PENTA Communications, Inc. - Boston, Westborough, Providence
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Our management team offers clients over 50 years of combined and diversified expertise in marketing, management, and team leadership. Every day, we strategize to help our clients grow; and guide our team to success in their accomplishments of results for our clients. We look forward to the opportunity of helping your organization gain more value and capitalize on the strength of what a powerful advertising, marketing, public relations, web or media program can do for you. We'd love to show you why we're different and how we can help your organization get to the next level.

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Founder/CEO - Deborah Penta

Deborah Penta is the founder and CEO of PENTA Communications, Inc. For over 20 years, she has worked with CEOs, presidents and senior level management teams at client companies to help shape strategic and effective marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Her experience in both international and domestic markets offers a multi-faceted approach to formulating effective marketing solutions.

Ms. Penta serves as the firm's lead strategist on client programs and initiatives. She is recognized as a top nationwide expert in marketing, advertising and public relations and leads the firm's team of professionals in a myriad of marketing, advertising, public relations, web development and interactive media disciplines.

She is a regularly featured speaker on marketing, advertising and public relations at various national conferences. She has been featured in business journals and is a regular guest on radio and television. In addition, she has guest hosted radio and television shows on marketing and leadership and has authored numerous published articles and columns on marketing and leadership.

Over the years, she has developed hundreds of integrated strategies that have resulted in substantial positive growth for clients in a myriad of industries. She is committed to proving ongoing industry education relative to cutting-edge topics in her field as a speaker and panelist. She serves as a mentor in her field and has provided assistance to many newcomers to her industry. She is dedicated to the future growth of her industry and to helping clients emerge at the forefront of theirs by advancing the promotion of their brands and by developing sustainable marketing programs.

Community Leadership

Community/Professional Awards

  • Chairman's Award, Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce 2014
  • YWCA Katherine Erskine Award Recipient 2013
  • WBJ Woman in Business Award, WBJ 2009
  • Philanthropy of Distinction Award 2009
  • President's Award, Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce
  • Action Heroes Award, Worcester Community Action Council
  • Board Hero, Worcester Community Action Council   
  • Eli-Whitney Award, Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce  2005 
  • Woman of Distinction Award  2003 
  • Americanism Award  1984 
  • Award for Creative Excellence  1985 
  • Excellence in Broadcast Scriptwriting Award  1985
Director of Client Services - Susan Murdock

Susan Murdock is the Director of Client Services at PENTA Communications, Inc. With over 30 years of client management experience, she works with both the firm's diversified clients and our internal creative and marketing teams to help drive client-focused initiatives. Her management objectives ensure that all programs are fluent and managed cohesively. Susan oversees the staff and day-to-day operations to ensure flow and continuity, making sure that we are meeting, and most often exceeding expectations. She works closely with our CEO and all members of the PENTA team helping our people achieve extraordinary results for clients, making sure that our firm is keeping true to its values and brand promise of delivering world-class professional services. Susan is committed to PENTA's continued success in the marketplace and to the growth and development of all its client companies.

Community Leadership

  • Member, Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce School to Business Partnership Committee
  • Member, PENTA Communications Community Relations Committee