Wesley Hyatt Joins MMI Associates, Inc.

Local Marketing and Public Relations Firm Announces New Employee

Raleigh, NC, October 09, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a Raleigh-based marketing and public relations firm, has announced that Wesley Hyatt has joined the firm as a writer. In this position, Hyatt will concentrate his efforts in developing collateral and press material for clients. Hyatt, a native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a former weekly newspaper editor and the author of five nonfiction books, the most recent being “Emmy Award Winning Nighttime Television Shows 1948-2004.”

“I am pleased that Wesley is joining MMI,” said Briguglio. “I look forward to his contributions to our growing organization.”

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine and bizAZ Magazine. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists for 2004 and 2005 recognized MMI as one of the top public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous MarCom Creative Awards, the 2005 Videographer Award and the 2005 Millennium Award. For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the Web site at http://www.mmimarketing.com

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

MMI Associates
Patty Briguglio