Jessie Allen

Director of Marketing & Strategic Communications
Jessie Allen

Jessie Allen’s areas of expertise are public relations, brand reputation management, crisis communication, marketing, and external/community relations. She has experiences working collegiate athletics and for the past seven-plus years in the aviation industry. Allen has more than 12 years of experience in proven communication strategies and marketing.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science in Sports Management with a communications emphasis from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Allen has more than 40 nationally published articles as a ghost writer for the organizations she’s worked with and for. She was recently named an Airport Business 40 under 40 and sits on the Airports Council International – North America Marketing, Communications and Customer Experience Steering Committee. She is also an avid educator on anti-human trafficking and led the Tucson International Airport in becoming the first airport in the State of the Arizona to partner with Department of Homeland Security to install and educate all airport employees and tenants about human trafficking.

Allen credits a lot of her success as a young professional to the impact made by University of Arizona alumni during her undergraduate career. She takes pride in mentoring new professionals in the aviation industry and connecting those interested in getting into athletics with the help of her network. She is excited to be a reliable mentor of students interested in developing their personal and professional skills and leaving a lasting impact.

Top Goals for Mentoring:

  • Help mentees develop professional and life skills.
  • Help mentees grow their professional networks by making connections to others in my field.
  • Help mentees gain career skills in their industry of interest