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C. McKinnon Phillips, Jr.
APR (Accredited Public Relations Professional)


Recognized as one of Coastal Alabama’s “Emerging Leaders,” Kinnon began his career in communications after his community achievements and successes brought him to the attention of Lewis Communications’ Public Relations Division where he was an Account Manager. This experience led to his co-founding of The Bellwether Group.  Kinnon was previously employed with AmSouth Bank after receiving a J.D. from The University of Alabama School Of Law and has a B.A. in History from Birmingham-Southern College.

Kinnon’s skills in branding, communication planning and counsel, media relations and community outreach programs are sought by local, regional and national clients. Kinnon’s ability to bring a different outlook to client’s communications needs has led to measurable success. His client work has been awarded by the Southern Public Relations Federation, in addition to ADDYs at the local and regional levels.  Kinnon works on a consistent basis with local, regional and national media. 

His ability to create and manage large scale events – due to his twenty years experience are consistently utilized by major companies. Kinnon creates unparalleled events that are flawless and on budget.

He has served on the Executive Board of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, the boards of Leadership Mobile, Mobile United, Bayfest, South Alabama Cares and the Child Daycare Association. He serves on both the State and Local Chapter of the Public Relations Council of Alabama.

Kinnon is also an Accredited Public Relations Professional, a designation that recognizes his knowledge and experience. He serves as an evaluator and assists in the development of the APR exam.



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403 Conti Street ▪ Mobile, AL 36602 ▪ Phone: 251/433-3993 ▪ Fax: 251/433-1880