Establishing Brands. Delivering Results.

A full service digital and creative agency in Chicago.

Who We Are?

Unlike other Chicago agencies, we like to think of ourselves as a one stop shop when it comes to digital marketing. We offer everything you could need to maximize brand exposure, promote HD social media content, and grow your online presence.

Whether that means building your website, getting your brand off the ground, designing your logo, or taking a full video shoot of your business and staff, we’ve got it covered.

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What People Say About Us

By far the best team I've ever worked with. They truly understood the look I was going for and completely nailed it! I would highly recommend them as a company, you simply just won't find any better team!

Meet Our Unique Team

Leo Vega


Leo Vega is a serial Entrepreneur, founder of multiple business ventures in Chicago. He is known as a creative outside the box thinker with a strong marketing intellect. He is experienced in strategically building brands and businesses across a large variety of industries.

As a passionate leader and seasoned professional with years of experience developing startups, Leo believes in turning ideas into reality and has a proven entrepreneurial track record of building multiple brands.

His specific focus is in the digital marketing arena. He is the founder and CEO of Status Group Marketing, a local integrated marketing company based out of Chicago specializing in branding, digital marketing, luxury events, and social media communications. Currently, his team is focused on developing unique digital marketing services related to the hospitality and real estate industries.

Jacob Friedman

Marketing Strategist

As a digital marketing strategist, Jacob focuses on paid social media advertising, e-commerce development, social media management, and landing page optimization for our clients and internally at Status Group.

With a background working in various marketing roles for several Chicago startups, he brings his unique entrepreneurial perspective and digital marketing skills to the table.

Outside of work Jacob enjoys traveling, developing Shopify stores, networking with local entrepreneurs, and is in search of the best rooftop view in Chicago.

Ankit Patel

Creative Director

As Creative Director, Ankit Patel is responsible for all of our clients HD video & photo content as well as internal media for Status Group. He works hand in hand with clients to develop the look and feel of their brand so it can be best conveyed through creative content.

From the first video concept to shooting, editing, and promotion, Ankit works closely with each client to make sure their goals are accomplished from start to finish.

In his spare time, Ankit enjoys spending time with his family, traveling the country for various video projects, and endlessly searching for the best burger in Chicago.

Damian Chlanda

Senior Designer

As Senior Designer, Damian has a vast collection of experience with logo creation, web design, and graphic design, as well as SEO, SEM, and technical website improvements.

Previously working with clients in a large variety of industries allows him to add unique value to any company he is working with. Damian works tirelessly with each client individually to match his design with their unique business needs.

Outside of work, Damian is an avid cyclist, health enthusiast, and owns his own cycling brand Cyklopedia

Celina Xu

Graphic Designer

As a Graphic Designer, Celina is responsible for creating all social media graphics and graphic design related projects for both our clients and internal marketing.

In addition to social media graphics, Celina designs custom business cards, print flyers, restaurant menu designs, and website design improvements.

Celina studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a focus in graphic design and industrial design. Outside of work she enjoys traveling in Asia and is currently in the running for Miss Chinese Chicago 2019.

Kate Orlovsky

Marketing Coordinator

As marketing coordinator, Kate is responsible for scheduling creative content for both our clients and internal marketing while communicating directly with clients to meet their needs from start to finish.

Additionally, Kate acts as a copywriter for client posts, website text, and video text, to ensure brand messaging is consistent and informative throughout.

Kate is a recent graduate from Clemson University in South Carolina with a major in honors communications and a minor in Spanish. She enjoys traveling the world and has studied abroad in Barcelona Spain, Florence Italy, and London.


Marketing Manager

Experienced Marketing Manager with 10+ years of experience in digital marketing and effective campaign management within a fast-paced environment. Specializing in, Email Marketing, Content Marketing, and Social Media. Driven and results-oriented, with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Specialties: Branding, Photography, Social Media & Digital Marketing, Photoshop, Promotions, and Content Marketing.


Creative Director

Owner and Marketing Director of Alchemy/Chicago art & media studio.
Producer, Director & Editor of 'Dist-Inked' TV show pilot.
Over 10 years of creative video production, post production & photography.
Nine years customer support and IT support for PC & Mac.I've always loved sharing my perspective through images and edits. I specialize in promotional and creative video for web and narrative film production.
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The Status Group

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Suite 1212
Chicago, IL 60654