• 20 Nov 2018 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    Getting to know Evan Maguire – Maguire Marketing Agency

    by Shawna Tickle

    This past summer, I had the opportunity to sit down with Evan Maguire, Principal Owner of Maguire Marketing Agency, a multi-line agency representing six lines:  Origudio, Callaway Apparel, Innovation Line (a new Top 40 Supplier), Illini Line, Storm Creek Apparel and HTT (HeadtoToe) Custom Apparel.

    Let’s get to know Evan a little bit better!

    Evan has been with his wife Sara for over five years and together they keep busy with his “little army” of four kiddos:  eight-year-old Kane, seven-year old Brayden, two-year old Will and seven-month old Maya. Evan graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2009 with a degree in Marketing Management.  As Evan explains it, he chose a different path straight out of college, but, since 2009 wasn’t a great year to get a marketing position, he was drawn into the promotional products industry.  His choice to join our ranks is not super surprising. Evan’s parents have been distributors for over 25 years. Safe to say promotional products are in Evan’s blood and he’s loved is choice ever since.

    The RMR Board came up with some questions which I posed to Evan.  Below is what Evan had to say!

    Q:  I know you were part of another rep group prior to opening your own agency.  What went into your decision to go out on your own?

    A: I felt like it was time to push/challenge myself both professionally and personally, so I decided to make the jump.  There aren’t a lot of mulit-line reps out here, so I thought it was a good opportunity to jump in with some great lines and really just do my own thing and implement mine own ideas.  I can tailor my marketing effort based on where I think the industry is moving.

    Q:  What words best describe you?

    A: Understanding and good multi-tasker.

    Q:  What do you like the most and least about your job?

    A:  Most:  I love the flexibility and the unknown aspect each day
  • 01 Feb 2018 2:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     Quinn Bui

    Quinn Bui, born in Vietnam, was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved to Fort Collins five years ago.  With an entrepreneurial spirit he started Nine Promotions after working for a promotional product supplier for three years.  His company is all about giving back.  A portion of his profits are used to buy food, clothing, blankets and medical supplies for orphanages and less fortunate children in third world countries.  Quinn enjoys the outdoors, photography and traveling.  He hopes that his background can help both distributors and suppliers excel in the industry.

      Ben Irvin

    Ben Irvin has been in the Promotional Products industry for 1 year, and he is now with Picasso Group Custom Products.  He was previously in hotel and restaurant administration.  Ben is a part of a number of organizations including The Community Associations Institute and Metro Caring of Denver.  His entire career has been based in the service industry and he focuses on building value and client base as well as being responsible for an uplifting employment environment for his staff.  He feels that his background will allow him to bring a different perspective to the Board.

       Todd Schaefer

    Todd Schaefer was in the industry in the late 90's and then re-entered it again 10 years ago.  He works for Image Headquarters and his skills include consumer goods packaging and new product and start-up launches.  He has served as a volunteer firefighter, a coach, a camp counselor, and has sat on fundraising committees for three other organizations.  Todd loves the outdoors, fitness, health and nutrition.   He wants to become more involved in the industry to help distributors and vendors maximize their opportunities for growth, and help address industry changes.

      Shawna Tickle

    Shawna Tickle has been in the promotional products industry for most of her professional life.  She has been on both the distributor and supplier side.  She has volunteered for her son's school and sports teams.  Her strengths are relationship marketing, networking and organizing events.  She enjoys being outside and being active in outdoor sports.  Because promotional products have been a part of her life for so long she would love to give back to the industry.

    Nicole Hite was elected to the Board of Directors, but RuMe will not be an RMRPPA member this year due to their new partnership with Gemline, so unfortunately Nicole cannot serve on the Board.

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