President + Founder
Darren has a rare blend of creative abilities mixed with strategic, forward thinking to develop brands and cultivate growth.
Starting at a very early age selling pencil drawings to spectators during his older brother’s basketball games, he has always had a knack for business. As a Junior in high school, he worked on variety of freelance work for local businesses before working as a designer at a sign company, later as a project manager for another web design agency, as well as a partner in a venture capital firm. In 2009, he founded Idea Marketing Group as a one man operation and continues to take an active, hands-on approach with every project.
Actively involved in the community, he volunteers at several non-profit organizations. He always wants to be outdoors, craves adventure, and is devoted to family & friends. He is a husband and father.
- 20+ Years in Web Design & Marketing
- Keynote Speaker
- Host of Pitcher This! Podcast
- Served on Multiple Boards of Directors
- Tea (Hot + Cold)
- Office Antics
- Outdoor Adventure Junkie
- Coffee But Love The Smell
- Finding Parking in Chicago
- Touching Ice Cubes