Over 40 years of experience.


Founding Principal

Terence Nugent

Terry began his career at Montgomery Ward’s famed catalog operation, where he honed his copywriting skills. Following that, he ran the membership marketing for the American Medical Association, where he established the all time record for number of members and revenue from dues. He spent the remainder of his career successfully leading medical marketing to healthcare professionals for various companies.


Loyola University Chicago
MBA, Marketing, 1980

Marquette University
B.S., Advertising, 1976

Continued Education & Certifications

  • AdExchanger Research, Programmatic Essentials, 2015

  • EXL Pharma, Digital Pharma Marketing, 2012 - 2015

Mentorship & Volunteer Work

  • SCORE, a resource for the Small Business Association (SBA)

  • Association of Medical Media

  • The Direct Marketing Association (DMA)

  • Midwest Healthcare Marketing Association

  • Healthcare Marketing and Communications Council



Chief Operating Officer

Katie Cochrane

Katie has the unique experience of assisting in the growth of three successful Chicago technology start-ups, as well as years in energy, healthcare, edtech, and finance.  Now she utilizes her expertise to provide small to midsize organizations with the business execution and leadership assistance that is imperative for success, but often out of reach at early phases of organizational growth.


Indiana State University
Operations Management & Analysis, 2007

NCAA Division I women’s soccer

Continued Education & Certifications

  • Series 63, FINRA, 2011

  • Data Management & Manipulation with SPSS, IBM, 2009

  • Leadership Development Program, CCL, 2008

Mentorship & Volunteer Work

  • GRIP Outreach for Youth

  • EPIC Youth