Jackie Pantaliano has more than 25 years of proven expertise gaining widespread, positive publicity for a diversity of clients. Known for uncovering unique aspects that even surprise ImPRessions’ clients, Jackie and her team have a nose for news trends and a way with words that brand our clients to best attract media and public interest.
Our Media Contacts say we have great story ideas, and are very reliable and responsive. These media representatives proactively reach out to Jackie for story ideas or interview sources. Dawn Heefner, a producer at the local Philadelphia ABC-TV affiliate, refers to Jackie Pantaliano as “a gem.” After Jackie thanked Celeste Whittaker, Courier-Post reporter, for her online and front page, top-of-the fold print feature story about one of Jackie’s clients, Celeste responded: “Well, great story pitch! I did my best to present it well. Thanks!” Noted South Jersey columnist and feature writer Sally Friedman, calls Jackie a “miracle worker.”
Our Clients find our service professional, friendly and personalized with the highest level of ethics. Our persistence and creativity repeatedly pays off. If we can’t get in one door or with one technique, we get in another. Read our National and SJ/Phila Testimonials and Success Story pages.
Jackie Pantaliano’s career began in 1984 at PR agency, Ardrey Inc. in Edison, NJ, before moving on to one of New Jersey’s largest full-service agencies. At Gilbert, Whitney & Johns, Inc. (currently Marketsmith, Inc.) in Cedar Knolls, NJ, Ms. Pantaliano rapidly moved up the ranks to account supervisor, receiving two promotions in four years. The six years prior to launching her business in 1996 were spent as director of Public Relations at NAPL, the National Association of Printers & Lithographers in Teaneck, NJ (currently Idealliance, in East Alexandria, VA).
An honors graduate from Douglass College, Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, NJ, Jackie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a Communications and Sociology concentration. She achieved the designation of Certified Marketing Executive (CME) from the NAPL Management Institute at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Jackie served as the former public relations representative for the Tri-County South Jersey Chapter and the Morris County Chapter of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO). She is also a former board member with ASPEN (Asperger Syndrome Education Network), an organization for which she also spent four years as chapter leader for Camden and Burlington Counties. During that period, Jackie elevated the chapter to the fastest growing chapter in New Jersey.
Diane Lacey, Public Relations Consultant with more than 25 years’ experience, serves a wide range of clients, from non-profit to retail home furnishings and fashion, to education, food, health and medical clientele. Stanley Tools’ Essentials tool kit for women, Littman Jewelers engagement and wedding rings, Sealy mattresses and Samsonite luggage, are among the many familiar consumer products Diane has publicized, along with business, trade and non-profit products and services.
Diane’s expertise encompasses creative concepts, copy, campaigns and trade/convention displays, special events, as well as the introduction of new products, services, and marketing strategies.
She has produced major national broadcast and print media placements in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Forbes, USA Today, CNN, MSNBC, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio, among others.
The former contributing editor for Marketing & Media Decisions, Executive Jeweler, Giftware News, and Woman’s World Magazine, Diane is also a former associate home furnishings editor with Glamour Magazine. Following her positions with the consumer publications noted, and prior to becoming a public relations, marketing and advertising consultant, Diane was a senior account executive with a New York City public relations and advertising firm, overseeing a range of consumer accounts. Diane attended New Jersey’s Kean College and Seton Hall University
Part office manager, researcher, organizational guru to “creative types,” tech whiz, and personal assistant, Jodi Gorenberg can accomplish more in seven hours than others can accomplish in seven days.
In addition to similar office work with other clients, Jodi is also a property manager, professional clown, substitute teacher and assistant high school band director.
A graduate of Ryder University, Lawrenceville, NJ, Jodi’s early career was in the financial services industry. One of the voices you hear answering the ImPRessions’ phone line, or reaching out to clients for information, Jodi is a marvel of efficiency, intelligence and good humor!
Freddy, (left, a Blenheim Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) and Lady Pantaliano (a tri-color mixed breed Cavalier and Cocker Spaniel) are 11-year-old rescue dogs who were raised together but aren’t siblings. Their roles are integral to ImPRessions’ operation. They cheer our successes, elevate our moods when we need a break, and induce calm when we are super busy!