Meet the Team

 

Megan McGuinness

Owner | Chief Media Officer

Megan has 15+ years’ experience in marketing and media strategy development, both in agency and client-side roles. She spent six years at Carat in Boston, a global communications agency where she managed the advertising efforts for national and global brands such as Reebok and Philips. In February 2009, moving from Boston to Rhode Island when offered a position as the Advertising Manager at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI. After working as at Twin River for 3 years, Megan formed McGuinness Media & Marketing in April 2009, working with clients throughout the United States. In 2015, Megan was recognized by Casino Enterprise Management magazine as one of their 2014 Great Women of Gaming. In 2016, Megan received two more awards – one from Rhode Island Small Business Journal, winning their Entrepreneurial Women to Watch Award and a second recognition from Providence Business News as a recipient of their Business Women to Watch Award.

Paige Manacek

Media Supervisor

Paige joined MMM in September 2017 as Media Supervisor, responsible for being a primary lead on all major MMM accounts. Paige understands the client’s overall marketing objectives, as well as their on-going day-to-day needs, and services each account with her high-energy and intense passion for media. Formerly Political & Sports Account Planner of New England at Comcast Spotlight, she brings extensive experience in television and digital media to the MMM team. Prior to working at Comcast Spotlight, Paige received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Fairfield University.

Jessica Laudati

Multimedia Designer

​Jess joined MMM in January 2017. Formerly Head Graphic Designer at Regan Communications, Jess worked with clients to design print material and digital graphics that visually communicate brand messages to target audiences. In addition to working with PR clients, she assisted with publishing Coastal Angler Magazine, Boston Edition. Jess holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bridgewater State University, where she double-majored in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design and Communication Studies with a concentration in Corporate Communications.

Brandon Rainville

Junior Designer

Brandon joined MMM in February 2018. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Graphic Design & Digital Media, Brandon completed internships with the Johnson & Wales University Athletics Department and Collette Travel. During his time there, Brandon was able to complete a variety of design projects, including print ads, flyers, logos, social media content, website graphics and more. Brandon was also a pitcher for four years on the JWU Baseball team and currently resides in Northern Rhode Island. #makeitrainville

Caroline

Caroline Kelley

Account & Social Media Coordinator

Caroline joined MMM in October 2018 as our Account & Social Media Coordinator, responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the social networks of all MMM clients, as well as managing the day-to-day operational needs of our clients. A graduate of Salve Regina University, Caroline received a Bachelor of Arts in English Communications and Marketing. With previous experience coordinating social media at Discover Newport and The Newport Experience, Caroline brings great experience to the MMM team in both marketing within the hospitality industry and we are glad to have her!

Jacqueline Rennard

Marketing Manager

​Jacqueline joined the McGuinness Media team in November 2017 as our Marketing Manager. Based in Pennsylvania, Jacqueline focuses on McGuinness Media’s accounts throughout the Delaware Valley, as well as our Mid-Atlantic and Southern-based clients. A graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, Jacqueline received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing and began her career in the field at Dial Connection in New Jersey, a MarCom company focused on telemarketing and mobile solutions. In recent years, Jacqueline has managed client accounts with approximately $2.63 billion of assets, preparing customized research, analytics and reporting, and will continue to be focused on providing outstanding account management and client service as part of the McGuinness Media team.

Jeff McGuinness

VP of Client Services

​Jeff has spent his career in case management, acting as the liaison between state agencies and funding sources for companies throughout New England, such as AccessPoint RI, The Mentor Network and Work Opportunities Unlimited. Jeff has grown various programs and company divisions by 4x their size in a brief time. His extensive knowledge and experience in designing short and long-term plans for his clients make Jeff a great fit for McGuinness Media to manage our day-to-day client needs, and also to bring in new business.