strategic communications
government relations
management consulting

Wilson500 is a Harrisburg-based consulting firm offering services that include initiative planning, strategic planning and communications, management consulting and coaching, government relations, fundraising, public relations, and project management. Certified de Bono Six Thinking Hats™ and Lateral Thinking™ trainer. Notable successes include Hunger-Free Lancaster CountyCapitol All-Stars, and the Widener University Commonwealth Law School Veterans Initiative.



Public relations
Panel planning & moderation
Print & online publications
Media training

C-Suite Services

Strategic initiative planning
​Board coaching & support
​Project management
Fund raising
Strategic planning
Association management

Government Relations

​Relationship building
Strategy development

Featured Projects

Worked on the successful passage in 2007 of a Right-to-Know reform bill after years of grassroots and direct, coalition-driven lobbying while at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, first as its general counsel and later as its chief operating officer.

Co-founded the Pennsylvania Women’s Forum in 2013, a group that has facilitated important conversations around public policy issues impacting women and their families.

Worked with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to launch Hunger-Free Lancaster County, a coalition whose extraordinary goal is to ensure sustainable access to three healthy meals a day to every resident of Lancaster County by 2018 and which works with the full support of Feeding America.

Collaboration with Pennsylvania Legislative Services and the leaders of all four political caucuses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly to create the Capitol All-Stars, a charity softball game that has raised nearly $200,000 for both statewide hunger-fighting organizations.

Fundraising to preserve the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence.

Worked to help launch an initiative to position Widener University Commonwealth Law School as the law school of choice for veterans and military families.

Corinna Vecsey Wilson, Esq.

Respected for her creativity, integrity, tact, and hard work, Corinna founded Wilson500 in 2014 to help clients achieve a range of goals, from launching public policy-driven initiatives to building long-term strategic relationships. 

Wilson500 is best at bringing diverse groups together to work as an effective team in tackling important and public goals, creating messaging campaigns around complicated issues, and weaving strategic relationships in and around state government and other public policy-driven organizations.

Corinna is known for creating win-win partnerships and in particular for projects incorporating charitable missions.

Corinna is a licensed Pennsylvania attorney, a registered lobbyist in Pennsylvania, and a registered Pennsylvania professional fundraising counsel. She is a certified de Bono Six Thinking Hats™ and Lateral Thinking™ trainer.

Corinna worked as a reporter and television host and headed up the content division of a public affairs cable network. As a lawyer she has worked in private practice, as in house counsel and as a state agency chief counsel. She has lobbied in Harrisburg since 2000 and has developed expertise in nonprofits, compliance, and governance.

Professional Achievements
  • Co-founded the Capitol All-Stars charitable legislative softball game in 2013; raised over $200,000 for food security to date;
  • Helped launched a number of transformative initiatives, including Hunger-Free Lancaster County, the Veterans Initiative at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, and the Draw the Lines PA education and civic engagement project of the Committee of Seventy;
  • Certified de Bono Six Thinking Hats™ and Lateral Thinking™ trainer;
  • Conducted strategic planning with multiple organizations including Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank;
  • Licensed Pennsylvania fundraiser with more than $1 million raised to date; 
  • Provided development support to preserve and improve the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg through the Team Pennsylvania  Foundation
  • Provided substantive assistance to multiple food security and healthy eating initiatives, including First Fruits Farm and the Reservoir Park Greenhouse Initiative in Harrisburg;
  • Corporate citizenship and branding support to Deloitte’s Pennsylvania public sector consulting practice; 
  • Co-producer of the Local Governments in Distress series with the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania while heading up the content division at the Pennsylvania Cable Network;
  • Volunteer and board member for the Shalom House, a shelter for homeless women and their children in Harrisburg that distinguishes itself for working on the causes of homelessness rather than the symptoms.
  • Argued Right-to-Know cases before Commonwealth Court in both its original and appellate jurisdictions; authored 16 appellate briefs, oversaw 1,200+ appeals and actively litigated 34 of those appeals;
  • Co-host of the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg live and onsite at the Battlefield;
  • Launched a successful, new, substantive publication for the Pennsylvania Treasury in 2010 with more than 50,000 subscribers;
  • Successfully transitioned America East, the nation’s largest regional newspaper production and technology trade show, through the devastating newspaper industry contraction and its competition against Nexpo, the national show;
  • Worked with a team of lawyers to successfully sue the federal government and the city of Minneapolis for housing discrimination in Hollman v. Cisneros, a landmark class action law suit in 1994.
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