About | CIVILIAN Ad Agency Chicago | Human-to-Human Advertising
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Performance drives us, people inspire us

Starting as a direct marketing shop in 1988, we made a name for ourselves as experts in motivating people to act. As the world has changed, so has our approach and philosophy on how to inspire behavior.

Championing human-to-human advertising, we strive to make a qualitative difference in regular people’s lives through our actions and our work – facilitating deeper connections between people and the brands we’re lucky enough to call our clients.

We create a common bond with each and every one of our clients through collaboration, conversation and trust. You don’t just get our minds; you get our whole hearts, too.

Leadership Team

Matt, 1988

Matt Morano, Managing Director

Tim, 1988

Tim Claffey, Executive Creative Director

Lori, 1988

Lori Graham, CFO

Meet Matt Morano, Tim Claffey, and Lori Graham, otherwise known as the leadership team at CIVILIAN.

CIVILIAN is located in Chicago, Illinois and is part of the MDC Partners network.

CVLN Fun Fact

Matt Morano’s claim to fame is beating Andre Reed, Thurman Thomas and other Buffalo Bills in the 40. Only guy faster? Don Beebe.