Love Malone


The Group Agency Founder & CEo

Love is dedicated to disrupting the creative industry through innovation and technology as CEO and founder of THE GROUP. Love believes that diverse teams are key to long-term brand success and created the gradient technology with that in mind.  

Prior to starting The Group, Love was an award-winning advertising, marketing and sales executive with experience at companies including Ogilvy & Mather and BBDO Worldwide, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck. She worked with global companies in creating advertising content and brand sponsorships for companies including Merck, Pinnacle Foods, Janson, Universal Pictures, BlackRock and Genentech.

Love earned her Bachelor of Science in Education with minors in History and Physics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and holds a certificate from the Center for Excellence in Advertising from Howard University. She is currently a candidate for a Master's Degree in Management from Harvard University. Love serves as an official member of the FORBES Agency Council, the Board of Directors for Nourish Me and the 4A’s HS Steering committee.