CHIKAGO – (TELI BUSINESS) – MERGE, a premium storytelling technology company, announced today that socially conscious marketer Justine Fedak is joining the agency as Chief Marketing Officer and member of the company’s executive committee. Justine will work with MERGE senior management to tell multiple stories about MERGE customers, people and work.

“Justine truly embodies the purpose of MERGE to promote health, wealth and happiness in the world,” says Patrick Venetucci, Executive Director of MERGE. “We are proud and humbled to add to our team such a courageous social lawyer, a close creative spirit and an empathetic leader.”

Justine is a self-proclaimed corporate hippie and transformative social marketing executive with deep experience in brand management and marketing operations. She is one of the “happiest”, most passionate “storytellers” within the industry. Her mantra, “Be in love with your life, every minute,” supports her infectious and energetic approach to strategic thinking and marketing communication. Her collaborative style and natural inclination to promote “health, wealth and happiness” to everyone around her, along with her commitment to giving back, have given her the reputation of being a persistent, focused partner who fully invests itself in a shared vision and outcome. . Her comprehensive leadership style, openly sharing her inspirational life overcoming multiple sclerosis, keeps her and everyone around her fully focused on the true importance of health, while also emphasizing the wealth of sensitivity we all need. to truly connect, to create our best work and, ultimately. , believe in the magic and impact of our lives.

Justine’s long career with BMO Financial Group, leading marketing communications throughout North America, enabled her to build a strong and diversified network not only within financial services but also in sports marketing as well as philanthropic communities. civic and voluntary.

Prior to joining MERGE, she was consulting at her firm, Corporate Hippie, held the title of Strategic Head of Brand with Pollara Strategic Insights and has worked with various industry clients across North America. She is also the co-founder (Star Jones) of Instant Impact Group, a marketing and diversity consulting firm, and the author of an inspiring children’s book, The Happy Magic Chair.

Justine is a very active member of her community and industry. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Magnificent Mile Association and the Chicago Police Foundation. She is the Commissioner of the SSA City of Chicago (Greektown), Chair of the Chicago-Toronto Sisters Cities International (Chicago World Business) and former Chair of the Municipal Marketing Advisory Council of the City of Chicago, ADA25, and a past member of many outstanding others. planks.


MERGE promotes health, wealth and happiness in the world by combining storytelling with technology and offers marketing and technology clients full service capabilities, including strategy, creative communications, experiential engineering, performance marketing, media and marketing operations platforms . MERGE has stable customer partnerships with American Express, T-Mobile, LG, Kate Spade NY, Coach, The North Face, Marco’s Pizza, Facebook, BlueCross BlueShield, Abbott, Supernus, Seqirus, GE Healthcare, Advocate Aurora Health, Brigham Health, Indiana University Health, Fidelity and Eaton Vance. With over 700 employees across offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Montreal, New York City and Los Angeles, MERGE uses a talent-to-task process that enables customers to think higher and feel deeper about their customers. For more information, visit