Jaclyn M. Tacoronte is an award-winning marketing and public relations professional with over 15 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 the former Director of External Affairs & Business Development for Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, a major New York City cultural destination located on an 83-acre campus on Staten Island where she spearheaded all marketing and public relations efforts leading to over 200 plus online and print editorials and features including the coveted Fall 2014 Harpaar’s Bazaar cover featuring the iconic New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden. Prior to that role, she served as the Marketing Director at The Young People's Chorus of New York City, where she helped position the organization to receive the 2011 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award administered by the President’s Committee on the Arts & Humanities.
Mrs. Tacoronte received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications focused on International Business from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Austin, Texas campus. Among her professional recognition, in 2011 she was awarded TED Electrical Magazine’s Best-of-the-Best Marketing Excellence Award for Best Print Advertising Campaign. Mrs. Tacoronte currently serves as the Marketing Chair for Colloquy Collective, Marketing Advisor for the Staten Island Non For Profit Association and is on the Steering Committee for Music Beyond Measure Organization.