Group 7even is a collective of strategists,
designers, engineers and content creators.

About Group 7even

We're not your typical marketing agency. Group 7even was founded on the principle of convergence. Convergence of genius strategy, cutting-edge technology and award-winning creative to drive quantitative results for our clients. The convergence of brilliant minds, each with a unique perspective, pushing the envelope from creation to innovation. We understand that wanting success is never enough. Group 7even is a brain trust that has the experience necessary to achieve it.

Group 7even is a Valparaiso, Indiana, based integrated advertising and marketing agency that was co-founded in 2009 as a collaboration between Michelle and Grant Andres. Michelle, a strategy expert, and Grant, a software developement and enterprise virtual infrastructure expert, have over 40 years of combined experience in the field.

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Leadership Team

Michelle Andres

Michelle Andres
President, Strategy Director

Prior to launching Group 7even, Michelle held account and officer positions at several advertising agencies, including FCB Draft (Chicago), Young & Rubicam (Detroit) and KCS & World (Chicago). With nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle has received numerous awards and recognition, including being awarded FCB’s most prestigious award for creative and strategic excellence.

Grant Andres

Grant Andres
Vice President, Digital Director

Coming with deep experience and a highly successful technical-business background, Grant oversees all technology and operational initiatives and objectives at Group 7even. He brings almost 20 years of experience developing enterprise, legacy-integrated software systems and network infrastructures to serve a wide variety of business requirements.

Dan Patton

Dan Patton
Creative Director

Dan studied graphic design at Indiana University’s Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts. Prior to joining Group 7even, he held Art Director roles in publishing and ad agencies and ran his own design studio. Dan has a deep understanding of how art and commerce coalesce to achieve real, measurable results and acts as the creative gatekeeper at Group 7even.

Featured Clients

21 North Eyecare
American Licorice
Author Emily Goodwin
Cardinal Point
Corvette Central
Dunes National Park Association
Economic Development Corp MC
Elkhart General Foundation
Fahrenheit 212

Fair & Square Imports
Family Express
Gary Electric
Harbour Trust
Haire Group
Hyatt Brand Hotels
IKORCC Carpenters Union
Lift Secure Messaging
Members Advantage Credit Union

Peck Hotel Consulting
Porter County Assessor
Porter County Economic Development Alliance
Porter County Museum
Purdue University North Central
Red Vines
Schafer & Schafer

Sour Punch
South Point Plumbing
South Shore Line (NICTD)
Westin Hotels & Resorts
Valparaiso First Insurance
Valparaiso International Center
Valparaiso University
Vision Financial
The Welcome Mat
White Lodging

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