We’re experienced marketing and creative strategists with a proven track record of success.

Gianfagna is a group of marketing experts in Cleveland, Ohio led by award-winning marketing strategist Jean Gianfagna (here’s how to say Jean’s name).

Jean has been creating and implementing successful marketing communications programs for more than 35 years. She founded her marketing consulting and creative services firm in 1992 after holding high-level advertising and marketing management positions in advertising agencies and on the client side in Washington, DC.

She is a frequent speaker on marketing strategy and publisher of the firm’s Smart Marketing Strategy blog, white papers, and e-books. She has taught marketing strategy, branding strategy, advertising, direct marketing, and marketing communications at several universities and presented numerous programs on marketing at professional conferences.

Jean Gianfagna, Cleveland Marketing Consultant
Jean Gianfagna, Cleveland Marketing Consultant

Jean has received many awards for marketing achievement and entrepreneurial success:

Jean is a member of the Executive Board of District 5 of the American Advertising Federation, representing professional and student AAF clubs in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.

She also has served as:

Jean has provided marketing strategy services pro bono to multiple nonprofit organizations. She spent six years on the Board of Directors of The Gathering Place, a Cleveland nonprofit serving families touched by cancer, and five years on the Board of the American Cancer Society Cleveland unit.

Jean holds a B.S. in Journalism, summa cum laude, from Ohio University and was named the University’s Outstanding Journalism Graduate. A native of Toledo, Ohio, she is a member of the Thomas A. DeVilbiss High School Alumni Hall of Fame.

Our Team & Partners

The Gianfagna team also includes professional graphic designers, writers, and project managers who have worked with us and our clients for many years.

In addition, we have partnerships with marketing specialists who provide public relations, crisis communication, videography, web programming, inbound marketing, database analysis, and print production services. Meet some of our partners.


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