Bio – Rick Mallow
A veteran of the licensing industry, Rick is the founder of Making Connections-a marketing consulting agency. Prior positions include Elmer’s Products, Inc, FAB/Starpoint, MeadWestvaco, Landoll Publishing and American Greetings. Rick’s experience ranges from toys, school and children’s craft segments to fashion accessories, home and publishing. His marketing experience includes editorial services, public relations, product development, licensing, agency acquisition and management, plus internal team management. Rick has a broad network of relationships with industry leaders such as Disney Consumer Products, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., Discovery Communications, Mattel, Hasbro, plus a multitude of licensing agencies.
A former member of the LIMA (Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association) board, Mallow was Chairman of the LIMA Marketing/Membership committee, as well as an active member of the LIMA charity committee. He has been recognized in LICENSE! magazines 40 under 40! Rick started his career in Los Angeles in the advertising industry. He currently resides in Westerville, OH with his wife, Tracey and kids, Chloe and Nicholas.