Yvan Quintero has joined the team at Curley & Pynn Public Relations and Marketing Communication as an associate communication strategist, bringing experience as an independent public relations consultant and account executive for M&C Saatchi PR New York to his new role.

Quintero previously served as a corps member in Teach for America while simultaneously serving as a communication consultant for clients in New York, Miami and Orlando. He has managed media outreach, crisis communication, social media, marketing and event coordination for clients in several industries, including the arts, economic development, health care, and technology. A skilled publicist, his efforts have garnered clients’ exposure in major national media such as Us WeeklyRadar OnlineTravel WeeklyBuzzfeed and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Quintero is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations with a minor in history and was initiated as a member of the Delta Lambda Phi International Fraternity Office.