With an uncompromising commitment to creating an exceptional customer experience with marketing and public relations.


From concept to collateral, IVY serves your every marketing need. Be it strategy, content creation for print and online, public relations, website design, digital marketing, social media, radio/TV coverage, video production, advertising, blogs, newsletters, email campaigns…or the outer limits of your imagination, the IVY team is here to help you grow


Our boundless curiosity and lust for learning has sustained us for 27 years, enabling us to continually discover new content marketing strategies for our clients and prospects. With diverse talent, rich storytelling, and a constant finger on the pulse of today’s ever-changing media landscape, IVY is uniquely poised to offer the best of seasoned experience and forward- thinking solutions.


Our close-knit, boutique approach takes the headache out of bringing ideas to fruition and frees both sides from the long lag times and procedural obstacles characteristic of larger agencies. With a selfless investment in our clients’ goals and success, the IVY team delivers a fresh, uninhibited compliment of creativity, skill, and unrelenting work ethic – all in one small, but very powerful, package.


Nowhere is the expression “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” more applicable than to a company’s website. Your website, particularly the home page, is literally your doorway to success. IVY’s web design capabilities encompass not only extraordinary artistic talent and computer graphics savvy, but skilled knowledge of optimal navigation, call-to-action opportunities, search engine optimization, technical nuance, and vanguard digital marketing strategies.

Stephen Yenchek, President and CEO, Friendship Senior Options


“Twenty-five years comes but once but the ability to touch and change lives is before us each day. Keep making a difference in every life you touch, every day.”

– Stephen Yenchek, President and CEO, Friendship Senior Options

Scott Swanson, President and CEO, The Danish Home of Chicago


“Throughout my professional life, Deb and IVY have been there to offer reliable consulting services in marketing and communications. A real group of professionals!”

– Scott Swanson, President and CEO, The Danish Home of Chicago

Liz Bush SVP Director of Senior Living Marketing and Sales, Life Care Services

“…what I remember was the opportunity to meet a true professional that day (Debbe!) who was focused on the needs of the client. Someone who was passionate about her recommendations; someone who was knowledgeable about the community and the market and someone who clearly demonstrated she was a team player…”

– Liz Bush SVP Director of Senior Living Marketing and Sales, Life Care Services

Friendship Senior Options 2015 Annual Report that IVY Marketing created took the top award in its category in the 2016 National Mature Media Awards.

The 25th annual National Mature Media Awards honored the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs produced for older adults. The awards program is the largest of its kind and was created to annually recognize the best materials produced for those who are 50 and older, the nation’s fastest growing population group.

The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of judges from across the United States, who represent years of expertise working in the mature market.

Click here to see the award winning Annual Report.