In addition to top tier strategic communications, Stryker-Munley St. Louis offers clients expert talent in sports philanthropy, Hispanic marketing, public affairs, crisis management and its signature service, Marketing Therapy.
Allison is the president of Stryker-Munley Group, St. Louis.
Styker-Munley St. Louis provides strategic communications, planning, training and facilitation services to a variety of clients. The SMG-St. Louis teams brings an unsurpassed level of strategic thinking, storytelling and thought leadership combined with a true passion for helping organizations of all sizes successfully reach their marketing goals.
The team is led by Allison Hawk Collinger, a sought-after strategist in the emerging field of social media with a successful practice area and seminar series, Allison is also an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s School of Business and was named to the Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter in 2010. She formerly served as the director of corporate communications and community outreach for the St. Louis Rams – overseeing the Rams community outreach team, the Rams Foundation and the team’s off the field public relations initiatives. Her leadership helped to create a unique brand of strategic sports philanthropy – including the formation of Healthy Youth Partnership, a collaborative of more than 75 organizations addressing the issue of childhood obesity.
From 1989 to 1997 Allison was an award-winning public relations professional at FleishmanHillard, Inc. During her tenure at Fleishman, she played a role in the approval and opening of the Edward Jones Dome, the Kiel Center and the MetroLink light rail system. A regular speaker at local and national seminars on social media, sports philanthropy, image development and fundraising, Allison holds a B.A. from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and is a former Coro Fellow in Public Affairs. She is a graduate of the 1996-1997 Leadership St. Louis program.
Allison and the team in St. Louis have been recognized with a number of awards, most notably, three Silver Anvil (national) Awards, and two Bronze Quill (local) Awards of Merit. In 2001, Allison was named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and received Coro Leadership Center’s Community Leader Award. Allison received a Community Leader Award from the Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls Club and the Community Service Public Relations Council’s PR Person of the Year award in 2006.