Founder and COO of M2P Marketing, has been successfully leading and directing teams in the mobile and advertising industry for more than 25 years. He helped launch Telego while with GTE Mobilenet, now known as Verizon Wireless. This concept became a catalyst to the idea of using a mobile phone as a landline. Following his tenure at GTE, he was hired as the second marketing employee for VoiceStream, now known as T-Mobile to lead business development and marketing. His entrepreneurial foresight and financial intelligence led him to start his own Verizon Master Agency in 1996. He grew the company to over 6 million in revenue before selling it to begin Mobile Marketing LLC in 2005. In 2014 Mobile Marketing was re-branded as M2P Marketing to reflect change in digital advertising.
He holds a BS in Business Administration and International Business from Portland State University and is an active member of the Asian community. Additionally, he has served many years as President of the Portland Chinese Golf Club.
Larry is responsible for shaping corporate strategy, technology advancements, and optimizing business relationships. Always competitive and focused, you can find him most weekend afternoons at his favorite golf course or tennis court.
Joshua Klein is our Director of Development at M2P Marketing and has been with the company for over 7 years. By valuing relationship and a “produce results” mentality he has built and maintains a core of loyal digital advertising clients at M2P. Central in developing the Fox 12 Daily Deals program as well; he continues to train and manage the staff for that program. Sales, project and team management, event coordination, traditional and digital media buying, digital strategy development and execution are a hand full of the operations Joshua covers at M2P Marketing.
Graduating Cum Laude with a degree in Marketing and International Business from Portland State University, Joshua then traveled to South Korea spending a year teaching English abroad. His personal and professional experience, give him a unique insight to recognizing trends and opportunities of growth for M2P Marketing and its clients.
Married to Larisa Klein, they’re “endless honeymoon” phase doesn’t look to be letting up anytime soon. Born and raised in Portland but well-traveled according to his passport. Personal relationship with God, healthy habits, singing & art, travel adventures, Portland Timbers Soccer and hanging with good friends make the list of priorities for Joshua.
As the VP of Client Services, Kevin manages the programmatic division of M2P Marketing. Kevin is a huge basketball fan. When he’s not in the office, you might find him rooting on the Trail Blazers or Iowa State Cyclones, kayaking the Washougal, playing double-bogey golf, or visiting his family in Minnesota. Kevin brings a knowledge of marketing that comes from his B.A. in Advertising at Iowa State, his experience in broadcasting media, and his consumption of marketing books and blogs.
With his background in marketing & design, Nick Byrne provides unique and exciting design elements for our digital team. A graduate from Oregon State University with a focus in marketing management, his passion for design, advertising & marketing on digital platforms offers creative and fresh perspectives.
As Director of Marketing Automation and Design, Nick is responsible for implementing and optimizing marketing automation & programmatic marketing campaigns; as well as executing design campaigns, and creating ads over multiple platforms.
When Nick’s not designing innovative marketing campaigns & creative design solutions for clients you’ll find him spending time with his new wife KJ and dog Moxen. You may also find him on the golf course, basketball court, or spending his time painting and working on a multitude of creative projects.
Gayla is the sales engine that drives our partnership with Fox Daily Deals. As a mother of 4 and grandmother of 3, Gayla brings 25 years of sales and customer service experience to our sales staff.
As a relationship manager and sales professional, Gayla is expert at connecting our clients with their clients through our daily deal platform.
Francine Raften is a Marketing & Public Relations Executive with expertise in multi-platform media relations, video production, social media, company or product launch strategy and execution, brand development and enhancement. She also brings with her three decades of experience in radio and television, in front of and behind the camera and the microphone.
When it comes to media relations, it’s an axiom that in real estate, it’s all about location. It’s also an axiom that successful media results come from knowing what the media responds to and how to present it. Add strong relationships that deliver, and you have Francine Raften.