MB Piland Fact Sheet

Just the facts.

founded
April 1, 1998

contact
mbpiland.com
785.232.4156

leadership
MARTHA BARTLETT PILAND
president + ceo

ALEX REILLY
vp + agency principal

distinctions

  • Nationally certified as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
  • Certified Women's 
Business Enterprise by the State of KS.
  • 2002 State of Kansas Women-owned 
Service Business of the Year.
  • 2006 Topeka Chamber of Commerce 
Small Business of the Year.
  • Dozens of local, regional and national 
awards for outstanding work including ADDYs, Bronze and Silver Quills, Philly 
and Craftsmen awards.

approach
While most agencies focus primarily on a brand's outward effects, we start with the inside. A brand that's well understood and executed internally is exponentially more effective. It attracts and retains the best talent—and is more profitable. It's head and shoulders above its competitors because everyone in the organization is living and breathing the brand. They're "drinking the Kool-Aid," not just putting on a name badge and going to work.

thinking 

NO SILOS. We firmly believe HR, marketing, operations and sales must be in step and working together. We look at processes, sales channels and the referral base. Who are the fans? The detractors? What do they need? We analyze all internal touch points of a brand—and make sure they're aligned with the external. The result is a powerful, enviable internal culture because the brand essence permeates every touchpoint.

model

We EXPERT SOURCE. Our team leaders strategically use open source, world-class creative talent: the best and the brightest for every client every time. We aren't limited by a staff with a finite skill set. We're nimble, flexible and scalable.

clients
Our clients improve the health of individuals or communities. Many are rapidly growing companies. They're entrepreneurial thinkers who have mission and purpose.


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brand-o-matic
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