Senior Editor & Director of Communications
Maureen moved to San Francisco in 2015 after nearly 13 years living in Chicago. She now lives in the Upper Haight and recently discovered, thanks to Pokemon Go, she lives steps away from the Grateful Dead’s former house.
At MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER, Maureen works with Matt and John on growth, marketing, and raising the agency’s profile, as well as driving awareness to clients. She also works with the strategy department, lending an editorial eye to help clients be more culturally relevant through both paid and unpaid means.
Before joining MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER, Maureen was at Ad Age for more than 10 years, covering the agency landscape, including agencies’ ongoing efforts to evolve their business models, expand capabilities and keep up in an ever-changing media landscape. She also wrote about the mobile world, encompassing everything from mobile advertising to messaging apps to ad blocking to how advertisers are approaching mobile marketing.
For four years, she wrote about the food industry, including McDonald’s, Burger King and Subway, covering a number of issues like marketing to kids, regulatory advertising hurdles and fast food companies’ efforts to fight declining sales. Her reporting got her a number of TV and radio appearances over the years, including ABC’s World News Tonight, CNN and NPR, among others.