You’re one of a kind. It takes a special type of agency to understand your magic.
We’re that agency.
We exist for you, the forward thinkers, the industry disrupters, and the visionaries of the world.
Since our launch in 2010, we’ve worked hand-in-hand with new and heritage brands of all sizes, creating intentional awareness, driving influence, and helping them achieve social proof through a holistic communications approach. Brand building through earned media and influencer relations is at the heart of what we do, but if you ask our clients, they’ll tell you that we’re way more than publicists. And that’s what makes us different. Our efforts have not only resulted in press hits, but we’ve helped to build brand awareness, equity, and advocacy for the brands we represent.
Curious about what we can do for you and your brand? Book a complimentary Discovery Call with our founder.
Founder & Principal • @allysonconklin
Enneagram: 50/50 blend of Types 1 and 3, The Reformer and The Achiever
Word of the Year: Emerge
Allyson’s career began in New York City with an internship in the fashion department of Footwear News. It was there that she caught the attention of human resources, who, mid-internship, uprooted and promptly planted her in the advertising department at W magazine, where she assisted two busy sales directors. It didn’t take long for Allyson to realize that publishing didn’t make her heart sing. She had deep love for the glossies, but she yearned for something different, something deeper. This is when public relations made its grand entrance. Allyson landed a coveted opportunity in the PR department at Shiseido Cosmetics, and was hooked, both on beauty and on PR. While she later decided to call it quits with the Big Apple to pursue an opportunity out west, she wasn’t about to leave PR behind. Her next role, in Park City, Utah, was heading the PR for luxury lifestyle developer, Talisker. The snowfall total her first winter there was more than 400 inches, and Allyson and her notoriously impractical shoe collection made it through three. After following her heart back to Colorado in late 2010, and listening to the encouragement of an interior designer who urged her to start her own agency, she founded ACPR. Over the past 10 years she’s worked hand-in-hand with founders, helping them to not only gain awareness for their brands, but the confidence to step into their power. From humble beginnings working solo in a basement home office to leading a remote team of dynamic women all over the U.S., Allyson is committed to providing an experience unlike any other for clients, employees, and partners. Over the years she has been lucky enough to share her story with Forbes, Inc., Glitter Guide, and Career Contessa, was a speaker at the 2015 PRSSA Regional Conference, is a founding member of the PR Couture Council, and is a member of the Female Founder Collective. Allyson is an alumnus of Colorado State University’s Apparel and Merchandising program. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Michael (who is also ACPR’s CFO), and dogs, Macon, Amos, and Nell.
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