Harvey Radin

Harvey Radin

Harvey is retired from Bank of America as senior vice president in charge of corporate communications and media relations where he Developed communications strategy and messaging on such key company/industry issues as fees, financial privacy, unit consolidations/mergers & acquisitions.He has also served on HOA boards and is the author of At Least Some PR, a booklet about homeowner association communication and PR. His articles about public opinion and PR have been published in Business Insider, American Banker and regional newspapers.
Harvey Radin

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Avoiding the Headlines

Avoiding the Headlines

Harvey Radin Not surprising that in a random sample of newspaper and TV stories focusing on HOAs and condo associations, 13 of 16 stories were about disputes and controversies. Only 3 stories were positive.The news media love controversies. And why wouldn't they? Controversies attract readers and viewers like poop attracts flies. So you can bet if there's some controversy brewing in your association, a newspaper or TV reporter just might come knocking on your door. And it's not fun when that happens. Read More... [et_social_share]
Trendy for Politicians, Terrible for HOAs

Trendy for Politicians, Terrible for HOAs

Harvey Radin Editors and reporters know a good thing when they see it. Just about anything involving HOAs is bound to be controversial.But there is a little something HOA volunteers and property managers can do to become more aware of potentially nasty issues and to hopefully keep them from hitting the fan. They can take some time to think about issues, and ask themselves a simple question: What if this or that happens? After identifying what might hit the fan, HOA leaders can think about how they would handle questions and determine when they may need to call in the cavalry, a property manager or HOA attorney, for their insights and expertise. Read More... [et_social_share]

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