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Former Ad Agency Executive Leads The TEAM Companies’ Chicago Office

8-01-16 — After three decades in business affairs including the last eleven years as Partner, Director of Production Business Management at Ogilvy Chicago, Marie Goss has joined The TEAM Companies and will oversee the talent payroll and business affairs groups in the company’s Chicago office.

Marie developed her expertise and sought-after professional insight working with such clients as SC Johnson, Unilever, MillerCoors and Kimberly Clark. She was a key liaison for Ogilvy’s international agencies by providing production guidance and legal and network clearance. Marie designed and implemented her department’s transitional plan to support the agency’s move into the digital space, administering her department’s support services for broadcast and digital producers, art buyers, print production managers, in-house studios, account services, client billing, media buying partners, outside legal counsel, and cost consultants.

Marie is highly respected by peers and colleagues in Chicago and throughout the industry. “Marie and I worked together for 15 years, I always felt lucky to have her as my partner.  Marie is one of the smartest, hardest working people I have ever met, absolutely tireless in her efforts on behalf of our clients.  She is highly respected in our business, not just for her experience and knowledge, but for her willingness to share her expertise.  Many producers and account folk can attest to how much they learned from her, myself included,” says Larry Byrne, Executive Director of Production at The Abundancy.

Adding Ms. Goss to our roster of experts further strengthens our Production Business Affairs support offerings in Chicago which also includes Felicia Watkins, former VP, Director of Business Affairs at Cramer Krasselt.