IABC Phoenix members win Southern Region leadership awards

Two IABC Phoenix members were awarded leadership awards Oct. 7 at the IABC Southern Region connect2comms award luncheon.

Carol Poore won the Communicator of the Year award for her continuing top performance as a strategic communications professional. Carol is president of Poore and Associates Strategic Planning and her book, Strategic Impact: A Leader’s Three-Step Framework for the Customized Vital Strategic Plan, was published by Fast Company in January 2021.

Phil Douglis was awarded the Hall of Fame award from IABC Southern Region. Phil is the retired director of the Douglis Visual Workshops. For 50 years, Phil also wrote a column on photojournalism for IABC publications.

The final leadership award was the Rising Star award that went to Bailey Crafton, IABC South Carolina. Bailey is the branding and creative supervisor of Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough and the current president of IABC South Carolina.

Congratulations to these winners!

Carol accepting the Communicator of the Year award from IABC Southern Region Chair John Harris.
Phil accepted his award via video at the connect2comms awards luncheon.