Tony has more than 25 years of public relations, strategic media, investor relations, and corporate communications experience with companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50. A writer at his core, Tony’s expertise includes executive speechwriting and visibility, storytelling, reputation management, and crisis communications, and strategic business communications. As general manager of the Dallas office, Tony is responsible for the growth and overall health of operations, client relationships, and recruiting and developing staff. Prior to joining Allison+Partners, he owned and operated his own Dallas public relations firm, Jetstream Communications, for 15 years. Immediately before launching his own firm, Tony was a senior vice president and partner at Fleishman-Hillard/Dallas and, before that, he held corporate and financial communications positions with both publicly traded and private companies. He began his career as a daily newspaper reporter, covering crime in Florida and Texas. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and communications, with a minor in business administration, from the University of Florida.
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is one of the top international business centers in the United States. Home to the second largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, the city's economy spans numerous industries, including the banking, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare and transportation sectors. Located in the Uptown area, our Dallas office is in the middle of the city's vibrant business and entertainment district. We work with organizations and companies of all sizes and have expertise in public affairs, technology, consumer marketing, healthcare, energy, consumer brands and nonprofits.
Get your day started right with breakfast at La Duni, where you’ll enjoy a unique blend of European tradition and Latin American soul. After breakfast, stretch your legs a bit and enjoy both upscale and antique shopping along Knox-Henderson. Next, head to the West Village and board the M-Line Trolley, where you can catch a free ride through Uptown, one of Dallas’s most vibrant neighborhoods. While you’re there, be sure to visit Klyde Warren Park. The 5.2-acre deck park has transformed the Dallas landscape, bringing Downtown and Uptown together and offering visitors free daily activities ranging from yoga to outdoor concerts and films. Before you leave, stop for lunch at one of the food trucks serving the park. There are different trucks each day, so check out the park’s Facebook page to make your selection.
Since you’ll be just blocks from Dallas’s famed Arts District, you can spend the rest of the afternoon exploring all the rich artistic and cultural gems the city has to offer. From the Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center, to the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, there are endless options and experiences to choose from.
After a full day of sightseeing and cultural enrichment, mosey over to the Rattlesnake Bar where you can unwind with one of their signature cocktails before enjoying a delicious meal next door at Fearing’s. You won’t be disappointed when you experience executive chef Dean Fearing’s “elevated American cuisine,” including his Texas farm-to-market specialties and gracious service. Bon appetite!