FEC client featured in The Cape & Plymouth Business News

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by in business development, economic development, entrepreneurs, Health Information, Recent Company News

FEC has been involved with our client, Best of Care, to support their growth strategy, which includes their recent acquisition of Boston-based Independence Home Health Care. This move expands their territory into 35 new towns and adds 30 staff members. Read about how this respected father/son team has grown their family-owned home care agency over […]

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FEC gives $500 to Glastonbury Student for Logo Design

Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by in award, Blog, community, connecticut, Education, Portfolio, Recent Company News

  Our new cover photo shows Ira Yellen, president and CEO of First Experience Communications, presenting a check for $500 to Benjamin Combs for designing the winning logo for the planetarium at the Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School. Glastonbury school board Chairman Susan Karp is at right. PHOTO: https://www.facebook.com/GlastonburyLIFE

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“Home Sweet Home”

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by in Blog, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, our philosophy, Personal, Recent Company News

Dear friends and colleagues; My father, who died at 42 of a heart attack, was a wise man. He taught me that by loving ourselves and by cherishing our time on earth, we would be rewarded far beyond our financial and professional success. I learned the hard way that being responsible for yourself and your […]

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15 Days to Launch of HomecareMatchKiosk.com Pilot

Posted on 16. Sep, 2012 by in Blog, business development, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, interactive, Recent Company News, Website

    We are moving right along with the launch of our new website. The pilot program is for people who are looking on line for qualified and professional homecare services. We have close to 100 agencies in New England States (except New Hampshire) participating with the cooperation of the state homecare associations. The pilot […]

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Presenting Our New Website At Hartford Courant Event September 9

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by in business development, entrepreneurs, Health, overview, Recent Company News, technology, Website

Ira Yellen, president of First Experience Communications, provides marketing, public relations and strategic business counsel for clients who are in the health care, education and technology fields. He recently created HomecareMatchKiosk.com (Live beginning October 1, 2012) in response to the need for consumers to have a transparent referral website which matches their home care needs […]

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My friend Larry Cohen: A Rememberance

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by in Blog, Personal, Recent Company News

We are saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague, Larry. He was a good friend of mine. I was so happy to see him 10 days ago at his home in Sanibel, Florida.  He was busy as ever, preparing for his yearly Hartford Business Journal November event and weekly columns, but looked tired. […]

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Why Being a Mentor and an Entrepreneur is a Giving and Getting Experience

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, community, entrepreneurs, Health Information, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

Lessons Learned Over the past five years, I have been mentoring dozens of start-up (companies in Connecticut in conjunction with Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, Connecticut Technology Council, and Connecticut Innovations. This summer, I also have the privilege of being a judge and a mentor at 2012 MassChallenge (MassChallenge.org) in Boston. It is one of the premier accelerator programs […]

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We are all settled in our new offices

Posted on 14. Mar, 2012 by in Blog, overview, Recent Company News

Thank you to our clients, staff, support team, and family for being patient during our move. It took a little bit longer than we thought.We had to go through 35 years of company papers and stuff. It was a really wake up call when we shredded over 3500 lbs of history and projects, but necessary […]

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Mentoring at Start-Up UConn: Many Great Lessons Learned

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by in Blog, community, connecticut, entrepreneurs, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

It was great going back to college, that is being a mentor to new ideas at Start Up UConn, a national program that encourages young and energetic entrepreneurs to create a new business model over a period of 54 hours. I had the pleasure of nurturing and coaching teams of entrepreneurs in creating mostly online […]

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I met Steve Jobs when…

Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by in Blog, innovation, our philosophy, Recent Company News

Since 1985, I have been an evangelist for Steve Jobs and Apple. If it wasn’t for the Macintosh computer, my company probably wouldn’t exist today. When people ask me how did I start my business and why did I name it First Experience Communication, they go hand-in-hand. I named my business in honor and memory of […]

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