Maelstrom Marketing is a boutique firm that develops and implements innovative marketing strategies.  The core of our business focuses on bringing clients more leads, increased sales and greater profitability.

Working with Maelstrom, you get both the individualized approach and an army of talent. Our clients benefit from Maelstrom’s vetted, proven strategic partners. From old-school promotions to marketing automation, from branding to Search Engine Optimization, AdWords, and CRM, we’ve got you covered.

Maelstrom is led by Rafael Mael, a marketing strategist with a gift for simplifying the complex. Over the course of his career, he’s accumulated some impressive marketing accomplishments, including:

  • Online retail – 100% lift in sales
  • Association event promotion – 300% growth in results
  • Construction – 600% jump in trade show leads

Rafael Mael is also an accomplished professional speaker. His presentation style has been described as “magnetic,” but the most sincere compliment is a repeat hire — which is why Rafael has been booked again and again for trade shows and conferences.

Rafael holds a Marketing MBA from Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ner Israel. He lives in Baltimore, and is an avid runner.