Jane Welch-Westgate

Jane offers more than 20 years experience in integrated public relations, investor relations, corporate and employee communications for the Fortune 500. Before joining Draznin, Jane served as vice president of public relations for Mullen Communications, Inc a full service creative agency and Frank About Women, a marketing to women consultancy (part of Interpublic Group). Prior to this position, Jane held a variety of senior executive level positions with Companies and agencies including Key3Media Group, producers of more than 40 events in 17 countries, Movielink, a broadband video on-demand company owned by five of the major movie studios, The Phoenix Companies (NYSE:PNX), a wealth management investment Company, EchoMail, an interactive agency and others.

Jane has handled corporate communications strategies, media relations and event programs for a wide variety of corporations, including Allstate, American Express, Bissell Homecare, Calvin Klein, CitiGroup, Computer Science Corp (CSC), Computer Associates, IBM, JC Penney, Microsoft, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, Unilever, and many more.

Additional experience includes writing for business publications/news outlets including; Buyside Magazine (Institutional Money Manger Publications), Profit Magazine, Investor Relations Magazine, Massachusetts Investors Digest, Springfield Republican, Westfield Evening News and WCVB, Channel 5. Jane received her Bachelors of Arts in Journalism/Technical Writing from Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. She has held National Association of Security Dealers (NASD) Series 6 and 26 investment licenses