Jan Walsh is a writer and web entrepreneur.
Jan's career first evolved from educator to editorial manager for a software company. She reinvented her career again in 2004 as a published writer and columnist. Envisioning the Internet as a platform to syndicate her local wine and food columns in 2006 led Walsh to pioneer the concept of profile based internet directories, executing in multiple verticals and multiple markets, on the Internet. Today she is the founder of and partner of digital publishing companies: Jan Walsh, LLC and LocalLawyers.com, LLC.
in 2006 and
in 2007. Upon the success of these websites, Jan grew her digital publishing company, Jan Walsh, LLC, in 2008 to include
In 2009 Walsh and her business, Walsh Media, LLC founded BirminghamDoctors.com. As founder and developer, Jan was named
Birmingham Business Journal's
Health Care Heroes - Health Care Innovator 2009. The awards honor the best and brightest in Birmingham’s dynamic medical field. These awards were created several years ago to honor the talented individuals, companies and organizations who are helping Birmingham’s health care industry become one of the nation’s leaders.
Jan is the president and founder of
, LLC, and its portfolio of legal profile based directory websites:
. The Alabama State Bar has partnered with
to offer internet marketing, reputation management and lawyer referrals on these city sites and on
. Local Lawyers has Local Association Partnerships with the Birmingham Bar Association, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Mobile Bar Association, and Montgomery County Bar Association.
Jan is also a consultant and local expert for Google, Zagat via Vaco.
Jan holds a Level One Pin from Court of Master Sommeliers. She is a Member of the Birmingham Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI). She is a Member of the International Wine and Food Society, Birmingham Chapter. And she is on the Steering Committee for Alabama's oldest wine auction, Evening of Wines, which supports the M.S. Society.
Jan is a food activist and protector of animal rights. Important to her life is living an organic life and protecting the rights of animals. She founded Alabamians For GMO Labeling, writes and speaks on living an organic life.
Copyright 2010 by Jan Walsh