P. Mazzella has more than 25 years experience in publishing
and is an expert in small business operations, having reported
on and led firms in that sector. After reporting and editing
stints with newspapers and wire services, he became a senior
executive with McGraw Hill’s Standard & Poor’s
division. Subsequently, he was Editorial Director for a group
of magazines operated by Thomson Publications. In recent
Mazzella has successfully started and sold companies in the
pre-press and small business arena while serving on the boards
and private companies.
Brought in by Essence Communications to help position
for sale the magazine Income
Opportunities, he won the National Press Club
award for best consumer publication while expanding circulation
and advertiser revenue.
Mr. Mazzella holds a BA and MA in Journalism from NYU as well
as an MBA from the same institution.