Our leadership empowers us.

Our passion is helping people achieve their goals.
Our leadership empowers us to make a difference.


Meet the team that’s leading the charge, guiding Maritz Motivation Solutions
to achieve outstanding results for our Fortune 500 clients.

John McArthur

President, Maritz Motivation Solutions

BIO

As president, John is responsible for the strategic direction and management of Maritz Motivation Solutions. John has over 20 years of experience in the marketing services arena. He holds a law degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and serves as a board member for several Maritz entities and partnerships.

John McArthur

President, Maritz Motivation Solutions

Karen Korn

Senior Vice President, Finance and Shared Services

BIO

Karen oversees Maritz Motivation Solutions’ financial planning, accounting, pricing, contracts and procurement functions as well as the human resources and brand communications functions. She has over 25 years of experience in both public and private companies in the areas of finance, strategy, sales support and brand communications. Karen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.

Karen Korn

Senior Vice President, Finance and Shared Services

Bryan Phillips

Senior Vice President/CIO

BIO

Bryan manages the strategic technical direction and execution for Maritz Motivation Solutions. He leads MMS’s innovation/IT strategy, and led the launch of a state-of-the-art rewards platform, employee SaaS based motivation solution, individual travel solution and a communication life-cycle engine. Prior to Maritz, Bryan was an executive at Anheuser-Busch Inbev. He holds a BS degree from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from Maryville University.

Bryan Phillips

Senior Vice President/CIO

Terry Erwin

Vice President, Automotive Account Group Leader

BIO

Terry oversees the automotive business at Maritz and is responsible for sales across Maritz Motivation Solutions, Maritz Global Events and Maritz Channel Services. His teams provide marketing services, performance improvement solutions, meetings, events and incentive travel programs for the world’s leading automotive manufacturers. He is a graduate of Denison University, and began his career with Maritz in 1994.

Terry Erwin

Vice President, Automotive Account Group Leader

Dave Mulkey

Senior Vice President, Sales

BIO

Dave manages the sales team within Maritz Motivation Solutions. Dave has over 20 years of leadership experience within the marketing services industry, helping companies successfully develop and accomplish their customer experience strategies. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.

Dave Mulkey

Senior Vice President, Sales

Mark Barbee

Senior Vice President, Rewards and Fulfillment

BIO

Mark leads the Rewards and Fulfillment strategy and teams delivering Maritz Motivation’s comprehensive awards portfolio which includes Merchandise, Card products, Gift Cards, Experiential awards as well as an individual on line and off line travel award team. His experience with Channel incentives, Employee Engagement and Customer loyalty spans more than 25 years and includes work with multiple Fortune 100 companies. He served on Industry Boards and as President and Executive Vice President of Recognition Professionals International (RPI).

Mark Barbee

Senior Vice President, Rewards and Fulfillment

Glenn Darlington

Senior Vice President/General Manager, The Reward Studio

BIO

Glenn leads The Reward Studio, a subsidiary of Maritz Motivation Solutions that provides rewards solutions to both direct clients and resellers. Glenn has over 30 years of experience helping organizations improve the performance of the people that impact their business goals. He has a business degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia and is a member of the Incentive Research Foundation and Recognition Professionals International.

Glenn Darlington

Senior Vice President/General Manager, The Reward Studio

Paula Godar

Vice President, Client Services

BIO

Paula and her team ensure the programs MMS designs and operates achieve positive results for the clients and their participants. Paula has over 25 years of experience in reward and recognition design and operations. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Louis University and master’s in marketing from Webster University. She is a certified master designer, certified recognition professional, and certified professional of incentive management.

Paula Godar

Vice President, Client Services

Brendan Sullivan

Director of Strategy, Innovation and Partnership

BIO

Brendan manages the strategy, innovation process and management of strategic partnerships for Maritz Motivation Solutions. He has more than 20 years of software product development experience in the marketing, publishing, defense and automotive industries. Brendan earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia, his MBA from Webster University, and he serves as a board member for the St. Louis Product Management Group.

Brendan Sullivan

Director of Strategy, Innovation and Partnership

Wendy McDaniel

General Manager, Quality Reward Travel

BIO

Wendy leads the Quality Reward Travel division of Maritz Motivation Solutions. She and her team provide full service travel industry expertise in support of incentive and loyalty reward programs. Wendy has over 25 years of experience serving Fortune 100 companies in Finance, Hospitality, Auto, Tech and Healthcare. She is a graduate of Associated School of Travel, and has served as a board member on the sales support advisory council for a major U.S. based airline.

Wendy McDaniel

General Manager, Quality Reward Travel

“What really sets us apart is our team. I’m surrounded by people who are dedicated, collaborative, fun, and who share my passion for making something extraordinary out of the ordinary.”

— Paula Godar, Vice President, Program Effectiveness

Join our award-winning team.

Helping people achieve their goals is no easy task. But by joining the Maritz Motivation Solutions team, you’ll make a difference not only in the lives of our clients and their program participants, but in your own life as well.

At Maritz Motivation Solutions, you’ll grow personally and professionally through our many development opportunities. Experience a fun, exciting and collaborative work environment that celebrates success and pushes you to be your best self.

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