Team & Category Experience

RFP MD team members have an average of 23 years of experience in business development, branding and marketing communications—areas of business that require a whole different level of dedication to deliver strong, measurable results.

Below are accounts/brands our team has helped either win or advance with branding, marketing or business development.

Team member experience by category:

Apparel

Automotive & Boating

  • Alpine Buick GMC (BD)
  • Autozone (P)
  • BP (P, A)
  • Buell American Motorcycle (A)
  • Executive Tag & Title Services (BD)
  • Evinrude Outboard Motors (A)
  • Jim Causley Buick/GMC (A)
  • Johnson Outboard Motors (A)

B2B

  • Big Red Rooster Flow (A, BD)
  • Caterpillar (A)
  • Corporate Health Concepts (BD)
  • General Cage Pet Products (A)
  • Healthscape Partners (A)
  • Imaginary Landscape (A, BD)
  • Multi-Market Real Estate Services (A, BD)
  • Perfect Serve (A)
  • Vendalytics (A)

Communications

  • Brand33 (BD)
  • CAP Creative (NB)
  • DiMeo & Co. (NB)
  • Evolution Point (NB)
  • Gerard Design (NB)
  • Laughlin/Constable (NB)
  • LBC  Advertising (NB)
  • McDill Design (NB)
  • San Jose Group (NB)
  • Sponge (NB)
  • Stellar (NB)
  • Vibe Communications (A)
  • Visionmark (BD)

CPG

  • Anheuser-Busch (A)
  • Coca-Cola of Illinois (IC)
  • Claussen Pickles (A)
  • Degree Antiperspirant (A)
  • Miller Brewing Company (A)
  • Rayovak Batteries (A)

Children’s Products

  • Chennile Kraft (A)
  • First Steps Child Daycare (BD)
  • Sculpey (P)
  • Ty Beanie Babies (A)

Consulting Services

  • Closer Consulting (P)
  • MovingOnAfterDivorce.com (A)
  • Patra (A)

Education

  • Colorado State University, Pueblo (P)
  • DePaul University (A)
  • Follett (BD)
  • Harper College (P)
  • University of California, Irvine (P)

Entertainment

  • Oprah Winfrey Show (P, A)
  • Summerfest (A)

Energy

  • ComEd (P)
  • Wisconsin Energy (A)
  • Schlumberger (P)

Food, Food Service

  • Kraft (A)
  • Quaker (A)
  • Sargento Cheese of Wisconsin (A)
  • Sysco (NB)

Financial

  • BAI (SC)
  • BMO Harris Bank (A)
  • Discover Card (P, A)
  • Goldman Sachs (P)
  • Manufacturers Bank (A, BD, IC)
  • Northwestern Mutual (P)
  • Prudential (P)
  • Sun Life Financial (P)
  • Washington Mutual (P, A)

Green Initiatives

  • Chicago Recycling Coalition (BD)
  • Habitat For Humanity ReStore (A)
  • RTA (P)

Government

  • CTA (P)
  • City of Costa Mesa (P)
  • City of Fort Worth (P)
  • Department of Homeland Security (P)
  • El Paso County (P)
  • EPA (P)
  • GSA Schedule (P)
  • RTA (P)

Hardware

  • Oster Appliances (A)
  • Grainger (P)
  • USG (P)
  • Valspar Paint (P)

Healthcare, Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals

  • Abbott Labs (BD)
  • Adventist Hospitals (BD)
  • Arouco Medical Consultants (BD)
  • Cary-Grove Foot & Ankle Center (A)
  • Cigna (P)
  • Corporate Health Concepts (BD)
  • Employer’s Health Purchasing Coalition of Ohio (P)
  • HCA Hospitals (A)
  • Healthscape Partners (A)
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital (A)
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center (P)
  • Valence Health (BD)

Home Products, Housing

  • AeroBed (P)
  • SuiteAmerica (NB)
  • TheMIGroup (P)

Hospitality & Destination

  • Hyatt (A)
  • Marriott (A)
  • Sage Hospitality (P)
  • SuiteAmerica (BD)
  • Sunburst Ski Area (A)
  • Towne Health (A, BD)
  • VPNE (A)
  • Wisconsin Tourism (A)

Insurance

  • BCBS (A)
  • CNA Insurance (A)
  • Keane (BD)
  • Nationwide Insurance (A)
  • Patra (A)
  • State Farm (A)

Legal

  • Keane (BD)
  • Lowenbaum Group (BD)

Manufacturing

  • Hu-Friedy (SC)

Non Profit Organizations

  • American Hearth Association (A)
  • Levitt Pavilion (A)
  • St. Vincent de Paul (A)

Publications

  • Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (A)

Restaurants

  • Dunkin’ Donuts (P)

Retail

  • AutoZone (P)
  • Carson Pirie Scott (A)
  • Fiskars (P)
  • Kohl’s  (P)
  • Petco (P)
  • Sears (A)
  • Target (P)
  • Wards (A)

Services

  • AAA Motor Club (P)
  • Capital Protective Service (BD)
  • DyDee Diaper Service (A)
  • Enterprise Recovery Systems (A, BD)
  • Elliot & Associates (BD)
  • H&R Block (A)
  • M&G Graphics (BD)
  • Santa Monica Plumbing (A)
  • Simply Klean (BD)
  • Waste Management (BD)

Technology

  • ARMA (A)
  • CGI (BD)
  • Evolution Point (BD)
  • Exelis (P)
  • Imaginary Landscape (BD)
  • Longhorn Tech Services (BD)
  • OpenTech Alliance (A)
  • Pinnacle Electrical Solutions (BD)
  • Pitcher (A, BD)
  • Technica Solutions (BD)

Telecom

  • Qwest/US West (BD)

Transportation

  • CTA (P)
  • ETS Airport Shuttle (BD)
  • Pace (P)
  • RTA (P)

Type of work:
A = Brand our team members helped with Advertising, Branding or Promotions
BD = Brand our team members helped with Business Development
IC = Brand our team members have helped with Internal Communications
P = Brand our team members have Pitched

SC = Brand for which we provided Vendor Search Consulting

George Brumis
President – 26 years’ experience

Keith Romero_Writer

Keith Romero
Consultant – 21 years’ experience

Norm Huelsman

Norm Huelsman
Designer – 12 years’ experience

Steve Congdon
Consultant – 25 years’ experience

Lisa O’Connor
Consultant – 27 years’ experience

 

Barbara Hower Photo

Barbara Hower
Consultant – 30 years’ experience

John Kirchen
Designer – 25 years’ experience

Andrew Twigg
Designer – 17 years’ experience

Gene Payne
Writer – 26 years’ experience

Karen Eckhardt
Proofreader – 30 years’ experience

Mary Hayes
Accounting – 14 years’ experience

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