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Alison Sawyer

Alison Sawyer

Senior Director of Foundation Communications

Alison Sawyer is the senior director of communications at The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. In this role Alison leads all marketing and communications strategies, social media efforts, and media relations for the Foundation. She is motivated by finding the untold story, fueled by endless curiosity and chasing potential and driven by the opportunity to dream up campaigns that create true brand loyalty and belief.

Before joining The Blank Family Foundation, Alison worked in sports and entertainment PR at the Atlanta Hawks, Premiere Exhibitions, The Active Network and the Women’s Sports Foundation.

A native Californian, Alison graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a bachelor’s degree in Pre-Law Studies. She serves on the board of The Giving Kitchen, a nonprofit that provides emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources. Alison is a triathlete who has completed several half IRONMAN triathlons and enjoys celebrating with sharing good food and wine with friends.

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