After more than two decades of growing Creating Results into an internationally respected mature marketing agency, Co-Founder and former President Todd Harff serves in an organizational advisory role and provides thought leadership to the agency.
A respected writer and featured speaker about marketing to Baby Boomers and seniors, Todd brings a unique and powerful perspective to help clients achieve results. He combines market insight, creative solutions, pragmatic business knowledge and exceptional project management to produce actionable and profitable marketing solutions.
In addition to his work with clients, Todd is a frequent contributor to industry publications. Todd has addressed regional and national conferences on a variety of topics related to marketing, advertising, website design, social media and public relations.
Before becoming a marketing consultant and the President of Creating Results from 1996 to 2017, Todd was the Director of Sales and Marketing for the A.G. Van Metre Companies. Earlier in his career, he was the Director of Sales and Marketing for a division of Ryland Homes. Todd also has worked in London's financial district for Marsh & McLennan. He started his career racing and captaining private yachts.
Todd holds a B.A. degree from Colgate University and graduated cum laude. He has studied at the University of London and earned an MBA at Georgetown University. There Todd specialized in business and marketing strategy and graduated with highest honors.
Active Adults, Branding, Marketing Strategy, Business Strategy, Lifestyle Marketing.
Best advice ever heard:
You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.
Sailing around the world with my family.
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
— Winston Churchill
I went to our local home improvement store this weekend to buy some paint. Let me tell you, that place was busy. Apparently, when the weather is rainy and chilly, what better time is it to repaint a room or two? That is what the six-other people at the paint desk and I thought. So here I […]
At the beginning of every week we share the most engaging content from the previous week. First up this week, an 81-year-old woman developed an iPhone application having only learned to use computers when she was 60.
Then, an article from NextAvenue.org discusses the various ways retirement will change in 2017.
Every Monday, we recap the most engaging content from the previous week.
This week, we take a look at a MediaPost article that breaks down characteristics of the different generations of media consumption. Also, an article posted on the National Public Radio website explains how age discrimination in the workplace has become digital.
Happy Monday! Each week we explore the mature marketing news that received the most interest and clicks the previous week. This week is all about mobile marketing.
First, we'll explore mobile usage among boomers and seniors by way of a report from Edison Research, and then we'll take a look at mobile marketing as it relates to what MarketingSherpa found were the most disliked advertising avenues.
This past week I was thrilled to join the Mid-Atlantic 55+ Housing Council to share opportunities and insights for marketing 55+ communities to the mature consumer. I always learn so much when I join the council, and this event was no exception.