Who We Are

A combination of talents that yields exciting results, backed with experience, industry know how, and the desire to help our clients succeed. (Some of us have even built engines and turned wrenches.)

Tom Marx, MAAP

Tom Marx, MAAP

Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer

Tom speaks to the heart of business growth from the viewpoint of strategic marketing. His knowledge of business-to-business and consumer marketing and advertising spans over 30 years.

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Frank Buscemi

Frank Buscemi

President/CEO & Creative Director

During his 20-year career, Frank has worked in the global automotive and heavy duty truck markets, on both the OE and the aftermarket sides, as well as in the motorsports and retail sectors - both at the agency and corporate level.

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Kerri Petersen

Kerri Petersen

Executive VP, Marketing & Creative Services

In her 10+ years at Marx Group, Kerri is energetically dedicated to the needs of our clients and gathering the right resources to develop relevant marketing solutions.

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Steffanie Savine, AAP

Steffanie Savine, AAP

VP, Sales & Accounts

This Detroit-native has engine oil in her blood. Steffanie brings to Marx Group 13 years of marketing experience in the automotive and heavy duty aftermarket.

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John H. Nodson

John H. Nodson

VP, Research

For John, research is about uncovering the facts. A true seeker of information, John is responsible for all market research at Marx Group, providing experienced leadership for the past several years.

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Lisa Gill

Lisa Gill

Account Director

Lisa has had the pleasure of working in metro Detroit, serving automotive clients from across the globe. She brings with her a diverse public relations background with strong writing, social media, event coordination and media pitching experience.

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Gary McCoy, MAAP

Gary McCoy, MAAP

Public Relations Director

Gary is an artist in the art of public relations. With over 25 years of experience in PR and marketing communications and 20 years of work in the automotive aftermarket, Gary leads our PR team, driving all PR-related initiatives for our clients.

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Shahla Siddiqi, AAM

Shahla Siddiqi, AAM

Public Relations Manager

Shahla has covered the automotive industry for more than 20 years. She participates as an esteemed member of our PR team and utilizes her close relationships with the media to identify and solicit editorial opportunities for our clients.

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Gloria Moreno

Gloria Moreno

Project Manager

With a talent for initiating and strategizing, and an eager "grab the bull by the horns" attitude to move projects through the pipeline, Gloria is our behind-the-scenes VIP.

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Anée Schneeman

Anée Schneeman

Accounting Manager

With an eye for detail, Anée manages all accounting functions for Marx Group including billing, A/R, and A/P. She has been in business for over 10 years, providing bookkeeping & financial coaching services.

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Mike McGinty

Mike McGinty

Art Director / Copywriter

Equally adept in video, print and digital media, Mike has a unique ability to dive into the material, strip out the fat, and tap into the essence of what needs to be communicated. Above all, he ensures that any creative work will support the client’s business goals.

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Samantha Young

Samantha Young

Marketing Manager & Designer

With a passion for clear and compelling design, Sam is a skilled member of our creative team. With a strong eye for visual solutions and storytelling, she understands creating memorable brand experiences begins with the user's perspective.

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Gerardo Perez

Gerardo Perez

Designer

Gerardo has been designing for Marx Group for over 10 years. Visually expressive by nature, his refined aesthetic and disciplined design eye has led him to create powerful campaigns with original visual messaging.

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Lisa Longto

Lisa Longto

Designer

Kayaker, nature enthusiast, furniture refinisher, dog lover, coffee addict, and graphic designer/artist. Lisa designs some projects, but her primary focus is print production. Lisa rolls-out the creative design keeping true to the creative director’s vision.

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Mike Sloat

Mike Sloat

Video Producer & Director

Videographer, director and production master, Mike composes compelling stories that inspire. Mike has 20 years of experience directing corporate videos, documentaries, educational videos, commercials short films/webisodes and music videos.

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AFFILIATE PARTNER

Near Perfect Media is the affiliate partner of Marx Group. They provide comprehensive public relations and marketing solutions for corporations, professionals, and celebrities, specializing in lifestyle PR.

Creative, Interactive & Media Team

Our creative team allows Marx Group to provide outstanding services for all types of marketing, including print and digital advertising, sales support programs and promotions, social media campaigns, website and user interaction. Our media team has over 35 combined years of experience with digital, print and programmatic media planning and implementation, and is scalable to any size budget.

Team Locations

San Rafael, CA // Chicago, IL // Denver, CO // Detroit, MI // Kingston, NY // Philadelphia, PA // Sarasota, FL