Barbara Branagan-Mitchell, owner and director of Branagan Communications Consultants LLC (BCC) ( in New Milford, Conn., a public relations, publicity placement, writing/editing and marketing communications consulting agency, will provide a presentation on March 10 to members of The Exchange Club of Waterbury at Carmen Anthony Restaurant in Waterbury on how they can build awareness of their businesses through PR and marketing.

Branagan Communications Consultants has been serving the publicity and marketing communications needs of small to medium sized businesses in Connecticut since 2004. In 2014, she is celebrating 21 years of success as a sole practitioner. Branagan Communications Consultants offers services in public relations; publicity placement; marketing communications; writing and editing of websites, marketing materials, newsletters, brochures, presentations; creation of awareness-building events; and more.

“It will be my pleasure to present to the members of The Exchange Club of Waterbury, Connecticut Inc. This is a long-standing community organization that was chartered in 1948. It is a service-oriented organization which focuses on personal and professional development, building a healthy society and aiding local-area families and children. Educating members on available professional resources and capabilities is one of the many benefits offered to Exchange Club members, and learning how they can increase awareness of the products and services offered by their companies will be very pertinent to their admirable ambitions.”

Branagan-Mitchell has worked in the public relations, marketing communications field for over 30 years. She began her career in Manhattan working for large-scale international public relations agencies and servicing the public relations needs of such corporations as Pepsi Cola, JC Penney Stores, Cruise Lines International Association, Colorado Ski Country USA, Iberia Airlines of Spain, Rand McNally Travel Guides, Levi Strauss, Bausch & Lomb, Hush Puppies Shoes, The Gillette Company, and Cointreau Liqueur of France.

After moving her sole proprietorship from Katonah, New York to New Milford, Connecticut in 2004, Branagan-Mitchell has built awareness of her public relations services throughout the Greater Waterbury region for the past nine years. Branagan Communications Consultants LLC has been providing PR, marketing and writing/editing services to numerous well-known companies and organizations in the area including the Waterbury Regional Chamber, Business Women’s Forum, Fascia’s Chocolates, O’Rourke & Birch Florist, The Grotto Restaurant, IMTI-Industrial Management & Training Institute, Center for Women’s Health and

An active member of the Waterbury Regional Chamber since 2008, Branagan-Mitchell has served as a volunteer Chamber Ambassador since 2009 and in 2010 she was presented with the Chamber’s highly-prestigious Volunteer of the Year Award. In 2010, she graduated from the Chamber’s informative Leadership Greater Waterbury program. Currently, Branagan-Mitchell is a member of the Chamber’s Manufacturing Advisory Council.

During the past nine years, Branagan-Mitchell has also been a member of the Southbury Business Association, the Greater Tribury Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of ProfNet, the Professional Networking Group of Waterbury. Currently she also serves on the organization committee of Main Street Waterbury, as vice chair of the Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury, and publicist for Acts 4 Ministry, Inc. in Waterbury.

To learn more, visit or call Barbara Branagan-Mitchell at 860-210-0149. To learn more about The Exchange Club of Waterbury, contact president Virginia O’Rourke of O’Rourke & Birch Florist at 203-206-8338