Scott Allison, President and CEO of Allison & Partners, has built one of the fastest growing public relations and public affairs agencies in the nation. In 2001, along with partners Andy Hardie-Brown and Scott Pansky, he raised the capital to found the firm. Nine years later, Allison & Partners continues to take the industry by storm.The firm has been named a 2010 Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and has won an enviable list of global leaders as clients. Scott oversees the growth of the agency and remains actively involved in providing strategy to many high-profile executives and client accounts. His success has led to his recognition as a finalist for both the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award and the American Business Awards Communications Executive of the Year.
Prior to founding Allison & Partners, Scott served as West Coast president of Connors Communications. He began his public relations career at one of California’s largest independent public relations firms, The Gable Group, where he was responsible for launching its nationally recognized cause marketing practice. Before entering the public relations field, Allison served as a supervisor with Direct Communications, a San Diego-based political consulting group and as Deputy Communications Director with United States Senator Pete Wilson.