Maggie Begley, President
Before launching MBC in 1992, Maggie Begley was Senior Vice-President in the Entertainment division of Rogers & Cowan, one of the largest and most influential entertainment public relations firms in the world. She has held senior executive positions at Warner Bros. and the NBC Television Network and was Executive Vice-President and head of the Entertainment division of Mahoney/Wasserman & Associates.
Ms. Begley and MBC’s senior staff have represented personally, or created and supervised the campaigns for, numerous motion pictures, television shows, studios, production companies, broadcast and cable networks, talent agencies, non-profit organizations, book publishers, celebrities, sporting events, awards shows, restaurants and hotels, as well as major corporations with a significant entertainment presence.
Frank Coffey, Senior Account Executive
A former book, magazine and newspaper editor and writer, and the author of 28 books including four novels, dozens of magazine articles (and one episode of Miami Vice!), Frank Coffey is MBC's in-house writer-in-residence. He has appeared on Today,CNN, GMA, Entertainment Tonight, and FOX among many other TV and radio outlets, promoting works such as 60 Minutes: 25 Years of Television's Finest Hour and America On Wheels, the companion book to the acclaimed three-part PBS series.
Laurane Sheehan, Senior Account Executive
Laurane Sheehan was the first Executive Director of the Music Video Producers Association and the Executive Producer of the MVPA Awards, bringing global awareness to the MVPA, increasing its worldwide membership and promoting the establishment of standards and practice within the music video industry. A former executive at Mahoney/Wasserman, Laurane was a director of corporate publicity at PMK/HBH; as a Senior Account Executive at MBC, she has been responsible for coordinating international press junkets and publicity events at the Toronto Film Festival, Sundance and aboard some of the world’s premiere mega-yachts on the French Riviera at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sayles & Winnikoff - Strategic Partner
MBC has a strategic partnership with New York City-based entertainment public relations firm Sayles & Winnikoff, Inc. Specializing in strategic communications for media, entertainment, technology and consumer products companies, arts organizations and advocacy groups, S&W helps clients create a disciplined and articulate communications profile.