Who We Are

Mary Hediger is the Principal and owner of Big Bang Marketing Consultants, LLC. She brings a wealth of knowledge to all client projects with her 25+ years experience in the marketing, advertising, and public relations fields.

Mary recently served as an independent contractor-public relations and marketing promotions specialist for the Sequel LLC PR and Borgmeyer Marketing Group teams. She has also served in the roles of new business development director, as well as the marketing and public relations liaison for Zimmermann & Associates, Inc. graphic design and O’Connor & Partners public relations agencies in St. Louis. Her marketing experience includes her Marketing Director position for the Bonneville St. Louis Radio Group; as the Manager of Consumer & Direct Marketing services in the advertising department at Schnuck Markets, Inc.; and as a Business Development Director within the Direct Marketing Services & Database Marketing Division of Maritz Performance Improvement Company.

Mary’s advertising experience includes her role as the Account Supervisor/Midwest Region in charge of client service and field office operations with Jordan Associates Advertising/Communications out of Oklahoma City. Her creative forte includes serving as an art director with Borgmeyer & Musen Advertising, M. D. Associates, Inc. and A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., respectively.

Mary received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Minor in Business. She has completed additional educational pursuits, including graduate studies at Fontbonne University and numerous certification seminars with the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA). Mary has served as a graduate assistant and completed the coursework to become an instructor with the Dale Carnegie Institute in St. Louis.

Mary has been a member of various advertising and marketing industry associations, serving as a Board Member for the Advertising Club of St. Louis, the Direct Marketing Association of St. Louis and the Not Just An Art Directors Club.

Mary spends much of her free time outside of work volunteering for a variety of charitable organizations. She is currently the Board Member in charge of public relations/communications for the Gateway Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She has been a public relations/marketing advisor and volunteer for AMC Cancer Research Center in St. Louis, and was a Founding Board Member of the Gilda’s Club St. Louis provisional chapter. Mary also served on the Media Advisory Board for the St. Louis chapter of the American Red Cross.

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