Jeanne Yacono Joins MMI as Account Executive

New Hire for North Carolina Strategic Communications Firm; Specializes in Project Management and Content Creation

Raleigh, NC, August 05, 2016 --( MMI, a strategic communications firm based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region, has announced the hiring of Jeanne Yacono as account executive. In her role, Yacono is responsible for creating brand awareness campaigns through traditional and digital media channels. Yacono brings an array of skills to MMI including content creation, social media analysis, project management and strategic planning.

Prior to joining MMI, Yacono led communications and marketing efforts for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a national entrepreneurship education program for middle and high school students serving more than 100 communities in the United States. She led internal and external corporate communications initiatives, managed local and national media opportunities and successfully expanded the program to 18 new markets across the country. Before that, she developed new business opportunities for WXLV and WMYV-TV, by preparing integrated marketing solutions for local businesses in the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point market of North Carolina.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in broadcasting and mass communications from the State University of New York at Oswego in Oswego, NY.

“We welcome Jeanne to the MMI team as our newest account executive,” said Alfred Leach, president of MMI. “Her strong background in project management and integrated communications will be of great value to our clients.”

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About MMI:
MMI is a full-service communications firm that provides strategy-led, integrated campaigns to Fortune 500, middle-market, and emerging-growth companies. Established in 2004 and located in North Carolina’s renowned Research Triangle, MMI serves businesses in the bio/pharma/medical, technology, education, retail, professional services, architecture/real estate/construction, hospitality/restaurant and government industries. MMI is consistently voted among “Best Places to Work” and is a recipient of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Business Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award. MMI is one of the nation’s top 100 independent PR firms. For more information, visit

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Erin Smith