Booth Communications, Inc. (BCI) is a 24-year-old corporate communication and marketing firm headquartered in Cave Creek, Ariz. The company's president and founder, Fran A. Booth, ABC, has more than 25 years experience as a public relations owner, manager and counsel to multinational and Fortune 500 firms. In addition to providing communication and marketing expertise for more than eight years to Battelle Memorial Institute, the world's largest, independent research and development organization, she handled communication and marketing services for AlliedSignal (now Honeywell).
Today, Booth is one of the top corporate communication and marketing consultants in metropolitan Phoenix. BCI has been responsible for the development and implementation of major communication and image positioning programs – many of which have won awards – for an array of audiences and clients. Booth also serves as a professional writer for several publications and is a speaker on the subjects of leadership, marketing, humor and customer communication/service.
A former regional director for the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Booth is past president of IABC's Phoenix chapter, which received the International Chapter of the Year award on multiple occasions. She has served on the marketing committees of Arizona Builders Alliance, Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Central and Southern Arizona, Ballet Arizona, and as media hospitality chair for Super Bowl XXX. Booth, who founded Rev It Up, an entity that is leading change for the Town of Cave Creek, currently serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Transplant House Foundation and the Herberger Theater Center.
As founder and chair of the Arizona Appreciation Alliance, an entity responsible for developing and implementing a unique statewide image campaign in 1991, Booth received awards for her leadership in December 1991 from the Arizona Strategic Planning for Economic Development. Selected as IABC's 1989 Member of the Year, Booth received the 1990 President's Award from the organization and was selected as the 1991 Communicator of the Year. Booth is one of less than 1,500 individuals, worldwide, to be accredited by IABC.