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About The Markey Group

Sometimes, even the most passionate leaders and innovative organizations need a boost to help their brand get noticed. That’s where we come in.

The Markey Group is a full-service marketing agency that specializes in digital marketing, design, print and promotional items. We help businesses of all sizes grow and thrive by bringing a deep understanding of the marketing industry through 30+ years of combined experience.

Our mission is simple: to accelerate business impact through a disciplined marketing approach, ultimately driving sales and brand awareness for our clients.

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“Work Hard and Be Nice to People”

– Anthony Burrill

Our Beliefs

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Our Team

The Markey Group team has the experience and expertise necessary to help your business navigate the ever-changing marketing landscape, share your unique story and products with the world, and optimize reach and sales.

Think of us as an extension of your business. We’ll dig deep to discover and understand your voice, your customers, and the best tactics for connecting the two. Then we’ll provide the tools, solutions, and resources you need to connect with your customers and share your passions with them.

Learn more about our team of dedicated marketing experts:

Rachael Ekey
Rachael Ekey
As the President and Founder of The Markey Group, Rachael understands marketing at its core – and is able to adapt her knowledge to all different types of business. More importantly though, her passion helping others, which parallels the foundation of The Markey Group; impeccable customer service. When she isn’t working, Rachael is passionate about volunteering with the organization Dec My Room, and loves to attend yoga and spin classes at local studios here in Cleveland. When in doubt, you can usually find her somewhere near the water, or in the company of her family and friends.

 

Jim Locastro
Jim Locastro
Jim, a lifelong Clevelander, studied Marketing and Economics at Kent State University. He has more than 40 years in the printing industry, the last seven of which have been with The Markey Group. Jim has been married for 46 years and has two beautiful daughters. In his downtime, you can catch Jim on the golf course or gallivanting around town with his lovely wife Linda.

 

Jill LeMieux
Jill LeMieux
Jill is an expert in marketing, branding, and design. With over 20 years experience launching and marketing new consumer products, Jill now creates visual masterpieces for our clients both on and offline. Jill’s creative background, marketing knowledge, and experience in graphic design make her an incredible asset to our team. When she isn’t creating, Jill’s passion is volunteering with local organizations that help enrich her local neighborhood of Tremont, Ohio.
Kristin Ferguson
Kristin Ferguson
Kristin is a digital marketing enthusiast, who is responsible for managing the digital side of the agency. In addition to creating and implementing digital strategies, she acts as the main point of contact for our digital clients. Kristin has a significant amount of experience in multiple industries, including travel, finance and eCommerce. When she isn’t optimizing websites and Facebook ads, Kristin can be found walking her dog or chasing her 5 year old son.

 

Lindsay Brandenburg
Lindsay, a Northeast Ohio native, has been in the graphics industry more than 20 years. With a lifelong love of all things artistic and a foundation in print and pre-press work, as the industry has evolved, she has expanded her skills to include electronic media. In her free time, you might find her volunteering, enjoying nature, being crafty, or camping with family – sometimes all of them at once!

 

Kelly Borglum
Kelly Borglum
Kelly is a copywriter and digital content creator with a background in marketing, which she studied at Clemson University. Kelly has created content for a diverse set of organizations within various industries, and is skilled at adapting her writing style to each client’s voice and personality. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her researching her next travel destination or exploring the California coast where she lives.

 

Angelina Kaminski
Angelina Kaminski
Angelina has almost 10 years of digital marketing experience working with full-service agencies ranging from boutique, distributed models to large marketing firms. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Seth, and great dane, Rooney at their home in Medina. You may also catch her freelancing as a makeup artist or catering for her family’s ice cream business on the weekends.

Meet Our Clients

We feel pretty lucky to say that we have worked with some of the best in the world. From small start-ups to well-established organizations, we’ve helped drive marketing impact for businesses of all sizes and within a variety of industries.

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OUR WORD FOR IT:

I have been working with The Markey Group for 5+ years, and they never cease to amaze me with their reliability and turnaround time when it comes to printing, signage, and branded gear. They are a great asset to my business, and I would highly recommend The Markey Group to start-up companies and large corporations alike.

Jill L., Business Owner

The Markey Group has always come through for me – from a very short turnaround time to ‘hey I have this idea, what are my options’ – I couldn’t be happier.  Not only is the quality of EVERY item I have received exceptional, the service is hands down one of the best I have ever worked with.  I wish all my vendors were like The Markey Group. Thanks for always coming through for me and making me look good.

Vickie, FolioDynamix
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