LOS ANGELES—Debra Hotaling has been named senior vice president in the corporate communications practice of Fleishman-Hillard Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Fleishman-Hillard, Hotaling was the senior director of public relations for KB Home, one of the largest homebuilding companies in the United States, where she was responsible for
all aspects of corporate communications including management of all public relations functions in 24 company divisions and the supervision of 16 regional public relations firms.
Before joining KB Home, Hotaling founded and directed Hotaling & Associates, a private full-service public relations practice. She has also held corporate communications management positions at CalComp, a Lockheed subsidiary, and Epson America.
“Debra is a seasoned public relations professional and an accomplished journalist who is an exceptional addition to our growing corporate communications practice in Los Angeles,” said Richard Kline, regional president and Los Angeles general manager, citing her expertise in crisis management, media relations, and internal communications.