About

The Mx Group is a marketing and technology services company that seamlessly integrates and delivers digital, creative and sales enablement services for our clients. We are a collection of creative problem solvers, including marketing strategists, business analysts, designers, writers, programmers, data specialists and sales management experts. All bringing unique skills and perspectives while contributing to our common mission of helping companies excite markets, engage customers, effect sales and embed value.

Our Values

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with politeness or pride, the tried-and-true or following a plan. But at The Mx Group we value things like constant feedback and continual improvement more. The clear, contrasted statements below are guiding principles for all our conversations.

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Our Recognition

We’re not in it for the awards, but it’s nice to be recognized. And The Mx Group has had its fair share in recent years, including “Best in Show” at the 2012 BMA Tower Awards.

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Our Facts

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Our Leadership

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Andrew Mahler CEO & Founder

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As co-founder of The Mx Group, Andy has provided vision, strategy and marketing leadership to the company since 1989. He has been instrumental in developing the company’s reputation for delivering highly effective and accountable marketing and sales programs for its clients. Before founding The Mx Group, Andy was vice president of sales and marketing at a West Coast marketing services company, Omnigistics. He holds a B.A. in marketing from California State University and has served as a faculty member at the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation’s Collegiate Institute.
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Pete Wroblewski Principal & Founder

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As co-founder of The Mx Group, Pete has provided strategy and leadership in many areas of the organization, including sales and marketing, operations and customer experience, since the company’s beginning. Pete and Andy worked together to pioneer many of the concepts that are central to the database and response management services, including the focus on ROI. Life before The Mx Group included several senior-level positions with Continental Illinois Bank, Nevada Pay Television and Omnigistics. Pete holds a B.A. in finance from Illinois State University.
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Tom Barg Vice President & Executive Creative Director

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Tom holds an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology and a BFA from Loyola University. He brings more than 15 years of B2B creative energy and experience to his role on the team. Before joining The Mx Group, Tom held a senior creative management position with a technical publishing company. As the creative head of The Mx Group, Tom specializes in developing core branding and messaging platforms that create strong connections to the market and drive long-term revenue for clients.
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Tim Cook Vice President of Client Services

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Tim has 15 years of experience in B2B marketing and communications, working on both the client side and the agency side of the industry. His agency work includes leading successful integrated marketing programs for clients such as HP, VeriFone, Sun Microsystems, Intel, SAP and Charles Schwab. Prior to joining The Mx Group in 2008, Tim held senior-level positions in corporate and product marketing during his eight-year tenure at Convergys Corporation — one of the world’s largest outsourcing firms. Tim holds a B.A. in English literature from Stonehill College, and he has completed certificate programs in change management, media relations and integrated marketing communications at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
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Kevin Coe

Kevin Coe Vice President of Digital Development

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Kevin joined The Mx Group in 1994 after earning his B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Kevin oversees the web application and software development group and has been instrumental in the growth of the company’s technology expertise. Under his guidance, this group is now responsible for the development and implementation of hundreds of interactive and custom applications every year, including e-commerce, ERP integration, CMS, portals, viral and SEO initiatives.
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Kate Fishburne Director of Organizational Development

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Kate joined The Mx Group in 2006. She oversees all organizational initiatives to hire, develop and retain our people, as well as improve the overall operations of the company. Prior to The Mx Group, Kate managed the research group for a middle-management executive recruiting firm in downtown Chicago. She holds a BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
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