Marbury Group is a boutique style, marketing and advertising agency located in the South Side of Pittsburgh, PA. Our primary expertise is to provide media strategy, planning and buying services. We provide solutions across both digital and traditional channels for integrated and engaging campaigns. Additional core services include sports marketing and event planning. Marbury Group provides complete advertising services to our clients from formulation of a campaign through full execution.
Develop and execute thorough marketing and advertising strategies for optimized results and return on investment for our clients.
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Maintaining a charitable agenda is an important part of the Marbury Group corporate culture. The mind-set developed at Marbury Group maintains equal importance of support and giving back to our community, across many organizations that are personally important to us. Listed below are non-profits that we actively support. We value the mission of these organizations and the impact they have on the those they serve.
Doug Shriber // Principal
Douglas Shriber is a Pittsburgh native and principal owner of Marbury Group. Doug formed Marbury Group in November 2011 after nearly 20 years in the advertising sales industry. Within the first five years of business, Doug had gained and sustained enough business that Marbury Group has since then been consistently ranked as one of the Top 25 Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh. Doug’s relationships and industry experience has translated into steady growth and success for our clients.
Outside of the office, Doug’s non-profit affiliations include serving on the Board of Directors for The Challenge Program, American Kidney Foundation Planning Committee, JCC Planning Committee and Board of Directors for the Pittsburgh Association. Doug is an active supporter of Animal Friends, Variety Pittsburgh and The Strazl Transplant Institute. In addition, Doug has developed unique experiences for patients of Children’s Hospital of UPMC to go fishing with Pittsburgh Steelers Brett Keisel and Ronald McDonald house patients ice skating with The Pittsburgh Penguins. Doug enjoys fishing, biking, running and skiing – all the while being a proud living kidney donor. Doug is happily married to his wife, Sarah, and overjoyed father to their son, Nathaniel.
Kate Sullivan // Director of Account Services
As Director of Account Services, Kate makes sure our client needs are being met from budgets and forecasting to creative executions and media placements. Marbury Group client work runs the scope of research, media planning, media buying and reconciliation (among other things); every step requires specific executions and oversight to keep it moving through all its life cycles. Additionally, she supports the Marbury Group team with behind-the-scenes efforts like new business development, project specs, timelines, workflow, vendor management and general media support. In other words, Kate has a hand in the client accounts and internal business aspects of Marbury Group.
Kate’s professional history includes various positions in the nonprofit vertical before moving into the for-profit sector. She has a sound history of always thinking about project efficiency and making sure the plans run smoothly from start to finish. Kate joined Marbury Group in September 2014; she has had an immediate and positive impact on the company, while continuing to cultivate her skill set to fill numerous roles.
Kate graduated from John Carroll University, where she learned to work hard and play harder, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She is an active member of the Pittsburgh sports community, playing for the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team and Pittsburgh Banshee’s Gaelic football team.
Richard (Ricky) Olasz // Office Manager
Ricky, Marbury Group’s Office Manager, ensures that everything within the fiscal-side of the company is accounted for, balanced and running smoothly. Marbury Group carries many respected and well-known clients throughout the area thus careful attention to the details as important to their business as it is to ours. Ricky is staged to manage the incoming and outgoing fiscal aspects on behalf of our client from the day to day to the big picture. Since his start at Marbury Group, he has developed and implemented systems that help the company to run smoothly, accurately and always functioning within a timely fashion. Additionally, Ricky works through the checks and balances of media reconciliations and fulfills all Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable duties. His career in the media industry and within Marbury Group is ever growing; he now lends a hand to production and traffic details.
Previously, Ricky worked at BNY Mellon in the Insurance Custody Division. There he helped his clients ensure their bookkeeping and balance outcome were accurate at the month’s end. Ricky’s client roster spanned across the country and was diverse in fiscal systems and needs. He has adeptly applied his learnings from BNY Mellow to the benefit of our Company. In early September of 2016, he was looking for a change of scenery and came upon Marbury Group through some strategic networking. Once established at Marbury Group, the personable atmosphere and the day-in and day-out operations of the company has allowed him to instantly contribute.
Ricky graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Additionally, at Mount he was a four-year letterman on the Baseball team and boasts an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) conference title within his collegiate career.