12.11.18 - ConnellyWorks Welcomes Carmel McDonagh as GM and Vice President, Marketing Services Yes&; Moves Headquarters to Alexandria, VA

McDonagh brings more than 20 years of strategic marketing, events experience to the company

Alexandria, VADecember 11, 2018 – ConnellyWorks LLC, a Yes& company, today announced the appointment of Carmel McDonagh as General Manager of ConnellyWorks and Vice President, Marketing Services for Yes&. McDonagh brings with her more than 20 years of experience in strategic marketing and events services in the public sector IT and B2B marketplaces.

In this new role, McDonagh provides day-to-day oversight of the PR, marketing, executive events and association management teams under ConnellyWorks, which will include growing capabilities across the full Yes& client base. She also is charged with expanding the public sector IT business by bringing the full Yes& portfolio of services to existing and prospective clients. McDonagh joins ConnellyWorks from 1105 Media, where she spent the last 13 years in various roles across the company, most recently as Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing event marketing strategy, circulation management and client services for the Government business unit.

“Carmel is well-respected in our market for her creative approach and government expertise,” said Joanne Connelly, President of ConnellyWorks. “The addition of Carmel’s talents to an already outstanding team will accelerate our ability to deliver full, end-to-end strategic communications solutions to the larger market. I am confident her dynamic approach to marketing and events will pay dividends in terms of helping us further grow our capabilities and better serve our clients.”

“I am thrilled to join the ConnellyWorks and Yes& team,” said McDonagh. “By bringing the powerful capabilities of the Yes& agency to the ConnellyWorks client portfolio, we will create a comprehensive suite of expert services across creative, digital and events for IT organizations in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. I also look forward to growing our client base, while empowering our employees to deliver innovative, impactful and dynamic PR, marketing, digital and event services.”

ConnellyWorks has relocated to the Yes& offices located at 1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 450 in Alexandria, Virginia. The move will help advance the ability to deliver combined capabilities, as well as share information and resources to provide a more complete client experience.


About ConnellyWorks

ConnellyWorks LLC, a Yes& company, offers public relations, marketing communications and events services, blending digital strategies with traditional approaches. We help clients find and unleash their inner brand beasts, creating messaging that resonates and differentiates, crafting content that elevates and defines and building integrated campaigns that break through the noise and connect our customers with theirs. Our clients include some of the most successful companies and organizations in the technology, government, healthcare and higher education markets.

For additional information, please visit: connellyworks.com

About Yes&

Yes& is a performance-driven marketing agency designed to provide the depth, capacity, experience and expertise of a large communications firm, while retaining the agility, creativity, independence and spirit of a small business. The agency is based in the Washington, DC region and serves clients nationally. With specific expertise in healthcare, financial services, energy, transportation, real estate and homeland security, Yes& serves corporate, association and government clients with branding, digital, event production, marketing, public relations and creative services.

Learn more at www.yesandagency.com

ConnellyWorks, Inc.
1700 Diagonal Road
Suite 450
Alexandria, VA 22314

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