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Molly Watson

2013 Speaker

Molly Watson is chief operating officer for Tierney. She is a communications professional with more than 25 years of experience in advertising and marketing. In 1995 Watson moved to Philadelphia and joined Tierney Communications. She has held several positions at Tierney being promoted to chief marketing officer in 2010, overseeing all client-facing staff. Her roles in leading so many of the agency departments were a natural progression to her current role as COO at Tierney. In 2004, Watson co-founded parentspeak, an organization dedicated to educating healthcare professionals and educators on the parental perspectives of caring for severely neurologically impaired children. She has served as keynote speaker at some of the region’s largest medical and education conferences and continues to dedicate her time to this important mission. In 2005 she was the recipient of the Tiffany & Co. Women of Distinction award for her parentspeak work. Watson has been recognized professionally with the Young & Rubicam Media Excellence award, as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Women of Distinction” and as a BEN FM “Woman of the Week.” She serves her community on numerous boards and served as the Director of the Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies for four years. @HelloTierney