Matt Vaughan Joins MMI Associates, Inc.

Raleigh, NC, August 01, 2007 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a Raleigh-based marketing and public relations firm, has announced that Matt Vaughan has joined the firm as a junior account executive. In this position, Vaughan will assist in developing and implementing public relations campaigns, as well as planning and managing events, pitching stories to local, national and international media, coordinating media relations and scheduling interviews.

Prior to joining MMI, Vaughan worked as the sports editor at the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, as well as, a staff reporter for the Camp Lejeune Globe and a correspondent for the Wilmington Star News. He graduated from University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. Vaughan resides in Raleigh.

“Matt’s extensive experience working as a journalist will be an enormous asset to MMI,” said Briguglio. “I am confident that he will be a great addition to our firm.”

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 has recognized MMI as one of the top public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently was named one of the Best Places to Work in the Triangle. For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the Web site at

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

MMI Associates
Patty Briguglio