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Create. Inspire. Enjoy

Meet the team behind the work.

National brands, local businesses, entrepreneurs, published Authors, production companies and film studios alike work with us because of our creative thinking, our belief in classic design, our abundance of energy, and our honest approach to the business of creating a long lasting, classic image for each of our clients.

About Us

We’re a results-driven agency. We’ve accumulated plenty of awards on our shelves and have plenty of tricks up our sleeves, mainly because we are experienced at handling all of the ins and outs of projects big and small. There is nothing like the high energy excitement of rolling out a large national campaign, the satisfaction of  bringing a brand’s vision to life, and the creative satisfaction of a project we are passionate about. We couldn’t imagine  it any other way.

What began as a love for classic marketing and promotional work, has led us to one of the greatest adventures of our lives.  If you feel our design philosophy is in alignment with your business or brands needs, call us today or drop us an email.

History

For over 17 years, RuthAnn Wiesner  has been successfully working in the Marketing and Public Relations industry.  She has successfully led her department and teams to the creation of award winning collateral, branding, and websites for a diverse and impressive list of clients. In 2010, she launched RAW Marketing in Illinois and quickly spread to offices in 5 states, with clients located across the globe.  Known for not wishing to participate in industry lectures and speaking engagements focused soley on colleagues and peer groups, the RAW Marketing team prefers to focus their attention on events designed to encouraging student involvement in the Marketing and Public Relations field. Donating their time to grow the industry by mentoring emerging talent.

Partial List

  • Xenon Pictures
  • Harvest Sunset Candles
  • Gourmaleo
  • Eleven Fifty Eight Designs
  • Unbound Content Publishing
  • Vox Poetica
  • Smart by Nature
  • Telluride Truffles
  • Indulgence Bakery
  • ProHarvest Seeds
  • Hotel Telluride
  • Rock and Roll Academy Aspen
  • Whalers Cove Resort

  • 50 Women in Technology to Watch 2011
  • Top 25 Women Owned Business of Chicago 2012
  • 2012 Totally Awesome Mom Run Businesses Chicago
  • Best of the Best in Marketing, Chicago
  • Top 10 Marketing Agencies Women 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • 2012, 2013, 2014 Top Technology Agency Illinois
It’s not uncommon for the  first item most people notice about our brand is the throwback retro design,  and there’s a reason for that, other than the fact it’s pretty cool. Our retro design is a physical representation of our philosophy in providing classic marketing. During the 40’s and 50’s in the United States, design was experiencing  its peak of creativity, everything made (from toasters to skyscrapers) was designed, and made by a designer whose main focus was not only function but the appearance  of the item as well.  Items were built to last and last in great style, if your television broke, you had it repaired, you didn’t throw it away and purchase another identical replication of every other television on the shelf. This commitment to creating items worth loyalty and appreciation is exactly what RAW Marketing stands for and we strive to create for each of our clients because classic design never goes out of style. 

RuthAnn Wiesner, CEO/Owner of RAW Marketing, LLC

Ruth Ann Wiesner – Founder:

Ruth Ann is not only our founder but also our “Principal Cleaver Heaver”…she really has a disdain for poorly executed marketing and public relations activities. This title also describes the no-nonsense approach that she takes with every aspect of the creation and operation of RAW Marketing. This trend-savvy company provides a much-needed service for businesses and entrepreneurs who lack the resources or manpower to consistently and effectively market, or brand their business. Highlighted as one of the Top 125 Women Entrepreneurs for the Chicago area, nominated as one of the 50 Women to Watch in Technology. She possesses  a strong coffee appreciation and a serious addiction to white sand beaches with crystal clear water.  She’s usually tweeting business at @rawmrktg


Erin Willeford Community DirectorErin Willeford – Community Marketing Director:

Erin is our Community Marketing Director and Oklahoma-area marketing specialist. She seeks out local and national businesses that could use the expertise that our company provides, being a supportive resource for current clients while providing marketing direction for online community growth. She also serves as the account executive for our Sooner State customers. You can find her Tweeting at @RAWMrktgOK


Publicist Hubert Luna

Hubert Luna – Publicist:

Humbert Luna is a lifestyle and entertainment publicist. Over the course of his career he has worked with clients from various industries including fashion, beauty, hospitality, and technology. Follow @hlunapr.