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Alison Diboll

Alison DibollAs founder of Diboll & Associates Marketing and Public Relations, Alison Diboll brings more than 18 years of communications expertise and strategic vision to the select group of companies that comprise the agency’s client roster. Diboll founded Diboll & Associates in 1997 specifically to strengthen and grow dynamic companies in a range of industries, shaping their communication direction through targeted guidance and outreach.

Diboll has achieved outstanding successes for clients including Amazon.com, CAPS, Certain Software, Clear Ink, ConsumerReview.com, Dana Commercial Credit, Hewlett-Packard, OpenShelf, Pay By Touch, Protégé, Red Rock Ventures, RxList, and Silkstream, among others. Clients have been recognized in local and national media from The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and San Jose Mercury News, to Vogue and BusinessWeek, to ABC Nightly News and CNN, honored with accolades such as the "Upside Top 100" award, and sold at uptick valuation thanks to strong identity and awareness.

Additionally, Diboll spearheaded a global communication program for the United Nations’ World Food Program in Zambia. The program educated worldwide audiences on famine conditions in six Southern African countries and chronicled global public policy issues surrounding the United Nations’ donation of genetically modified foods.

In senior positions at agencies including Edelman Worldwide in New York, Copithorne & Bellows and Connors Communications, both in San Francisco, Diboll managed strategic program development and tactical direction for Ciba-Geigy, Hewlett-Packard, Iomega, Golden Publishing, and other noted corporations. Additional clients for whom Diboll has created and led award-winning programs include Hertz, Kraft General Foods and Radio City Entertainment.

An award-winning professional for excellence in public relations, Diboll is also a senior judge for the Dalton Pen awards, and a frequent speaker at industry events such as the SiliconValley.com Roundtable, IABC conferences, Women in Communication and more.

A member of The Entrepreneur’s Organization, Diboll has been active in leadership responsibilities since joining the organization. Currently Diboll is Western Regional Director, guiding the regional board and overseeing the well-being of the 15 chapters in the West.

Diboll earned a B.A. from the University of Colorado and La Sorbonne in Paris. Actively involved in the Back On Track student-mentoring program, Diboll also participates in fund-raising activities for Outward Bound Scholarship Program and other organizations. A native of New Orleans, Diboll now resides in San Francisco.