Alison Golan is a public relations, marketing, and writing specialist with 20 years experience. She started her career as the prime media contact for two leading-edge companies -- Convex Computer Corporation (a supercomputer manufacturer with 1000+ employees, now a division of Hewlett-Packard), and Interphase Corporation (a leading supplier of high-speed networking products). Next, Alison started her own agency and has worked with a number of national hardware, software, networking, telecommunications, streaming media, and Jacksonville-based companies. (Former or current clients include Soffront Software, Inc.; Connectware, Inc.; VisionWare, Inc.; Everest Group; Active Power; Paradyne Corporation; NeoTool Development, Hewlett-Packard Company, Entera, Inc.; Centricity Software, ChainCast Networks, Redemtech, Operation HomeLink, and Convey Computer.) Alison has also worked as a freelance specialist for many national and local PR/Marketing agencies.
Alison’s experience includes strong media relations implementation and writing numerous marketing collateral materials. In addition, she has coordinated product launches, trade shows, product reviews, analyst briefings, editorial calendars, and press tours. Alison has arranged national media coverage with CBS, CNN, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Fortune. She possesses robust writing skills and has developed press releases, backgrounders, data sheets, product brochures, case studies, newsletters, bylined articles, white papers, web copy, and advertising themes, slogans and taglines.
Alison has a B.S. degree, (triple major in Secondary Education, English, Speech/Drama) from Maranatha College, Watertown, Wisconsin. A hard worker and disciplined student from early on, Alison graduated summa *** laude in college and valedictorian in high school.