who we are
With more than 20 years of experience, the team at the Marketing & More Group has an extensive background in marketing, advertising and design.
Teresa VanOpdorp – Account Executive
For over a decade Teresa has defined herself as a community leader by becoming an integral part of numerous communities, both in her career and as an active volunteer. Her involvement and dedication is immeasurable. Having worked with the Villages of Mount Prospect and Wheeling, as well as, the Prospect Heights and River Trails Park Districts, Teresa has gained an immense understanding of what it takes to truly be a member of the community. As the current Chairman of the Village of Mount Prospect Special Events Commission and Vice-President of the River Trails Parks Foundation, Teresa is responsible for organizing events such as the 3-Day Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk, Family Bike Ride, Celestial Celebration Shining Stars Event, Fine Arts/Blues Festival, Christkindle Market, New Years Eve Eve and more.
As the point person for all district marketing and events for the River Trails Park District, Special Events Commission for the Village of Mount Prospect and the River Trails Parks Foundation, Teresa established community event opportunities, comprised print materials, obtained sponsorships and developed and maintained the district website.
As the Social Media Manager for Marketing & More, Teresa elevates clients’ social media platforms on outlets such as Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn. She ensures that client pages are active, engaging and effective, while constantly focusing on the social reputation of each organization. Teresa’s engaging personality and consistent, relevant updates showcase clients’ at their best – Increasing awareness and driving traffic.
Melissa Finn – Creative Designer
Melissa is a passionate and creative designer with 15+ years of experience in the design/marketing industry. Extensive experience with conceptualizing and managing the creative content elements in print and social media campaigns. Specializes in rebranding projects, where vast knowledge of brand/logo design, marketing and copywriting can be applied to achieve superior results. Self-starter, fast learner and committed to the craft of design.
As the Regional Graphics/Marketing Coordinator for Coldwell Banker, she managed 10 marketing specialists focused on creating a consistent agent and client experience across offices. During her time there she established regional branding and content strategy for retaining and attracting agents and clients. Melissa was responsible for the design, creation, production and promotion of all required content (promotional, newsletters, direct mail, brochures, logo and branding).
During her tenure with Chicago Public Schools, Melissa developed user-friendly navigational architecture to facilitate client communication. She was responsible for departmental website design, as well as, creating logos, layouts and marketing materials to serve the Chicago Public School system.