Dynamic Marketer Mark Chmiel Joins Startup
Updated: May 12
After years of working with billion dollar companies such as Denny's and Young and Rubicam, Mark Chmiel has joined startup Ignite! Marketing Solutions. Mark, who in recent years has taken a passion for sculpting young minds in the classroom, will once again shape the creative world with his visionary marketing insights and strategies as Ignite! Marketing Solutions's Managing Director of Creative Ingenuity.
Chmiel is a Senior Executive with extensive expertise in marketing for retail, hospitality and packaged goods companies and has worked for brands such as Burger King, Denny's, Dr. Pepper/7Up, Got Milk? and KFC. His background includes success stories in category disruptions, startups, brand introductions, turnarounds and creative integrated marketing campaigns; culminating with winning eight Effie Awards for sales effectiveness. Additionally he is a professor of Marketing and Director of Marketing for the School of Business at Mercy College in New York City.
Mark is a published author in Advertising Age and Nation's Restaurant News, and has been a guest speaker for The Economist, Forbes, The 4A's (Advertising Association of America) and the National Restaurant Association.
By combining Chmiel's extensive knowledge with Ignite's Digital Marketing expertise, Ignite! will be able to deliver even better, best-in-class solutions for all our clients, large and small.
"We are very excited for what the future holds in store for Ignite! with Mark onboard," states Ignite! Marketing Solutions Founder & Owner Trevor Williams. "We believe that Mark will bring a high level of senior management to our forefront, allowing us to take on new and exciting challenges to help grow ourselves and our clients. Mark is a creative visionary and a powerhouse in the Marketing and Advertising realms, which will allow Ignite! to push the boundaries of traditional and digital marketing strategies for all of our clients. Mark - well to the Ignite! Marketing Solutions family!"
The excitements is mutually shared between Williams and Chmiel, with Chmiel stating, "Ignite! Marketing Solutions is perfectly designed for today's middle-market businesses. Our solutions are focused on increasing sales through the digital prism - search engine, social media, content development and website design. We offer the perfect blend of traditional media with digital platforms. I believe Ignite will pave the way for many small to medium sized businesses and am excited to be apart of that future!"