Agile. Trusted. Leading-edge.

The Harbinger Group is an accomplished Chicago Marketing Agency delivering customized communications strategies to mission-driven businesses nationwide.

We build brand stories that advance your mission.

The Harbinger Group is a scalable marketing communications firm with a long-standing reputation for building and executing actionable marketing strategies that increase brand awareness and advance understanding. We work as an extension of your team to design a roadmap that exceeds your goals, with the highly personalized approach your business deserves.

Your data tells a story. We’ll help you amplify it.

Understanding your brand’s growth potential requires a rigorous approach. Every step of our process is rooted in research, analysis, and measurement to allow for confident decision-making that fuels real business results.

We serve organizations who are steadfast in their mission, with deep expertise in these core industries:


Stevie Awards
Publicity Club of Chicago
Bulldog Awards
Nonprofit PR Awards

Our clients say it best…



Our signature 6-step process combines proactive marketing strategies with data-informed insights that will take you from where you are today to where you want to go. We leverage cutting-edge technology, platforms, and tools that allow us to do the best job, in the least amount of time, with the best possible outcome.

Our process covers:

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Data-informed communication starts here.

The Harbinger Group is an agile group of marketing and public relations experts who bring extensive industry knowledge and passion to your team. We understand that executing a marketing and communication plan is challenging for many businesses, and we are proud of the consistent results we deliver through lean strategies that maximize your budget and your time.

We take the guesswork out of marketing with a customized communication plan tailor-made for your business.

Tune into the podcast.

Co-hosted by our CEO, Eileen Rochford, Can You Hear Me? is a bi-weekly podcast for leaders who want to get serious about using effective communications to advance their organizations.

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