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I worked directly and indirectly with Kellie on several initiatives. She has an exceptional marketing mind and brought value and insight to everything she was involved with. Kellie has a tireless work ethic, tremendous business acumen, and creative and strategic marketing expertise.

Jeff Gilkinson, CEO

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Kellie Grob, APR

President, 1218 Marketing & Communications, LLC
Fractional CMO for Hire


Kellie Grob has more than 20 years leading Global Marketing and Business Development initiatives for a variety of market leaders in the B2B space. Among her accomplishments: Developed strategy and implemented vertical market business development team delivering 158% growth year over year in defined segments. Co-architect of growth strategy doubling gross sales in three-year period. Successfully integrated marketing programs of 7 acquired companies as well as establishing marketing programs for additional 5 acquired companies. Expanded market coverage with opening of 3 regional offices in 24 month period. Achieved 300% increase in qualified sales leads and conversions following implementation of new advertising, public relations and web site initiatives.


Industries of proven success include industrial manufacturing (capital equipment) and building products and services (architecture, engineering, design, construction).


1218 Marketing & Communications, LLC is a State of Ohio DBE and VBE certified business.