Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people. -Steve Jobs

SMG was created to introduce a new agency model comprised of experts with diverse and deep experience in public relations, marketing and advertising.

For more than 20 years, the SMG brand has been recognized for outstanding work on our clients’ behalf.  We work with clients that are looking for expert counsel and deft execution. The team brings decades of experience to build and execute results-driven communications programs for clients in the following areas:

  • Fundraising and Philanthropic Plan Development
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
  • Arts & Cultural
  • B2B Marketing
  • Technology/Biotechnology/Innovation
  • Sustainability/Climate Action
  • Hispanic/Multicultural Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Insurance/Benefits/HR Administration/Labor Law
  • Land Use, Real Estate Development
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Government, Associations & Nonprofits
  • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Financial Services/Wealth Management
  • Energy

“Imagine a marketing agency where some of the industry’s best minds come together to solve your toughest marketing challenges. Where the principals live and breathe your brand. And where strategy and execution are handled by a team of experienced consultants from across the U.S.”

- David Thalberg, Brand Enthusiast & President of SMG Charlotte