ABOUT US

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The Winston Agency is a full-service, woman-owned boutique firm based in Washington, D.C. We deliver strategic advocacy and communications programs to help companies, associations, and nonprofit organizations tell their stories and advance their interests with the audiences that matter most.

 Our niche specialty in sustainability makes us the partner of choice for identifying the center of gravity of ESG and sustainability initiatives and then connecting the dots to social impact, economic benefits, and reputational value.

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THE TEAM

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BESS WINSTON

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Bess has spent two decades shaping narratives for Fortune 100 corporations and national organizations that are responsive to shifting societal priorities around natural resource conservation and environmental stability, diversity and equality, resilient and healthy communities, human rights, and other global societal issues of our time.

She founded the Winston Agency in 2012, following executive leadership positions at leading global communications firms.  Bess studied Business Strategies for Environmental Sustainability at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She holds an M.S. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Tufts University.