Professionally, Valerie Staggs is the President of Ryan William’s Agency, a full service advertising agency based in West Palm Beach. Prior to founding RWA, Valerie spent 10 years in media sales, research and promotion and five years in the advertising agency business handling high profile real estate and automotive accounts.
RWA now provides award-winning advertising services to clients in a variety of industries.Valerie is a past president and statewide chairperson for the American Advertising Federation, past president of American Women in Radio and Television and past president for the Executives’ Association of the Palm Beaches. Valerie is the recipient of the President’s Award for the Executives’ Association of the Palm Beaches and sits on the board of the West Palm Beach Police Athletic League.
Valerie is originally from Rochester, NY and is a graduate of Ithaca College. She lives in Palm Beach Gardens with her son Ryan, 13 and two dogs Jack and Jessi. Valerie’s husband Ken died in 2009. She formulated the idea of Pandora’s Kids after unsuccessfully finding help for her son after Ken’s death.