Plum Grove Names New Marketing Manager, Continues 2020 Growth


Plum Grove Inc. announced the addition of Sean McDonald in the role of Digital Marketing Manager to help achieve its aggressive goals for growth and expansion.

Hoffman Estates, IL • Sept 14, 2020 – As part of its ongoing growth strategy, Plum Grove Inc., a growing Chicagoland marketing agency and print shop, has welcomed seasoned marketing expert Sean McDonald into the role of Digital Marketing Manager. In this newly created position, Sean is responsible for helping execute Plum Grove’s “Vision 2021” – an aggressive growth plan intended to triple the size of the business through strategic investment in technology, skilled personnel, and the launch of new “tra-digital” marketing services.

Sean comes to Plum Grove with over 20 years of experience leading key growth initiatives for non-profits and commercial industries including healthcare, food & beverage, and industrial engineering. From managing paid advertising and social media marketing to email marketing and search engine optimization (SEO), Sean’s digital marketing expertise runs the gamut from big picture strategy to tactical campaign execution. Most recently, Sean’s efforts resulted in double-digit growth for a non-profit association that trains and certifies business professionals.

Sean’s educational credentials include a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in journalism from Northern Illinois University, where he specialized in both written and visual communications. He also earned his Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics from Aurora University, focusing on digital marketing and the use of analytics to refine and maximize marketing efforts.

The marketing team expansion comes as Plum Grove enjoys growth in both volume and services. The company is investing in new equipment, more office space, and new talent in multiple departments. New marketing tools and products continue to be added to the mix with a focus on “tra-digital” marketing – combining digital marketing campaigns with traditional printed solutions to maximize results and ROI.

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About Plum Grove

Plum Grove® empowers businesses to connect with the world, tell their story, build their brands, and promote growth through innovative marketing solutions. The one-stop shop offers over 1 million ways to market your business with award-winning creativity in print, direct mail, trade show exhibits, and promotional swag. With over 40 years of history and experience, and an average employee tenure of more than 15 years, Plum Grove prides itself on both its powerful force of seasoned experts and the strong family values that are the foundation of its culture. To learn more, visit

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