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Crisis Management Panelist Information

Monday, April 16th | General Education Session | 4:00-5:00pm

Crisis Management


Marcus Strauther

Marcus is the CEO & Creative Brain of Brainstorm Media Group (BMG). As BMG, his partial client list includes CW Network, SOHO Restaurant & Lounge, National Association of Black Engineers, St. Louis County Health Department, National African American Tourism Commission, Washington University, The Dwayne Bowe Foundation (KC Chiefs) , Hennessey Black, Emerson YMCA, St. Louis Board of Elections, Friendly Temple and many more… With more than 12 years of design and consulting experience, Marcus and the BMG team work with clients to create full-scale brands across media. This includes brand consulting, identity design, packaging, print collateral, marketing, web design and development, environment design and interior consulting.

BMG doesn’t look at design just as an artistic pursuit. It is communicating an idea and finding solutions to problems. It is passion and process fused together to create a unified vision for your brand; one that emotionally and intellectually binds your company with its customers. Their approach is one of intimate collaboration, bringing vigor, bold thought, and commitment to your quest for that success. By knowing your audience, zoning in on your distinctive characteristics, and challenging the boundaries of your brand, BMG strives toward a true engagement of the imagination. After all, your brand is different from any other. Through creative and strategic design, they make sure the world knows it.

Chris Kuban 

Chris Kuban is the founder and managing consultant of Chemistry Multimedia. With over 20 years experience and a masters in Media Relations, Chris Kuban started Chemistry Multimedia as an effort to effectively formulate corporate and non-profit brands across the country. In doing so, he has become an expert in Media Relations, Event Management, Social Media implementation and video production.  He engages, coordinates and oversees a diverse team of local and national suppliers, vendors, employees, and consultants, which have allowed him to effectively coordinate over 120 national events focusing on overall logistics, media relations, and his clients expected ROI.