COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2014) - Rauxa, an independent, full-service marketing agency, today announced the appointment of Sean McCarthy as Vice President, Managing Director of its growing Chicago practice. This strategic hire signals the agency's ongoing commitment to deliver best-in-class marketing leadership as it continues expanding its footprint coast to coast, along with its portfolio of clients and services.

McCarthy, who has more than 20 years of international integrated marketing expertise, will oversee Rauxa's existing accounts in the Midwest -- providing strategic insights and driving creative excellence. He will also direct business development, guiding the agency's continued growth in the region. Recent successes have included client wins like multinational Donaldson Filtration Solutions and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, as well as an expanded scope for long-standing client Verizon Wireless.

"Sean's rare and proven combination of experience and expertise -- ranging from global brand strategy, to traditional and digital communications, to back-end systems implementations -- affords him a unique perspective to help our clients accelerate and achieve their goals in a channel-agnostic and consumer-centric manner," said Gina Alshuler, Rauxa President. "Sean's a dedicated partner whose collaborative approach inspires his teams to continually deliver trailblazing work and exceed client expectations."

Prior to joining Rauxa, McCarthy established and broadly expanded the Chicago offices of two agencies, R/GA and Resource/Ammirati. He has also worked for industry leaders FCB in London and JWT, and his B2C and B2B experience includes overseeing the growth and expansion efforts of Capital One, SC Johnson, AT&T, Kraft Foods, Oscar Mayer, Kohl's, Grey Goose, and Gillette. Besides driving significant business results, McCarthy has won numerous industry awards, including a Gold Effie for Dow Chemical.

About Rauxa
Rauxa is an independent marketing agency with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Orange County, and San Francisco. Founded in 1999, Rauxa uses marketing and technology to drive results for brands, combining the very best in brand marketing, content management and experience platforms, content marketing, customer relationship management, data strategy and analytics, direct response, media, mobile, strategic planning, and website design and development. Rauxa is a certified woman-owned business. For more information, visit

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