Who we are
Barry Connolly

Barry's experience includes 25 years with International Business Machines Corporation. As manager of IBM's Data Processing Division News Bureau he was responsible for national press relations for IBM's computer systems and software. Later, he directed a national network of company news bureaus. As manager of media programs at IBM's corporate headquarters, Barry organized the company's first PR department to specialize in broadcast media press relations and the production of video news releases. His IBM experience included media relations, executive speechwriting, editing, writing and design, education programs, and sales promotion and advertising support for IBM World Trade countries. With Connolly & Company, Barry has produced a broad range of communications projects for such clients as IBM, Best Buy, MicroWarehouse, The Bridging Institute, Superior Design, and local and regional businesses.


Muriel is the managing member and chief financial officer for Connolly & Company. An experienced administrator, Muriel's career includes serving as lead medical secretary for Nassau Hospital, personnel coordinator for Consolidated Controls Corporation, and secretary/bookkeeper for several local businesses. Muriel is responsible for accounts receivable, financial records, contracts and business administration.


Dave has 20 years of experience as a professional writer. He worked as an advertising copywriter with a Connecticut-based ad agency for five years, where projects ranged from direct mail pieces to magazine ads to billboards for clients such as Danbury Hospital, First Brands and many others. Since becoming a freelance writer, Dave has written scores of press releases, white papers, articles, brochures and Web copy for clients such as Best Buy, IBM, Gillette and Oracle. He's also a music critic whose work appears in All Music Guide, Prog Archives and his own site, Progrography.


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