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J. Philippe Koffi is the Owner and Principal of AKANSON Media Group, LLC, a firm that provides media and public relations services. The public relations branch designs personalized ECCO Approaches, which is a fluid process that integrates communications and contingency planning to keep organizations up and running under any circumstance. The firm also offers professional development training, and translation and tutoring of French, Spanish and Italian.


Before attaining his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations with Superior Academic Achievement from Rowan University, one of 22 accredited public relations schools worldwide and 11 in the United States, Philippe interned at the United States Department of Labor, Office of Public Affairs. Phil studied advanced Spanish at Universidad del Pais Basco in San Sebatian, Spain. He also achieved an Associate of Arts degree in Public Relations and Advertising from Camden County College.


Philippe is fluent in French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, and Agni (West African dialect). He also studied constitutional law at Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV in Bordeaux (France) and history at the Université de Pau and Pays de l’Adour in Pau (France). He has lived for extended period in West Africa (Ivory Coast) and Europe (France and Spain), where he was an honor graduate sergeant of the French Army and bronze medallion of honor recipient for exceptional service rendered.


He is member of Golden Key, International Honor Society, Lamdda Pi Eta, National Communication Honor Society, Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars, and Phi Theta Kappa, International Honor Society for two-year Colleges.


Philippe was also  awarded the following distinctions: December 2008 PRaction Publications Award for outstanding service and dedication to the chapter’s publications; May 2008 PRaction Award for endless support and dedication to PRaction, and for contributing a significant amount of time, energy and effort to the firm’s success; November 2007 PRSSA Member of the Month award; May 2007 Camden County College Departmental Award for Academic Excellence in Public Relations/Advertising; May 2001 French Military Bronze Medallion of Honor for Exceptional Service Rendered; and, September 2000 Honor Graduate and Certificate of Achievement French National Army.


 We are a family-owned business; we care about our community and want our clients to succeed!.

LaRonda Koffi has worked for the federal government for over 15 years, with over half of her career in governmental and public affairs. LaRonda has also held federal government positions in grants management, and program and project management. At AMG, she specializes in document editing, grant writing, web design and development, and media relations.  She has served in the U.S. Army National Guard for eight years, earning her "wings" by successfully completing a Parachutist Airborne Course. LaRonda studied advanced French at Université de Pau in Pau, France, and interned at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York.


LaRonda earned her Master of Governmental Administration degree from University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree with a distinction of Magna Cum Laude in a dual-major of Political Science and Economics, a concentration in International Relations, and a French Minor from Rowan University.  LaRonda has authored two faith-based children's books, "God Has a Purpose for Me" and "Don't Stumble, Be Humble," and plans to publish future titles through AKANSON Media Group, LLC.










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What is ECCO?



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Executive Communications & Contingency Operations (ECCO) is AKANSON Media Group’s three-way approach to managing organizations and businesses, while ensuring a significant amount of oversight to executives. ECCO is a combination of organizational dynamics, crisis management planning, controlled communications, and effective, seamless decision making under crisis-induced situations. It allows for effective delegation of responsibilities during emergencies, while preserving order.


Mobile App/ Website: $275 - $600+; Responsive Website: $1,050+



Starting at $2,000

Explore some of our work. We create logos, mascots, book covers, children's book illustrations, comics and more!



Starting at $300 per illustration

What's left to say?!


We can do whatever you need. Document and book editing, grant writing, translation, marketing, resume critique, interviewing, professional development, external and internal communications training, and much more.


View our pricing to see our full range of services. AMG approaches every project uniquely and is driven by quality and customer satisfaction.


Read our testimonials and contact us to discuss your needs!

Marketing Plans

Marketing Plans

Starting at $3,200

Business Plans

Business Plans

Starting at $1,900

Organizational  Charts/Position Contracts

Organizational Charts/Position Contracts

Starting at $476

Mission/Vision Statements

Mission/Vision Statements

Starting at $160

Translations: French Spanish Italian

Translations: French Spanish Italian

$19.76 per page



$15 per page; editorial reviews negotiable

Resume Critique

Resume Critique





Why is it a "Project"?


Language learning is always evolving. A project, as opposed to a program, allows room for growth and innovation, continually applying newly-proven methods to the language-learning process.  The Language Project has plans to transform the use of media to make global classrooms into small communities.



Why Learn a Language?


Learning a language is fun for all ages. Toddlers and young children have the amazing ability to absorb and distinguish sounds of different languages. When consistently exposed to languages, young children build a strong foundation in language learning that may last a lifetime.


It's never too late to learn a language. You may want to learn the basics before a trip or working as a missionary in another country.  Many adults understand the advantage of knowing a second language in the workplace.


Read more about The Facts of language learning.


Why AMG?


The owner of AMG is a native of France and West Africa, and has spent all of his life learning Latin, French, Spanish and other cultural languages. We make language learning relevant and practical. For our young language learners, we make the project interactive and amusing.  Our approach for older learners establishes a strong base in their primary language to make language learning most effective.


What we do now


We design and teach languages for ages three years and older. Other organizations, such as churches and small groups, are encouraged to contact us for further information, as we can devise a project for any age and specific to your needs.  AMG also offers private tutoring and document translation.


If you would like to sign up to establish a project at your school or organization, contact us or tell us about your project.


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