Mark Estes, ABC

Serving Austin, Brazos Valley & Phoenix Chapters

Mark Estes, ABC, (IABC Phoenix) has four decades of experience in employee and corporate communications and marketing, primarily in the utility industry and health care. He also was a newspaper and magazine editor and reporter in his journalistic salad days. He’s received more than 40 awards for writing, editing and communications management.

Estes served the IABC Phoenix board in numerous capacities and received that chapter’s President’s Award. Since becoming accredited in 1990, Estes has judged for local, regional and Gold Quill awards programs, as well as serving on numerous IABC Blue Ribbon Gold Quill panels. He was a member of the IABC accreditation council and chairman of the organization’s ethics committee. He was honored with the Rae Hamlin Award for his work on the IABC Shanghai Public Relations Association accreditation project. Most recently, he served as an elections inspector/team leader for Maricopa County.

Chapters: Austin, Brazos Valley, Phoenix