Relevant Training & Marketing Experience Our Clients Value
Maureen Eddy Grinnell
Founder and Co-Principal
Maureen brings more than 25 years of consulting, learning design and sales and service best practice to every client opportunity. Clients value her ability to add relevance and skills retention through program customization to her clients' business realities. Maureen is an exceptionally strong workshop faciliator and leads training workshops by example. Prior to founding Beyond Quota, Maureen held key business development, product development and consulting positions for Learning International (now AchieveGlobal) and Omega Performance. At Omega, she was twice-named Consultant of the Year, and received Client Engagement of the Year recognition for her multimedia learning programs for RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) and KeyBank. Before shifting her career focus to consulting and training, Maureen spent several years in client service with Chicago advertising agencies, Marsteller Inc. (now Young and Rubicam) and Leo Burnett USA. She holds a Bachelors of Journalism in Advertising from the University of Missouri, and serves on the boards of several community non-profits.
David C. Grinnell
Experienced in developing marketing research, advertising, direct marketing, online strategy and branding for his clients, Dave has more than 25 years of expertise in media and 1:1 communications. Dave has created marketing campaigns across a variety of business sectors including healthcare, technology, energy and more. Before joining Beyond Quota in 2006, Dave held client management positions with agencies, Marsteller (Y&R), Ogilvy & Mather and Rhea & Kaiser. Dave has successfully launched new products and services for clients; several campaigns earning top-honor awards for outstanding results by the Direct Marketing Association and the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing. Dave holds a BA in English and Film Studies and a Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University. He also is Adjunct Professor of Customer Relationship Management and Database Marketing at IIT's Stuart Graduate School of Business.