Coffee with Freedman & Associates Inc.

Article Written by Stephen Bell – Marketing/Development @coffeescreative

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At Coffeeshop Creative we are not only passionate about designing and developing a unique web presence for our clients, but also sharing their stories. We are super excited to introduce our new series of blogs – Grabbing Coffee. Today’s feature, Freedman and Associates Inc. Marketing Consultants. We recently caught up with founder and Chief Marketer, Mary Ann Freedman, and discussed her story behind one of Toronto’s leading Marketing Consultant firms. So grab yourself your favorite coffee or espresso, and discover the story behind the Freedman & Associates Inc.


Tell Us A Little About the History of Freedman & Associates Inc.


Mary Ann started Freedman & Associates, a marketing and public relations firm, initially helping accountants and lawyers build their practices and their profiles.  Over the years we have learned that experience matters. We pride ourselves on long-standing relationships with our clients.  For more than 30 years we have built our reputation with proven results.  Our clients’ credibility is our top priority. From large to mid-sized organizations and professional firms, entrepreneurs, franchises, and artists, we partner with clients to develop and execute targeted strategies to help accelerate their opportunities and reach their relationship-building and profile building goals.




Mary Ann Freedman- Founder and Lead Marketer for Freedman & Associates Inc.



How important is it today to have a digital marketing presence?


It is of the utmost importance. From curating conversations with target audiences and influencers through various outlets including social media to ensuring continuity in messaging, having a digital marketing presence is essential to any company’s long term outlook.





Tell us a little about the team members of Freedman & Associates Inc. ?



Our team is comprised of senior-level specialists: marketing strategists, writers, media relations and social media experts, business and sponsor developers.  Our collaborative work approach gives clients access to our full roster of expertise to add to their internal resources and meet their needs, on time and on budget.  Leading our team are the following professionals.


  • Mary Ann Freedman provides top notch marketing strategy, client and media relationships.
  • Billy Hitzig is an experienced sales executive with exceptional creative and promotional capabilities.
  • Nancy Hitzig is an international fundraiser, marketer and performer with the capacity to engage new patrons and audiences who love music, dance and performing arts.
  • Adrian Rasiff brings a fresh perspective to our clients focusing on business development and public relations.




Billy Hitzig – Sponsorship Engagement & Promotions  for Freedman & Associates Inc.


Most importantly, what favourite style or type of coffee for the office?


An office staple! Dark roast, 2% milk.

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