Alison Bailin Batz
Alison Bailin Batz is a senior account executive with HMA Public Relations. Her responsibilities include client management, digital communications, business development, online content management, strategic media relations, client relations, promotional marketing, creative writing, crisis communications, event planning and issues management. She has been with the firm since 2004.
Bailin is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, where she served for six years as the chair for the Phoenix Chapter’s media breakfasts. She is currently co-chair of the Chapter’s networking events as well as a volunteer on its annual publicity summit and Copper Anvils Awards program.
Active in the community, Bailin Batz has volutneered with the Arizona Insitute for Breast Health, Phoenix Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, Phoenix Chapter of the Multiple Schlerosis Society and Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona. She has also assisted clients in developing community relations programs and outreach campaigns based on their own passions for volunteerism. Recently, she became a founding member of Suns Charities 88 as well.
While at HMA, Bailin Batz has been honored for her work by the Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators, American Marketing Association and more. In 2012, she was honored by Arizona Business Magazine as one of the “Five Most Influential Women in Business Under 35.”
A passionate writer, Bailin Batz has been pubilshed in 202 Magazine, Arizona Business Magazine, Arizona Republic, Arizona Vines & Wines Magazine, Go Gilbert Magazine, In Business Magazine, Scottsdale Airpark Magazine, Scottsdale Business + Life Magazine, Scottsdale Health Magazine, Scottsdale Living Magazine, and So Scottsdale Magazine as well as dozens of local and national blogs including AZNow, Associated Content and Examiner.
Bailin Batz earend a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations from the Walter Cornkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2003. She also holds a double minor in Communications and Mass Communications, respectively. Today, she is a frequent speaker at the school on the topics of creative writing, journalism, event planning and public relations.