Antoinette F. Wilson is CEO and co-founder of Triumph Communications, Inc. Established in 1999, Triumph Communications, Inc. is a full-service strategic communications firm offering services in the areas of public affairs, community relations, political campaigns and media buying.
For two decades, Wilson has represented numerous public and private sector clients, with an established record of accomplishment in community, government and public affairs.
In 2008, Wilson was appointed assistant secretary of state, serving as the first woman to be appointed assistant secretary of state for the state for Ohio. In this capacity, Wilson was responsible for management of this state agency in the areas of communications, legislative affairs, field services, policy and the Voting Rights Institute.
Wilson has served as a general consultant/campaign manager for over 100 campaigns at the local, state and national levels. As the former director of training and talent for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C., and as development/political director of the Ohio Democratic Party, Wilson strategized and shaped efforts to foster, promote and develop hundreds of elected officials at the local, county and state levels.
Wilson currently serves on the boards of the Community Shelter Board-Women's Leadership, Progress Ohio, John Glenn College of Public Affiars—POWER Commission, Ohio Sustainable Business Council and Somali Education Resource Center, and is a member with the American Sustainable Business Council and National Association of Women Business Owners. Wilson is a former chair for She Should Run, a national leader women’s campaign fund, and a former board member for the American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, Hope Chest and the International Institute for Democracy. In 1998, Wilson was a Women of Achievement Nominee for the Women's Information Network and was named a Rising Star by Campaigns & Elections.
In July 2020, Columbus City leaders commissioned an independent, outside after-action review of the City’s response to protests that took place last summer. Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs were named the lead investigative team.
In this study, published in Economic Development Quarterly, the authors present a statistically valid typology of high-growth firms, also known as gazelles, to determine if payroll and job growth patterns differ between groups or clusters.
This study, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, presents an experimental design that overcomes the counterfactual problem present in all prior published experiments by relying on an actual storm with a known outcome.