Jaclyn M. Tacoronte is an award-winning marketing and public relations professional with over 20 years of experience in both agency and client-side settings, serving Fortune 500 companies, including Canon, Puma, Harley-Davidson and Proctor & Gamble. She is frequently a public relations guest speaker and panelist for New York State Council for the Arts, Staten Island Not For Profit Association, Center for Non Profit Success and Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness. She is currently the CEO & President of JMT Media, LLC., a New York certified M/WBE boutique marketing, public relations and design firm that specializes in small business marketing and the non-profit sector. Mrs. Tacoronte has spearheaded all marketing and public relations efforts for the inaugural New York City Winter Lantern Festival and Winter Wonderland Staten Island Festival garnering over 200,000 on and off-island attendees. Mrs. Tacoronte is also the Executive Producer of JMT the BEAT; a new online series featuring the best of Staten Island’s Business, Entertainment, Art & Theatre groups (currently over 140,000 views). Mrs. Tacoronte currently serves as 2nd Vice Chair of the Minority Women in Business Association of Staten Island, Executive Women’s Council for the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation, the Marketing Chair for Colloquy Collective and Board Chair for Staten Island Makerspace. Mrs. Tacoronte received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications focused on International Business and obtains a Master of Business Administration while living in San Antonio and Austin, Texas.