CHARLOTTE, NC, March 07, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (http://www.mmipublicrelations.com), a full-service public relations firm based in the Triangle region of North Carolina, has announced that Drew Porcello has joined the firm as its director of strategy. Based in Charlotte, Porcello will utilize his strong PR background as he interacts with area business leaders and expands the reach of MMI into the Charlotte area.
Porcello brings more than seven years of high-level public relations experience to MMI. He has worked previously at top PR firms, where he has been an invaluable team member, learning and offering expertise in PR strategy, media relations, content creation, social media tactics, video, crisis management and media training, among other skills. A resident of Charlotte for the past 9 years, Porcello has a firm grasp of the needs of the market and sound understanding of the area practices.
He is a Miller Heiman alumnus, and member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Charlotte chapter, as well as the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. He is an avid participant of the American Marketing Association, the Business Marketing Association and the International Association of Business Communicators.
Porcello received his bachelor's degree from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, and his MBA from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. Originally from Allegany, N.Y., he resides in Charlotte.
"Drew is a very welcome addition to our team at MMI," said Buhler. "His impressive background and experience will help us grow throughout the Charlotte market and beyond, and we are excited for the value he adds to our company."
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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 http://www.mmipublicrelations.com or the MMI Public Relations Blog at http://www.mmipublicrelations.com/blog.
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