Author Archives: Kris

About Kris

President and Creative Director

Sweet 16: Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Business

  In 2004, Facebook was launched, “Friends” aired its final episode, and only about half of all homes in the U.S. had internet access. When I started my company in 2004, I’d just had my second child and made the …

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Why the #MeToo Movement is Just the Beginning

  As I write this, I’ve just returned from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, where I saw exactly zero films. I was invited as a guest by a colleague of mine, as I have a few …

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MCG Partners with Kelco Industries for Rebrand, Website Redesign, MarComm

    When Kelco Industries CEO Kevin Kelly approached MCG for a website redesign, it was a welcome conversation. MCG had worked with Kelly’s companies for a number of years under four different brands: Flex-Weld, Guardian Electric, Advanced Molding Technologies, …

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Client Spotlight: Randal Retail Group

For almost two years now, we have had the pleasure of working with Randal Retail Group, a retail millwork manufacturer based in Batavia, IL. Randal Retail Group works with fast casual restaurant and retail chains throughout the United States to …

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Creativity at 7,000 Feet: MCG Goes to Sundance

    “He wasn’t just broke. He was broken.”   “I was born after three attempts to abort me.”   “I’m a champion. Do you know what that means? Now, my children and their children – they will all be …

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Relationships Can’t Be Automated

    It’s not uncommon to hear people go gaga over the latest software or sing the praises of the hottest new app. This is nothing new, of course. When I was working at my first job in downtown Chicago, …

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Polishing Your Traits To Make You Shine

    Many of the personality traits that make great business leaders are what make today’s entrepreneurial women shine. Your positive mindset and out-of-the-box thinking got you to where you are today. You’re likely a risk taker, and you know …

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Jetstream: A Global Leader in Waterblasting Technology

  Jetstream of Houston, a Federal Signal company (NYSE: FSS), is a leading supplier of innovative waterblasting solutions for a wide range of applications including industrial cleaning, surface preparation, hydro-demolition, and abrasive waterjet cutting. MCG was tasked with the redesign …

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A Branding Refresh for the City of St. Charles

When the City of St. Charles came to us looking for a branding redesign, we immediately jumped on board with this exciting project. While the City already had an established logo and brand messaging, they knew that their logo and …

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MCG Welcomes Summer Marketing Communications Intern

This summer, we’re excited to welcome Jack as our Marketing Communications intern at MCG. Jack has been with us since mid May and is working on video scripts, social media, web content, and other writing projects. Jack is interested in …

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