Arik Hanson is a savvy and seasoned marketing and communications leader with almost than 20 years experience helping organizations achieve their goals, realize bottom-line results and build strong brands. Arik is an award-winning writer and strategic thinker with specific experience in media relations, marketing communications, digital marketing, social media marketing and corporate communications. He has specific experience with both large and smaller brands across the country including: Sleep Number, General Mills, Walgreens, Mall of America, Allina Health, UCare, Starkey, Feed My Starving Children, and more. Arik is also a well-known PR and marketing blogger. His blog, Communications Conversations, has been recognized by PRWeb and PRWeek as "must reads" and regularly pops up on top PR blog lists.