The First African American Woman to Receive Honor
The Southern California
Regional Purchasing Council has announce the selection of Carol Hall &
Associates, a full service public relations firm, as the Council’s 1997 Class
I Supplier of the Year Award recipient. Headquartered
in Los Angeles, Carol Hall & Associates is one of 35 nominated companies that
will be recognized at special presentation ceremonies during SCRPC’s 13th
annual Supplier of the Year Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, July 8 at the Hotel
Inter-Continental Los Angeles. The
reception preceding lunch starts at 11:15 a.m., with lunch following at noon.
for the luncheon and awards program for the fourth consecutive years are the
American Honda Motor Co. and The Gas Company.
Carol Hall, owner of
Carol Hall & Associates, has also been selected to receive the Council’s
Annual Scholarship to the Dartmouth College Amos Tuck School of Business
Executive Program. Coincidentally,
she is the first African American female to be named as recipient of the Amos
Tuck Scholarship, which is traditionally presented to SCRPC’s Class I winner.
The MBEP has a one-week intensive curriculum, taught entirely by the Amos
Tuck MBA faculty and presented for the purpose of strengthening the management
and financial skills of minority entrepreneurs.
Hall & Associates- a public relations
consulting firm is
"virtual" company, provides a full-range of public relations and
marketing services, corporate communications, and event management services-
services that deliver results. The
process begins with learning and identifying clear objectives and achievement
strategies for the project. The
firm establishes a plan or campaign, timeline and budget to provide all the
service requirements of the project. As
a virtual company, Carol Hall &
Associates assembles and manages a team that includes staff and associates-
specialists; each selected to meet the specific requirements of a client's
project. Carol Hall- president and
the managing consultant, brings unique professional expertise to her business-
the demonstrated ability to receive, synthesize, organize and disseminate
complex information regarding products or services, issues or ideas.
She does so, clearly, accurately and creatively. Carol Hall has wide
market experience- invaluable experience gained as a 16-year broadcast
journalist- a television news anchor, reporter, talk show host, editorial writer
and producer. She worked at
television and radio stations in Memphis; Pittsburgh; Washington, D.C.; New
York; and Los Angeles where she moved in 1984.
A St. Louis, Missouri native, Carol Hall attended Bennett College in
Greensboro, North Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stephens
College in Columbia, Missouri, and a Graduate Certificate from Columbia
University Graduate School of Journalism, Summer Program in New York.
She is also a graduate of the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE)
certificate program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson
Graduate School of Management. She
also holds Minority Business Executive Program certificates from the Amos Tuck
School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and was
selected and completed the Leadership California Issues Forum in 1997.
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