Our Mission - AE Marketing
Our Mission

Purpose + Profit

The really cool thing about our team is that we’re actually all entrepreneurs and use that nimble and strategic mentality to create change as efficiently as possible.

Our efficiency enables us to give a portion of our profits or time back to the community. It’s key to our mission and it’s pretty awesome.

Since 2011, AE Marketing Group staff has supported the following non-profits, charities and community events with time, talent and/or financial contributions:


  • Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Benedictine University
  • Imerman Angels
  • Bright Pink
  • Chicago Ideas Week
  • UCAN
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Program at Lurie Children’s
  • Crisis Center for South Suburbia
  • Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
  • Soul City Church
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • 10th Annual Run for Gus
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Awareness Night
  • Kohl’s House
  • Beads of Courage
  • Illinois Policy Institute
  • Ministries of the Night
  • Art Institute of Chicago


  • Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • American Brain Tumor Association
  • United Way
  • PAWS
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
  • American Heart Association
  • The Bunker Labs


  • Rosie’s Kitchen (South Africa)
  • Simonga Village School (Zambia)
  • Healing Haiti (Haiti)


“We appreciate AE Marketing Group’s generosity and kindness, which brought a new smile to our kids’ faces and reminded them how many  friends care for them”
Fr. Scott Donahue
CEO at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
“For many years, our Management Team sees AE Marketing Group as a partner for both our marketing and mission to help youth overcome trauma.”

Barb Stone
Chief Development Officer at UCAN
“AE Marketing Group was vital to our team’s ability to raise awareness and precious dollars for pediatric brain tumor research at Lurie Children’s Hospital”
Joe Kontuly
Co-Chairman 10th Annual Run for Gus and GM at CH Robinson

How to Work With Us

Challenges We Solve
See why brand is a business function and the impact we've made on our customers' bottom line, marketing and customer experience
The CoCreation Mindset
Give consumers a seat at the design table with The CoCreation Lab Series™ and witness meaningful brand partnership
Our Industry Expertise
A true expert should talk about things that people may not understand yet and should see an industry through a different lens
Why AE Marketing Group
To achieve success, be mindful who you surround yourself with. Get to know our team's values, strategic thinking and track record

Get in Touch With Us

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Suite 1212
Chicago, IL 60654
Ph: 312.838.6500