Mark Hazlin has planned and executed strategic communications for some of the most recognized clients in the country on some of the toughest issues challenging organizations today. From digital media to traditional public relations, Mr. Hazlin works to use existing and emerging tools to craft effective and impactful campaigns that help clients communicate better.
During his career he has represented The Salvation Army, the Midwest ISO, Shell Oil Company, Texaco, WorldCom, JFK International Airport, Excite!, New York University, NBA Entertainment, Pepsi, and others.
At Xenophon, he is one of the senior leaders in the company's public relations practice, managing teams and ensuring the agency delivers the exceptional customer service for which it is known.
Prior to Xenophon, he worked as a journalist, writing stories on a broad range of topics for USA Today, Forbes.com, PRWeek, Orlando Sentinel, New York Resident and other local and national media outlets.
Also, he spent eight years in public relations, at firms in Washington and New York City including The Marino Organization (TMO) and Dan Klores Communications (DKC, formerly Dan Klores Associates). From 2001 to 2003, he was vice president at TMO, a boutique communications agency specializing in media relations. In 1998, he co-founded DKAi, the new media division of Dan Klores Communications, and led multiple account teams during the dot-com boom. He began his career at DKC in 1996, focusing on account support and pitching and placing stories in local and national media.
Mr. Hazlin earned a master’s degree in Journalism from New York University in 2004, and graduated from Boston College in 1996, with a bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science.
“The last time we worked together, Xenophon helped produce a strategic plan that ultimately transformed a bankrupt technology company with a stock option probe into a successful $2.1 billion acquisition.”