Mark Gilman

Mark Gilman is the President and CEO of Pitchnoise Strategic Communications, a company he founded in 2006. Pitchnoise is a full-service communications and branding firm specializing in providing visibility, strategy and market differentiation for emerging and mid-size privately held businesses, non-profits and individual influencers as well as providing reputation management services.  

Mark began his career as a U.S. Navy Journalist serving on the aircraft carrier USS Ranger and Navy Air Squadron VP-31 at Moffett Field in Mountain View, CA.  Following his military service, he was an award-winning radio news director and newspaper reporter.

He has had more than 20 years of media experience including hosting talk shows and managing talk radio stations in Tucson, Washington D.C., Houston, Baltimore, Boston and Detroit.  He has also managed and programmed music formatted stations in Albuquerque and Austin, TX. During his years in Washington, he also served as a television Capitol Hill Bureau Chief and Pentagon reporter for the CBN News.

Mark managed global communications for nine industry teams at EDS as well as leading a large Southfield, MI law firm as its CMO.  He was also on the steering committee which launched the Detroit Area Legal Marketing Association chapter.

Mark and Pitchnoise specialize in managing communications strategy and marketing for professional services firms (Law, Accounting, Wealth Management) as well as tech and education.   

At Pitchnoise, he and his team have also worked with a wide variety of non-profits such as the American Lung Association, Easter Seals, Lighthouse of Oakland County, JVS, the Salvation Army, Dream Centers, Adult Well Being Services, Boy Scouts of America and Convoy of Hope. 

Mark has also donated his expertise as a board member for the Salvation Army for Eastern Michigan, Lansing, MI and Charlotte, NC, Community and Home Supports and Ice Dreams in Detroit. He has worked with and supported locally-based relief agencies and NGOs in Guatemala, Kenya, Romania, Ukraine, Bolivia and El Salvador and was a national radio spokesman for Compassion International.

Mark also founded the Junior A Hockey Team, the Motor City Hockey Club (MCHC) in Detroit, which plays in the Premier league of the USPHL, based in Boston.

Mark is a father of 3 boys and lives in the Detroit area.