A highly accomplished communication and marketing professional, Tyson Hill joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council in January 2022 as the organization’s Senior Director of Communications. In this role, Tyson leads GPEC’s public and media relations programs and provides strategic communication direction on key initiatives for various stakeholders, executing overarching communication campaigns in both earned and owned media spaces to expand GPEC’s profile domestically and internationally and contribute to the expansion and relocation of business in the region.
Tyson is a former journalist and avid soccer fan. Prior to joining GPEC, Tyson spent eight years with Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United, leading the content, creative and communication efforts of the club. Under his direction, Minnesota United digital channels saw 2x year-over-year growth for five straight seasons and ranked near the top of American sports for audience engagement and interactions –- recognized as one of the best in the sports industry in 2019.
Tyson earned his Bachelor of Arts from Minnesota State University Moorhead, with degrees in English and integrated communications. He was a member of the MSUM soccer team, SPJ, an ESL tutor, TA and contributing reporter. In his free time, Tyson enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, swimming and discovering new restaurants.