• Co-owner and Principal of Simantel with more than 20 years of industry experience, including Fortune 100 clients
  • Joined Simantel in 2000, was promoted to the Executive Creative Director in 2004 and joined the ownership team in 2009
  • Instrumental in successful branding initiatives for both corporations and products, as well as multiple global product launches
  • 2014 recipient of 25 Women in Leadership Award
  • Led the creative efforts to successfully pass a referendum to build Peoria Riverfront Museum and carries a passion for multiple other community projects (One-Water, CityFest, Don’t Shoot and more)
  • Anti-gun crime initiative recognized by John J College of Criminal Justice
  • Member of OSF St. Francis Community Advisory Board
  • Board member and steering committee, Big Picture Peoria Initiative
  • Vice President of the Peoria Riverfront Association
  • Volunteer for Peoria Humane Society
  • Community involvement has included Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce marketing committee, Wildlife Prairie Park marketing committee, Water’s Edge Park Board

Did you know?

Maggie is the agency’s go-to dog expert. She has successfully matched co-workers, friends and family with the right canine companion, mostly coming from local animal shelters. Maggie and her husband Mark co-hosted a television program that highlighted the animals that were ready for adoption at our local shelter and helped many find their new homes. You should see the outtakes!