Director of Publicity Matthew Flynn previously worked for Grant at MRG – The Michael Russell Group. He is a graduate of Sacred Heart University where he studied marketing, business and advertising. Matthew worked in public relations for Clear Channel prior to his hiring by Grant at MRG NY. He has worked extensively on several long term clients including United Cerebral Palsy of New York City and The Loreen Arbus Foundation. He worked on the prestigious “Variety” Oscar screening series and also on the Oscar Short-listed documentary “Under Our Skin.” He also worked on several A-List charity events including The last 5 consecutive years of The Annual Women Who Care Luncheon benefitting UCP/NYC at Cipriani 42nd St., UCP/NYC’s 65th Anniversary of Volunteerism Appreciation Party at The Prince George Ballroom, The Pink Soiree 20th & 21st Anniversary Galas aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid and UCP/NYC’s Santa Project Party, The Javier Gomez Special Exhibition Benefit, The MHA-NYC Celebration of Hope Gala at Cipriani 42nd st., The past 4 years on the Elly Awards at the Plaza Hotel, The past 4 years on the Women’s Media Awards, The 2011 & 2012 White House Project EPIC Awards, The Winning Play$ Event for Women’s financial literacy, past 4 years on the UCP of NYC Celebrity Golf Tournament, The 2013, & 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Gala in Washington D.C, The past 3 years on the WorkLife Matters/Difference Matters Magazine Gala, The past 3 years on the Ackerman Institute for the Families Gala, The Courage In Journalism Awards in Beverly Hills and Special Evening with John Waters at The Modern Museum of Art (MoMA) in New York City. Matt has also been a substantial part of the JGPR marketing team overseeing marketing for Best Selling Author & Finance expert Mary Buffett, along with working on long term strategic marketing for the Architecture firm HOK NY.