Patty Briguglio Named to North Carolina Symphony Board of Trustees

CEO of MMI Public Relations to Serve on Symphony’s Society Board.

Raleigh, NC, May 10, 2013 --( Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (, a full-service public relations firm, has announced that Patty Briguglio, CEO of MMI Public Relations, has been named to the North Carolina Symphony Society Board of Trustees. This board is the governing, policy and operating board of the Symphony Society. Its responsibilities include securing financial resources, approving program goals, engaging in strategic planning and overseeing budgets, all in an effort to continue the Society’s mission of presenting an orchestra of the highest artistic standard that enriches, entertains and educates for the benefit of North Carolinians statewide.

As a recognized expert in the PR industry, Briguglio is a sought-after media personality, speaker and business spokesperson who often addresses the topics of PR, crisis management and economic development issues on television, radio, and at local and national meetings and conferences. She sits on numerous civic and charitable boards, and among her many awards are the Woman Business Owner of the Year Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners, and the Small Business Champion for North Carolina by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), as well as being named one of Enterprising Women magazine's Enterprising Women of the Year.

“Patty is a dedicated patron of the North Carolina Symphony and we are very grateful for her leadership in such an important organization,” said Buhler. “She has a passion for this organization that will allow her to make a deep and positive impact as one of its leaders. Patty will certainly make a positive difference for the symphony and for the Raleigh community as she serves in this position.”

About MMI Public Relations:
MMI Public Relations is a full-service PR firm based in the Triangle region of North Carolina that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked one of the top PR firms in North Carolina and nationally, MMI is the recipient of numerous awards in the public relations arena and the community, including recent recognition with the 2012 Cary Chamber Small Business of the Year award, based on the criteria of innovation, successful growth, community service and an exceptional work environment. For more information, call 919-233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

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