SAN FRANCISCO — Grayling has brought on’s Alison Schwartz as managing director of its San Francisco office.

She is the first GM of the San Francisco office since the Atomic merged with its parent company Grayling earlier this year. Atomic founders, Andy Getsey and James Hannon, continue their roles with Grayling as EVPs and co-chairs of the technology practice.

Since November 2012, Schwartz has been VP of corporate communications at Move, Inc., the operator of a network of real estate websites including,, and, among others.

Before that, she held SVP posts at Edelman and Waggener Edstrom, where she was the consumer practice lead for North America.