Our Vision:
Grow Together

Who We Are

Crystal McKinsey founded Creative Marketing + Recruitment Group, CMRG, as an all-inclusive marketing and talent acquisition firm with the vision of bringing C-level marketing recruitment and talent strategy consulting to businesses of all sizes.

Recognized as a top employer branding and recruitment company, CMRG serves small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients in the private equity, manufacturing, hospitality, engineering, education, senior living, finance, technology, CPG, retail, and healthcare sectors (among others).

Areas of specialization include: Retained Recruitment, Contingency Recruitment, and Employer Branding.

CMRG positions companies as employers of choice by sharing their brand stories and highlighting points of differentiation that matter in a competitive hiring market leading to: Remarkable Talent, Delivered.

Creativity is at the heart of who we are – personally and professionally. After business hours, CMRG sponsors an annual cabaret in New York City, where many team members participate and perform. The team takes any opportunity to meet up to see a musical, play golf, ski, or go for a quick round of karaoke!

Team on the Town

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Better Future with
The CMRG Team

Creative Marketing + Recruitment Group, CMRG, is honored to be recognized as an INC. 5000 2023 Fastest Growing Company Honoree in the No. 1182 position, as well as INC. 2023 Northeast Regional Fastest Growing Company Honoree.

CMRG was recognized in 2022 with The Stevie Award as the Gold Winner for Human Resources Team of the Year and the Silver Winner in the Fastest Growing Company category.

Additionally, CMRG was named the 2019 Employer Branding/Recruiting Company of the Year by HR Tech Outlook Magazine.
Founder + CEO

Crystal McKinsey
Vice President of Marketing + Operations

Caitie Cunningham
Director of Operations

Hannah Knowlton
Director of Marketing Recruitment

Laura Kamin
Account Executive

Mal Banach
Account Executive

Montana Lampert Hoover
Account Executive

Rachel Schmeling
Senior Recruiter

Stephanie Templin
Account Executive

Taylor Hurdle

Alyssa Randich
Marketing Recruitment Associate

Leah Platt
Marketing Recruitment Associate

MC Owens
Digital Strategist

Elizabeth Stofflet
Marketing + Graphic Design Consultant

Ashley Timon
Chief Canine Officer

Izzy Boo


Contact us today to discuss your job requirements. We’d be delighted to assist.
99 Wall Street #3901
New York, NY 10005
(929) 244 8778

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