"The greatest collection of Media and Hunting talent on the planet."
Jeff founded Providence Marketing Group in 2006. A lifelong sportsman, Jeff’s passion for the outdoors has guided his professional life throughout his career. Prior to founding Providence, Jeff spent 13 years with Gander Mountain in numerous roles, including operations, merchandising, inventory management and Vice President of Marketing. He also served as a Senior Partner with the Minneapolis marketing firm Wingnut.
As all sportsmen know, hunting and fishing is as much a spiritual adventure as a it is a hobby. The name Providence speaks to Jeff’s spiritual beliefs as a sportsman and a man of faith. From this foundation, he carries the tenets of people of faith. Treat people with respect, honesty and fairness, always find the good in people, and always give more than you take.
Under Jeff’s guidance, Providence is more than just an advertising agency, promotions house, or research firm. Providence offers proven marketing solutions, working on your behalf to efficiently and effectively drive your business. Providence brings years of experience in product development, marketing, merchandising, retail management, financial analysis and, most importantly, the great outdoors, all to help propel your brand.
VP OF OPERATIONS
Glenn has been with Providence Marketing Group since July 2009 and oversees all operations and print media. A strong background in marketing and customer service, coupled with Glenn’s ten years of experience in the fishing industry has helped him become an integral part of Providence Marketing Group.
His attention to detail, organization skills and ability to stay on top a multitude of projects enables Providence to offer nimble, efficient, and industry leading service and response time for all of our clients.
The passion and drive that Glenn has for his fishing, translates directly over to his work - making sure that every detail and item is handled in a timely manner.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Jack joined the Providence team in the fall of 2013 after graduating from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN where he received a degree in Marketing Management and Business Administration. Jack has been an avid outdoorsmen all his life. His experience in the hunting and fishing industry, combined with his marketing and social media expertise (and youth) creates the perfect fit for Providence Marketing Group.
As social media manager, Jack's sole purpose is to keep our clients actively involved in the social scene. From daily posts, and custom content, to promotions and cross platform events, we help brands stay relevant in a constantly changing digital environment.
Zach joined the Providence Marketing team in May of 2015 after working as a graphic designer for a major hunting apparel company. With that, Zach brings experience in marketing and a wide variety of graphics including print, point of sale, web banners, catalogs, and more. He also has proven skills in videography and social media. Zach graduated from Winona State University with a degree in Graphic Design.
Zach is an avid outdoorsman and his passion for the outdoors is evident the the quality of work he produces on behalf of our clients.
Tyler is the latest addition to the Providence Marketing Group team, joining them in 2018. Tyler has been around the outdoors industry since he was 16 years old and comes to us with a rich history of working on the fishing side of the industry with some of the industry’s leading brands. Graduating from Winona State University with a degree in Mass Communications and a Marketing minor Tyler has been a jack of all trades in his time with Providence, but his focus has been handling the digital advertising for clients following his Google Ads Certification (Search, Display and Video). Whether it’s social media, digital advertisement, photography, writing, or design he has proven to be capable of filling any role that the team needs him to.
If he’s not hard at work for one of our clients you’ll find Tyler on the water, where his focus, drive, and adaptability are honed. A fun fact about him, he’s no one trick pony while fishing either. Tyler has caught 52 different species of fish actively targets new challenges to check off his list.