February 1, 2010

Business Loyalty – Having It, Getting It, Keeping It

In early February, I am celebrating my six-year anniversary with HMA Public Relations. Six years is quite an accomplishment; perhaps a little unique even for an […]
November 18, 2009

New Members, eh?

The Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), an international alliance of the world’s leading independent public relations firms, has further strengthened its global presence with the addition […]
August 6, 2009

And now a word from a PRGN Partner…

This article appeared originally on proto.pl Microblogs and PR By Bartek Lewicki, Senior Account Manager, Multi Communications, PRGN POLAND Late last year the owners of the […]
July 7, 2009

So what if you get fired…

Flipping through the June issue of Inc. magazine, I came across this great quote from Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari. He says: “I have come to […]
July 6, 2009

Agencies and Indies

Over the past several weeks I have had numerous conversations about what is happening in the public relations agency world. Of course, the usual topics of […]
March 23, 2009

Former HMA’er gets nod from the Guv

Long-time Valley PR practitioner and former HMA staffer Mark Stanton has been appointed deputy director of the Arizona Office of Tourism. Gov. Jan Brewer formally announced […]
March 4, 2009

Independents to Get “Newszapped”

The nine Independent Newspapers around the Valley will have a new look soon. They are going the way of the Arizona Republic's Community Sections and The […]
February 20, 2009

Time Flies

I received a nice letter from the Society of Professional Journalists recognizing my 15th year as a member of the organization. The letter pointed out some […]
January 19, 2009


For the sixth year, I participated in the PF Changs Rock and Roll Marathon. Not as a runner, but as the manager of the first stage […]
December 18, 2008

Congrats to Coast Communications

HMA Public Relations' Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) affiliate in Sweden, Coast Communications, has been named the top public relations agency in Sweden for 2008 by […]