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Allison Love

Allison Dean Love Consulting LLC

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224 Wood Duck Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223
United States
T: 803-413-1044

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Public Relations, Communications, Media Relations, Marketing

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Allison Dean Love has more than 20 years experience in public relations and communications. With expertise in media relations, marketing, advertising, training and human resource management, Love’s experience spans a range of industries from property and casualty insurance, banking, healthcare and nonprofit organization management. She is committed to thorough research and analysis and providing quick, accurate, honest answers. A collaborator by nature, Love enjoys building relationships and strategic alliances across divergent cultures, Love works with a variety of state and national organizations. Love has successfully taken a public awareness campaign from the local level to the national arena working with a variety of national organizations. With experience in conducting focus groups and campaign surveys, she has is has been a speaker at national conferences for more than 15 years. Formerly the Executive Director of the South Carolina Insurance News Service, a non-profit organization which provides insurance information to the media and consumers, Ms. Love served as the spokesperson for the property and casualty insurance industry for 14 years. In 2009 her news made more than 60 million media impressions throughout the state of South Carolina and the US. Recent mainstream media contacts include Forbes Magazine, CNN, Good Morning America, ABC Evening News, USA Today and Insurance Day (United Kingdom). Love enjoys helping consumers and the media understand difficult issues, from working disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires to explaining coastal insurance issues, she enjoys taking technical topics and making issues easily understandable for consumers through effective message development. Her energy and passion are for education, safety and disaster planning/crisis communications issues. She received the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina Chairman’s Citation for Consumer Awareness in 2008. With extensive experience in articulating complex issues, Love effectively managed scrutiny of highly visible issues. Love is a results-oriented performer who enjoys the challenge of achieving results on time and within budget. Love is a board member of the Lowcountry Graduate Center, SC SAFE HOME Advisory Board and has been a member of the SC Press Association, SC Broadcasters’ Association and SC SAFE KIDS Board. Love holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Citadel and a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Middle Tennessee State University. She has a Certificate in General Insurance, an Associate in Personal Insurance (API) and completed 4 of the 8 credits toward a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. She completed one year toward a Ph.D. in Communications/Public Relations at the University of South Carolina. Love has been elected twice by the South Carolina General Assembly as the only woman to serve on The Citadel’s Board of Visitors, The Military College of South Carolina. She has been an active member of the board for 13 years and is a lifetime member of The Citadel Alumni Association and member of The Citadel Brigadier Foundation. As a result of her election to The Citadel Board of Visitors, she is no stranger to the political and legislative process. In her recent position, she wrote legislative reports and many times reported on more than 300 insurance-related bills at one time. She is a member of the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics and the SC General Assembly Women’s Caucus. She’s available for speaking engagements on the subject of crisis communications, public relations and working with the media. Love grew up on a farm in Columbia, Tennessee, but has lived in South Carolina 20 years and resides in Columbia, South Carolina with her husband. She enjoys photography. Allison Dean Love Consulting, LLC offers the following services: ■Consumer Education/Marketing ■Public /Media Relations ■Crisis/Disaster Communications ■Media Training ■Campaigns and Issue Awareness ■Surveys and Thought Leadership ■Partnerships/Relationship Development ■News Releases ■Speech Writing ■Public Speaking on behalf of her clients ■TV/Radio Production ■Strategic Communications Planning ■Event Planning Our experience spans the following industries: ■Nonprofit ■News & Media ■Healthcare ■Banking ■Issues/Advocacy ■Public Service ■Legislative/Government Relations

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