Allison Tilque is a Senior Account Executive at Mekky Media Relations and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day strategies as an account lead as well as serving as support for managers throughout the agency. She works with the team on public relations initiatives for Mekky Media’s clients that include writing and reviewing press materials, pitching stories, coordinating outreach initiatives, drafting in-depth and innovative public relations strategies, and much more.
Allison graduated from Edgewood College in 2018 with a B.S. in Marketing and a certificate in Public Relations and is currently working towards her MBA at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. During her time in undergrad, she completed over 600 hours of community service through The Bonner Program which earned her a ROSA Award (Recognizing Outstanding Student Achievement Award) from Edgewood. In 2018, she was also the recipient of Edgewood College’s Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar and Leadership Award through the business school.
Prior to joining Mekky, Allison started her career in healthcare association event management where she led conference planning across the country. Following her time as an event planner, she transitioned into her public relations journey at a local agency out of Green Bay, Wisconsin and later at an agency out of New York. Allison’s public relations experience is varied across industries including fashion, insurance, media, transportation, food & beverage, packaging, healthcare and more. Allison has been able to generate consumer, business and trade press in prominent outlets like POPSUGAR, The Root, TheStreet, Yahoo News, Variety Magazine, and Thrillist.
In her free time, Allison loves to golf, cheer on the Green Bay Packers, tend to her dozens of houseplants, thrift, bike, downhill ski, read, and hang out with her dog, Scout.