Marilynn D. Mendell

President, WinSpin CIC, Inc.


Marilynn Deane Mendell, president, WinSpin CIC, Inc., specializes in growth strategy, public relations, and brand consulting. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown and George Mason Universities where she teaches entrepreneurship in Commercial Real Estate. In 2008, Mendell won the Washington Women in Public Relations Woman of the Year Award. She is a recognized regional and national speaker; featured on Good Morning America. Recent A/E speaking engagements: 2013 AIA National Convention, AIA Design DC regional conference 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,2010,2017,2018; numerous AIA CEU courses, 2007 NeoConĀ® East and 2008, 2012,2013,2017,2018 NeoConĀ® National in Chicago, keynote speaker Zweig White National Conference 2007, Build Boston 2008 & ABEX Boston 2013, SMPS regional conference 2008. New York State Department of Labor Woman of the Year 1988 and Everywoman Opportunity Center Woman of the Year 1988. Nominated 2006 Washington Women in Public Relations as Woman of the Year. Phi Beta Kappa, BA in Philosophy, University of Buffalo. She is the author of Elbow Grease + Chicken Fat, Business Advice That Sticks to Your Ribs.