ABOUT US

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As a Chicago-based advertising agency, we are proud to have long-term partnerships with our clients where relationships are built on trust, commitment, and understanding. We strive to attain a full grasp of our clients’ brand, voice, and values.

We begin by asking the right questions to help solve business objectives. We add value to our clients’ brands by bringing an understanding of effective marketing communications relevant to their needs.

At MCG, you won’t be lost in layers of account management. You’ll get high-level work on your business every day because that’s all we offer.

Expect responsiveness, expect creativity, and expect to have a little fun along the way –
just a few of the bonuses of working with MCG.

We’re happy you’re here.
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Kris Martinez, President and Creative Director
Over the past 22 years, Kris has worked on award-winning marketing and creative for national brands in food, healthcare, security, agriculture, manufacturing, renewable energy, and other industries. Kris has been owner and creative director of Martinez Creative Group since 2004.

MCG’s work has been recognized with several industry awards over the years. In 2017, MCG was awarded three AVA Digital Awards for video, writing, and radio, and four MarComm awards for video, print, and advertising. MCG was also recognized with two 2017 SAMMY Awards for Stanley Security, including Best Overall Marketing Campaign. The SAMMY Awards are the most highly regarded awards in the security industry.

In 2018, Kris was honored as an Enterprising Woman of the Year by Enterprising Women Magazine. The awards are an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs. Kris is a member of several organizations, including: WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council), IABC (International Association of Business Communicators), PWCC (Professional Women’s Club of Chicago), NAMA (National Agri-Marketing Association), and the American Advertising Federation.

Martinez Creative Group, with headquarters in St. Charles, Ill., was established in 2004. MCG serves a diverse range of clients on a local, regional, and national level to deliver integrated marketing services and branding experiences. Locally, Martinez Creative Group is a member of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce. At the national level, MCG announced in 2016 that it received national certification from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC).
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