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Janette Baxter, PR management supervisor

Mintz + Hoke Promotes Janette Baxter to Management Supervisor

AVON, Conn., July 14, 2014 - Integrated marketing communications firm Mintz + Hoke promotes Janette Baxter to management supervisor from account supervisor, public relations. In this new role, she leads Mintz + Hoke’s public relations team working in concert with Mary Farrell, chief corporate officer.

Agency President Ron Perine commented, “Janette and her team play a vital role in our agency’s success. Together they can be counted on for pushing the envelope to make sure our strategic public relations capabilities stay ahead of new technologies, platforms and the evolving media landscape.”

During her 14-year tenure at Mintz + Hoke, Baxter has created and led awareness and community relations campaigns for a variety of corporations and financial firms such as GE Capital Corporate Finance and MassMutual, as well as Connecticut tourism destinations including Mohegan Sun. Baxter also manages work for Connecticut state agencies including CTfastrak, Connecticut’s first bus rapid transit system; Connect-Ability, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services that brings together employers and people with disabilities; and the Power of Change Awards, a Connecticut-based nonprofit energy efficiency initiative.

Prior to joining the agency, Baxter spent time as account supervisor at public relations firms KCSA Worldwide, Jacobs & Prosek and Lobsenz-Stevens.

In addition to more than 20 years within communications agencies in New York City and Connecticut, Baxter earned several industry awards including Mercury and Bell Ringer for programs including product launches, financial services and community relations for consumer and business-to-business brands. She is a graduate of Ithaca College.

About Mintz + Hoke
Mintz + Hoke is an integrated, full-service communications firm offering strategic planning, advertising, public relations, interactive, media planning and buying, and direct marketing services. Mintz + Hoke Media Only is an independent service devoted to media planning and buying. Mintz + Hoke’s mission is to Make every contact with your brand worth MORE. The agency was named one of Connecticut’s Top Workplaces of 2014 by the Hartford Courant and FoxCT. Clients include Legrand Wiremold, DRS Technologies, HSB, Mohegan Sun, CTfastrak and Quinnipiac University. Mintz + Hoke is a shareholder of Denver-based Worldwide Partners Inc., the world’s largest alliance of independent agencies serving clients around the globe. For more information, visit

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Heather Gillette

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