of The Gathering For Justice, a non-profit founded by Civil Rights icon Harry Belafonte and led by globally recognized social justice and Civil Rights leader Carmen Perez, dedicated to ending racial inequality in the criminal justice system and building a movement to end child incarceration. Her efforts have earned her the trailblazing and distinguished Pat Tobin Award from the Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles and the distinguished Chairman’s Award from the NAACP Image Awards, as part of Justice League NYC.

Posts: Lindsay Wagner

Photo of Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington DC

Striving Toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community

by Lindsay Wagner| January 18, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. often spoke of the “Beloved Community.” As described by The King Center, the memorial resource center and institution founded by Coretta Scott King: “Dr. King’s Beloved Community is a global vision in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and […]

LGBTQ, Intersectionality and Brands: A Conversation with Rich Ferraro of GLAAD

LGBTQ, Intersectionality and Brands: A Conversation with Rich Ferraro of GLAAD

by Lindsay Wagner| November 2, 2020

Recently, Ketchum colleagues had the privilege of hearing from Rich Ferraro, the chief communications officer of GLAAD—an organization that works through entertainment, news, digital media and with brands to share stories from the LGBTQ+ community that accelerate acceptance. I was inspired by the work he and his colleagues are doing, their strategic approach, the successes […]