Southern California Minority Business Development Council Selects Walton Isaacson as Supplier of the Year For Fourth Time in Fi

   Southern California Minority Business Development Council Selects Walton
        Isaacson as Supplier of the Year For Fourth Time in Five Years

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For an unprecedented fourth time in
five years, Walton Isaacson (WI), an independently held, minority owned,
full-service advertising and marketing agency, has been named "Supplier of the
Year" by the Southern California Minority Business Development Council

The Council presents this prestigious honor in celebration of outstanding
Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and their partnerships with member
corporations, as judged in four categories: growth and development; employment
and job creation; high-quality operations and business performance; and
procurement spending, mentoring and other assistance to MBEs.

"We are extremely honored and proud to once again receive this important
recognition," said Aaron Walton, WI cofounder
( "Achieving this status for the fourth time
in five years reflects our ongoing commitment to provide meaningful
contributions that help other MBEs. Giving back in a tangible way has always
been in our DNA, and we believe both the community at large and our business
in particular will continue to benefit from the success of other MBEs."

Key to WI's win was its nomination by Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., which
oversees domestic sales, marketing and distribution of the Lexus brand. In
addition to working with a diverse supplier base of MBEs for the client, the
agency was instrumental in the formation of Lexus' award-winning Black,
Hispanic & LGBT strategies. Walton Isaacson is agency of record for
Lexusadvertising and marketing to those consumer segments.

About Walton Isaacson

Founded in 2005 by marketing innovators Aaron Walton, Cory Isaacson and
partner Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Walton Isaacson (WI) provides strategic and
creative solutions to some of the world's largest and most aggressive brand
marketers. This innovative agency model marries award-winning, full-service
advertising, digital and social capabilities across multiple disciplines,
providing value and efficiency to partners. WI's marketing specializations
include Sports, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Experiential and Branded Content, as
well as cultural expertise across General Market, Black, Hispanic and LGBT
consumer segments.

This highly integrated approach underliesWI's creed as "The Planet's Most
Interesting Agency." Headquartered in Chicago and Los Angeles, with additional
offices in New York, Miami and Tokyo,clients include Lexus, Samsung,
McDonald's, Unilever,Beam Suntory, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences,Hillshire Brands, Wells Fargo, The Los Angeles Dodgers, Avion
Tequila and

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