A respected writer and featured speaker about marketing to Baby Boomers and seniors, Todd Harff 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.
Todd’s expertise in 40+ and affluent marketing led to a leadership role in creating a new global organization dedicated to this segment, the International Mature Marketing Network.
Before becoming a marketing consultant and the President of Creating Results in 1996, 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
Happy March Madness everyone! Every Monday we like to recap the most engaging content, or should I say “top picks,” from the previous week.
This week, Next Avenue explores the various ways virtual reality supports older adults. Then, Chronogram dives deep into the realities (and possibilities) seniors face when aging in place.
With snow bearing down on the East Coast of the United States, we stay warm with a recap of last week's top links for mature marketing professionals.
MOST CLICKED: Ziegler Hotline Polls Find Labor Shortages a Hot Topic
Our friends at Ziegler Investment Banking report that senior living CFOs are feeling the pressure of staffing shortages.
For the past decade, Ziegler has gathered insights from senior living CFOs through CFO HotlineSM surveys on a variety of topics. In their February "Z-News," Ziegler recapped some of those findings. Our audience seemed particularly interested in the takeaways about labor shortages.
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Every Monday, we recap the most engaging content from the previous week.
This week, Senior Housing News proposes a rebrand of the 55-plus senior living industry in order to attract younger prospects to age-restricted communities. Also, research into Baby Boomer banking habits provide insights into marketing senior products and services to this demographic.
I became obsessed with movie award season this year, obsessed with a capital “O.” I watched it all – the Globes, SAG awards and, of course, the big show of the Oscars. I loved hearing the speeches from the winners (and seeing the faces of those who were favored to win but didn’t). What does […]
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