Ms. Tillman has over 15 years of public relations experience. Currently, as the Agency Spokesperson and Executive Vice President of Communications, she oversees all public relations and communications efforts for employees, residents, media and stakeholders. Ms. Tillman was also instrumental in managing crisis communications during PHA’s highly-publicized leadership transition period. She specialies in issue management, public relations , community relations, stragetic advisor and crisis communications.
Ms. Tillman began her career as a book publicist in New York City. Her publicity efforts propelled two titles to number one on the New York Times best-seller list. She also publicized books that became movies, book and household names. She went on to become the first in-house publicist for USA WEEKEND Magazine, the second largest magazine in the country at the time.
Ms. Tillman also made history as the Vice President of Publicity of the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters where she implemented over 200 publicity campaigns throughout the U.S. and abroad and secured multiple first-time national appearances and traditional and trade media coverage. She also served as the publicity liaison for national sponsors such as IHOP, Western Union, and Campbell’s Soup Company.
She has also created and directed partnerships with several media powerhouses including, Viacom, Disney and Paramount, and countless media outlets, broadcast shows and production companies.
RECONITIONS & AFFILATIONS
Society of Environmental Journalist – Fellowship
Women in Communications Clarion Award recipient
President Circle Award from USA WEEKEND Magazine/Gannett
VP, Board Chair- Cindy Legacy
Philadelphia Housing Authority Pension Board member
PHILLYSeeds Board member
American Baptist Foundation Board Member
Hiring Heroes volunteer