As founder of LANE, a Finn Partners Company, Wendy has more than 30 years of experience in the combined areas of strategic communications, media relations, crisis communications and reputation management.

Wendy has deep experience leading integrated communications campaigns for clients in the financial services industry. Her industry knowledge, creative insights and business-driven strategies have led to successful campaigns with various regional and national organizations, including Umpqua Bank, D.A. Davidson Companies, Thoma Bravo, Sterling Bank and Washington Trust Bank.

Wendy’s marketing and public relations expertise is highly sought-after by companies and organizations nationwide and abroad. Notable speaking engagements have included Dentsu in Tokyo, Japan; The California Bankers Association; the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys in Chicago; and the American Economic Development Council in Portland. In 2013, Wendy was honored with the “A Place With No Ceiling” award from the Portland Business Alliance for her commitment to supporting and mentoring women in the business community.

Wendy received her marketing degree in business administration from the University of Oregon.