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Great service starts with great people.

Columbia Marketing Group’s national award-winning team of marketing experts are just down the street in Columbia, MO. We’re proud to walk alongside local area businesses and enhance their success through strategic marketing campaigns as their hometown marketing agency.

Lionel Lama - Columbia Marketing Group

Our team of professional storytellers plug seamlessly into your team to fill in the gap of marketing needs while running point on projects to increase efficiency, profitability, and ensure cohesive branding across all strategic initiatives.

Our in-house digital media agency specializes in display ads, search engine optimization (SEO), and social media. We will optimize your display campaigns and page rank by applying audience targeting, and keyword management to reach who you want, when you want.

Why Choose CMG?

Authenticity. Accountability.

Tap into the collective knowledge of our team to reap the benefits of a full-service agency.


We’re a no filters kind of agency. What you see is what you get. We pride ourselves in creating genuine content that speaks to each individual brand we represent.


Ever wonder what your marketing team is actually doing? We create monthly reports so that you can see the results behind the work. We’ll show you the number and explain our strategy so that you can rest assured your dollars are well spent.

Save time. Save money.

Keep all the talent and expertise at your fingertips without the burden of constant hiring, training, salary, and benefits.

Stay agile and scalable.

Our nimble team can turn on a dime to execute mass updates across all platforms with the ability to grow or scale back your team and initiatives without the need to hire and fire as your needs change year over year.

Ask the experts.

Get world-class marketing expertise right down the street in Columbia, Missouri.

Shop local.

Outside agencies don’t know the market like we do, and they don’t care about Columbia businesses like we do. We sit down face to face (or video chat if we have to!) to develop custom solutions just for you. CMG is your local marketing agency.

Strong company culture.

We take great care in fostering a healthy corporate culture to develop each and every employee personally and professionally to assist them in achieving their full potential so you get the best quality and service possible.

Meet the

Lionel Lama - Columbia Marketing Group

Erica Pefferman


Charles Bruce III

Account Executive

Charles Bruce - Account Executive

Amy Ferrari

Operations Manager

Amanda Melton

Director of Account Services

Amanda Melton - Director of Account Services

Laura Winkler

Account Manager | Digital Marketing Specialist

Laura Winkler - Digital Marketing Specialist - Columbia Marketing Group

J.J. Carlson

Director of Web Development

J.J. Carlson - Director of Web Development - Columbia Marketing Group

Hannah Robertson

Executive Assistant

Jordan Watts

Senior Graphic Designer

Sadie Thibodeaux

Graphic Designer

Sadie Thibodeaux - Graphic Designer - Columbia Marketing Group

Kate Morrow

Graphic Designer

Kate Morrow - Graphic Designer - Columbia Marketing Group