Maureen Paulsen


Maureen brings more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience to her role, where she develops brand strategies and communications programs for a diverse group of clients. She specializes in creating innovative marketing and advertising campaign concepts. In 2011, she received a Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications. Prior to joining MPD Ventures, Maureen worked as the marketing communications manager for one of the largest law firms in Texas, where she led a major rebranding initiative. Her past experience includes freelance writing and project management for a Boston-based energy services provider.

Maureen is a longtime volunteer for Dallas nonprofit agency Attitudes & Attire and a past president of the organization’s board of directors. She earned her undergraduate degree in English and art history at Wellesley College. Outside of work Maureen cherishes being with her two young children and her husband, Ben.


My Strengths

From Gallup CliftonStrengths

1. Ideation
2. Developer
3. Positivity
4. Intellection
5. Input


What Drives Me Crazy

Boring Language

I can’t stand generic, watered-down marketing language. Our clients do amazing and interesting work worthy of content that makes people sit up and take notice.


What I Love

Sweet Creative Ideas

I love coming up with short and sweet creative ideas--taglines, ad concepts, product names, etc. A few well-chosen words can make a huge impact!


A Fun Fact About Me


I wore the same (unwashed) Red Sox shirt throughout the 2004 World Series because I believed it would help them win.