Phyllis Dantuono was named Chief Operating Officer in December 2009, assuming responsibility for global operations, media/product strategy, and client contract administration. She oversees and maintains Business Wire's editorial standards and integrity on a company wide basis, thereby protecting Business Wire's most important asset: its reputation and credibility in the marketplace. Dantuono has been instrumental in formulating Business Wire's news policies and standards, and vigilantly protects the company's editorial integrity on a daily basis.
After several years in retail management and communications, Dantuono joined the Equity Group, a New York-based investor and financial public relations firm. In 1986 Phyllis joined Business Wire and held management positions in both sales and operations, before being named a Senior Vice President, then Executive Vice President. She has served on the company's Executive Committee since 2001.
Dantuono earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications from St. Johns University in New York; and attended New York Institute of Finance for graduate studies in business and communications.