Erin Allsman is Brownstein Group’s first-ever Managing Director, overseeing the agency’s brand strategy, public relations, creative, client services, social media and digital practices while also leading the agency’s long-term growth and specialization strategies. In her two years in this role, Allsman spearheaded an agency re-branding and several workplace improvement and agency communications initiatives in addition to contributing to one of the firm’s highest growth margins in its 54-year history. She also led the agency to its first recognition as an Ad Age Small Agency of the Year in 2018.
Prior to taking on this role in 2017, Allsman spent ten years as BG’s head of Public Relations and Social Media, growing the department by 400 percent, launching the social media and content marketing practices and leading the agency to its first national PR and social media awards. She has worked on dozens of notable clients, including IKEA, GORE-TEX®, Saint-Gobain, Independence Blue Cross, Campus Apartments, the Philadelphia Auto Show and La Colombe.
Erin is active in the PR and advertising community and has served on several boards and committees with the PRSA, Philadelphia Ad Club and the 4As. She has been featured in PRWeek and PR News and as a speaker at the PRSA International Conference, PR News’ Digital PR Conference, among others. Earlier in her career Erin held PR positions in the interactive marketing, sports apparel, financial services and commercial building industries. Erin holds a BA in English from Dickinson College, an MA in Communication from the University of Delaware, is formally accredited in the public relations field and has completed the 4As Executive Leadership Program. She holds volunteer positions with Career Wardrobe and the YMCA, and is a member of the Forum of Executive Women. Erin has been recognized as a Philadelphia Business Journal “40 Under 40” and on Billy Penn’s list of “Who’s Next” in Communications, and has been named #1 Mom by her 2 daughters, Jane and Sabrina.