Since our founding in 1995, we have intentionally focused on serving nonprofit organizations, foundations, universities, government agencies, and sustainable businesses. The third sector is in our DNA: more than half of our staff have worked for nonprofits and even more volunteer. We fundamentally understand what charitable organizations need. We know how to make a project successful. And we can help you make critical decisions about how to invest your resources for the greatest return.
We love our city (and our view)!
We’re proud to call Philadelphia our home. We focus our pro bono and volunteer work on education, community and economic development, and the arts.
We’re committed to open source.
We build powerful and sustainable solutions using Drupal and we've contributed code to over 40 modules. Our expertise? We focus on integrations with Salesforce and other systems with open APIs.
We’re a (best for the world) B Corporation.
We are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
Meet the Team
Modest in numbers. Mighty in force. Meet the earnest team behind the work.
Founder and Principal
Marcus graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has over 20 years of experience implementing communication and marketing strategies for the public and nonprofit sectors. Entrepreneurial in spirit, but a poet at heart, Marcus firmly believes that business can be done differently. He has grown Message Agency from a solo practice to a thriving social enterprise with the sole mission of providing nonprofits, universities, foundations, and governments with the tools and resources they need to impact the greater good.
Senior Software Engineer
Aaron received his computer science degree from Columbia and is the original architect for the suite of modules that integrate Drupal and Salesforce.
Full Stack Developer
With a background in publishing, Andrew draws on 7 years of working with Drupal to help organizations solve problems and communicate effectively.
A full-stack developer with 10 years of experience, Colin honed his Drupal skills working in the public sector.
David draws on his years working in a nonprofit to ensure the experiences of site administrators are as elegant as those of end users.
A proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Hallie brings her hybrid experience in the non-profit and tech worlds to help her clients digitally tell their stories.
Joe is a proud Temple Graduate who has spent his agency career shaping customer, employee, and brand experiences. His role as a project manager leverages his knack for organization and his love for relationship-building.
With a personal mission to create an inclusive web, Kara is committed to web accessibility, WCAG 2.0 standards, and digital literacy.
A Brown University graduate, Kirk believes wireframing is as sophisticated as visual design in communicating structure and logic.
As our operations manager, Lisa manages contracts, billing, financial reporting, and internal project auditing.
Matt holds a Master’s in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. A seasoned designer with 10 years of experience, his perspective as a fine artist informs his approach to delivering clean and accessible visual designs.
Terrell’s background in technical support, social media management, and customer service helped him realize that his love of technology is superseded only by his love for helping people.
Want to work at Message Agency?
We’re a casual, creative, and collaborative community. We’re family-friendly folk that believe in a work/life balance, and we all share a commitment to the third sector. Think you’d be a good fit? Email us at [email protected]