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2015 Influential Women of Kansas City Business: Wendy Blackburn

Executive vice president, Intouch Solutions

During her 11 years at Intouch Solutions, an Overland Park-based pharmaceuticals marketing agency, Wendy Blackburn has played a vital role, leveraging her public relations background, experience in digital marketing and wealth of knowledge about the healthcare industry to continue the company’s rapid growth. Blackburn has also spearheaded the company’s business development efforts, helping increase sales from $3 million to nearly $100 million and serving as a mentor and motivator to her team, which has grown from 20 associates to close to 600.

Intouch Solutions was highlighted as one of Ingram’s best companies to work for in addition to winning a host of awards, while Blackburn herself has been honored as one of Ingram’s 40 Under Forty and one of the 100 most inspiring people in life science. She has also been involved in both local and industry associations through her memberships in the Nelson-Atkins, Union Station, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, and Wayside Waifs.

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