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About us

Hagler and Associates

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Hagler & Associates is a marketing and sales firm that was founded in 2010. Since opening our doors, we have had the opportunity to help expand to a variety of locations such as Covington, KY; Baltimore, MD; and Northeast Ohio. We represent a wide range of clients ranging from home entertainment to wireless communications to renewable energy within local retail venues.

Our decade long retail partnerships allow our organization to manage our clients' marketing and sales efforts while providing a personal touch to consumer relations. What makes Hagler & Associates unique is having retail partnerships to allow our team members to utilize face to face interaction without doing the traditional door to door or business to business.

We take pride in developing our company and striving to grow both professionally and personally. We understand that in order to grow, all individuals at Hagler & Associates must continue to learn therefore networking and professional development opportunities are a top priority. We strive to provide a fun, family environment to foster positive learning experiences while also giving back to the local communities.

Hagler & Associates is a highly recognized company nationally and has a host of awards to back up our name varying from Consumer Electronics Partner of the Year, Bravo Award - Innovative Sales Techniques, Best Vendor of the Year, and Elite Partner of the Year. Our quality services have not gone unnoticed. We are excited to grow into more locations while continuing the build our clients' footprint.

Our Process

At Hagler and Associates we believe in 100% promotion from within meaning, everyone starts from the same spot. Each of our managers have been trained in all aspects of the company, creating a solid base and foundation for growth.

Marketing & Sales Representatives learn how to effectively execute an in-store marketing campaign for one of our Fortune 500 Clients. Individuals in this role are the first line of contact for new and existing customers. Responsibilities include mastering all product knowledge of the assigned client, manage customer service for current and new customers, and use face to face marketing efforts to maintain or exceed our clients' sales expectations.
Account Managers will be responsible for maintaining one client's in-store marketing campaigns. Account Managers are still responsible for the sales and marketing of our clients' services from our retail partners' locations. Account Managers responsibilities include maintaining consistency and compliance.
Trainers at Hagler & Associates begin to take more of a leadership position within our organization while still executing the sales and marketing of our clients' services. Responsibilities include training Marketing & Sales Representatives, aiding in evolving the training process, and potentially managing more than one clients' campaigns.
The Assistant Branch Manager’s responsibilities shift from in front to behind the scenes. The Assistant Branch Manager will start his/her training by learning how to do payroll, interview potential employees, as well as learn about the financial aspect of the business, including the company budget. The most important role of the Assistant Branch Manager is the planning of expansion.
Branch Managers operate a branch of Hagler & Associates and act as a liaison between the clients and retail partners by managing the territory. Branch Managers focus on developing the next leaders from within Hagler & Associates.

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Our History


Ahmad Hagler started in 2009 in Cleveland, OH in the entry level role of account representative. He spent the next 12 months learning the basic fundamentals in marketing, sales, customer service, and account management. Ahmad learned the product knowledge of our clients to effectively run the events and promotions in the retail locations. Once mastering the fundamentals, he spent an extra three months learning how to run an office effectively and various management techniques.


Ahmad expanded the company into the Cincinnati, OH in August of 2010. During 2010, Ahmad learned a lot about developing and managing teams. Over the next year, Ahmad expanded his expertise into human resources, recruiting, interviewing, team development, payroll management and professional mentoring. Hagler & Associates began to see growth into other cities near Cincinnati.


Fall of 2011, Ahmad brought his company back to Cleveland where he started. Hagler & Associates was starting to expand statewide and a little more into the North East United States. Hagler & Associates became more consistent in generating revenue for their home entertainment clients as well as utilizing management strategies for a more efficient work environment. Ahmad took home to the Consistency Manager of the Year award from Puerto Rico. Throughout the next two years in Cleveland, Ahmad would expand and divide the Cleveland market into two territories.


In 2013, Hagler & Associates expanded their location from Cleveland, OH to Columbia, MD. Hagler & Associates started working with several more retail partners. Through the expansion, the Hagler & Associates team learned new direct sales and marketing techniques to succeed in a newer territory. Ahmad and other members of management traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica and took home the award for President’s Club.


Hagler & Associates expanded into eight additional territories outside of the Columbia, MD area. It was a year of expansion with the administrative team almost doubling in size as well. The management team traveled to the Hard Rock Casino & Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Ahmad Hagler took home the award for Manager of the Year and the Talent Acquisitions Specialist Lindsey took home the award for National Administrator of the Year. In the fourth quarter, Hagler & Associates started test marketing for new clients in the wireless communications and home entertainment industries as well as gained another additional retail partner.


Ahmad and the management team traveled to the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas and earned the award for Manager of the Year again. Due to all the previous years of expansions and consistent success in these other markets, Ahmad was able to advance his role into a Regional Consultant position. Our home entertainment client awarded Ahmad a trip to attend the Super Bowl in Phoenix, AZ for all the consistent hard work and goals achieved.


Due to the consistent success of representing companies in the home entertainment industries and test market launches, Hagler & Associates gained a new client to represent in the renewable energy industry. Gaining this new client allowed for Hagler & Associates to widen their reach of people they can help in their markets and their home needs. Once again Ahmad was awarded a trip to the Superbowl in Santa Clara, CA for another great year of client representation. Ahmad also got the chance to see the Cleveland Indians play in the World Series which was a dream come true being a Cleveland native.


Hagler & Associates secured contractors with an additional company in the renewable energy industry further allowing the company to offer a variety of services to the local communities of their territories in the Northeastern United States. Ahmad Hagler spent much of the year learning how to meet the needs of many clients, the basic fundamentals of their services and continually hitting their revenue goals.


Hagler & Associates brought their headquarters office from Columbia, MD to Covington, KY. Due to the consistency Hagler & Associates had shown with their home entertainment and renewable energy clients, they gained additional clients to represent in the wireless communications industry.


The company expanded in additional three locations in Ohio & Pennsylvania.


Customer Acquisitions & Sales

We use our face to face advantage to build relationships with consumers to establish their needs and wants from our clients' services. This is a critical portion in the sales and marketing efforts of our team.

Customer Service

Marketing & Sales is more than just securing consumers for our clients. Providing quality customer service on behalf of our clients creates a relationship that lasts and assures that the consumer has made the right decision for their family.


Our approach from within large retail stores allows us to interact with consumers while they have the mindset to shop. Consumers already in the mood to shop directly aids in the effectiveness of maintaining our clients' expectations.

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Our Mission

Successful team members are the biggest asset to Hagler & Associates. We dedicate all of our resources to bring out the best in potentially while fostering strong relationships within our organization. We strive to provide a fun, fast-paced, family environment where every individual can feel comfortable to ask questions and grow their careers to hit personal and professional goals. Our focus is the development of our team. Hagler & Associates provides a place where team members can learn how to create financial stability for themselves while representing Fortune 500 companies.

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News & Events

Hagler & Associates Co-Sponsors the South Bronx Back-to-School Drive

date: August 19, 2019

Covington, KY - Hagler and Associates is extremely excited about the past Back-to-School drive that they co-sponsored in the Bronx.

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Hagler & Associates Welcomes Recent Grads

date: May 30, 2019

Covington, KY- Hagler & Associates are extremely proud of all the 2019 graduates from the surrounding colleges.

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Hagler & Associates Spends Time at Ronald McDonald House

date: April 19, 2019

Cincinnati, OH – On April 19 Hagler & Associates team members spent time at the Ronald McDonald House serving lunch.

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Five Things You Should Know About Ahmad Hagler

date: April 3, 2019

Covington, KY – Ahmad Hagler is a young entrepreneur that is taking on Greater Cincinnati region by storm. The ability to have unlimited growth is what has attracted him to marketing and sales.

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Hagler & Associates Newest Account Manager

date: February 18, 2019

North Canton, OH - Hagler & Associates is maintaining the consistency of growth throughout the first quarter with the recent promotion of Joshua Miller from Sales & Marketing Representative to Account Manager.

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Hagler & Associates Continues to Grow

date: February 6, 2019

North Canton, OH- Hagler and Associates continue to grow and promote from within. At the end of January Hagler and Associates promoted another Account Manager from the North Canton territory.

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Hagler & Associates Attend Leadership Development Conference

date: January 29, 2019

North Canton, OH- Hagler and Associates recently traveled to Chicago for a quarterly Leadership Development Conference.

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Hagler & Associates Kicks Off 2019 With Growth

date: January 15, 2019

Covington, KY - Hagler and Associates promote from within one of their newest team members Jamie Draud to Account Manager.

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Hagler and Associates 2019 Goals

date: January 3, 2019

North Canton, OH - In 2018 Hagler and Associates launched a new market in North Canton, OH. With goals of becoming the leading Marketing firm in the Greater Akron-Canton area, Hagler and Associates set 3 main goals and hit all before the end of 2018.

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Hagler & Associates Rising Star Jesstin Kiley

date: December 18, 2018

North Canton, OH - Hagler & Associates gives team members the opportunities to grow internally with hard work and dedication. Throughout 2018, Jesstin Kiley has been hitting the ground running and been able to grow rapidly

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Hagler & Associates Expands to Northeast Ohio

date: December 10, 2018

North Canton, OH- At the beginning of 2018 Hagler & Associates expanded into the Covington, KY area with one goals in mind: GROWTH! As the year progressed Hagler & Associates began to thrive in the area

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Hagler and Associates Expands into the Erie, PA Market

date: November 15, 2018

Covington, KY- In August of 2017 former sales representative Taylor Letts was interviewed by CEO Ahmad Hagler for an entry-level position.

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Hagler & Associates Welcomes New Talent Team Member Rochelle

date: November 8, 2018

Covington, KY- Hagler and Associates would like to congratulate Rochelle Lathan on her new role as a Talent Acquisition Specialist.

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Hagler & Associates Expansion

date: August 22, 2018

COVINGTON, KY – Ever since Ahmad Hagler formed Hagler and Associates in October of 2010, he had dreams and goals of expanding his company.

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Hagler & Associates Gains New Clients

date: August 15, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - Hagler and Associates is excited to announce they will be undertaking the mobility department within their retail partners' locations!

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Hagler & Associates Attends Leadership Development Conference

date: July 20, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - Hagler and Associates recently took a trip up to beautiful Chicago, Illinois for the company’s regional meeting.

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Hagler & Associates Team Night

date: June 29, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - “Everyone wants a friendly work environment and that is exactly what Hagler and Associates has created by providing an environment to socialize and constantly develop new skills.” says employee Taylor Letts.

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Hagler & Associates Volunteers

date: June 13, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - On Friday, June 8, 2018, Hagler and Associates employees volunteered at High Achievers Camp.

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Hagler & Associates Volunteers with Mary Rose Missions

date: March 27, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - Hagler and Associates employee, Christopher Reynolds, volunteered Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mary Rose Missions.

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Recent Promotions at Hagler & Associates

date: March 21, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - Hagler and Associates has recently promoted Dustin May and Emily Osborne to the role of Account Manager due to their hard work and dedication.

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Hagler & Associates Spends Time with Crayons to Computers

date: March 2, 2018

COVINGTON, KY - Ohio-based marketing firm, Hagler and Associates, volunteered Wednesday February 28, 2018, at Crayons to Computers.

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Hagler and Associates Booming in Cincinnati Location

date: February 2, 2018

Cincinnati, Ohio-Hagler and Associates recently expanded into the Cincinnati market and has already seen much success in growing people's careers, as well as expanding into unchartered territories.

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Hagler and Associates Sets Sights on Covington Market

date: January 25, 2018

Covington, KY-Four years ago, Hagler and Associates, a marketing firm located in Columbia, MD, firmly planted its feet in the Baltimore market, excited about new beginnings and new opportunities.

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Meet Lauren Cooper

date: April 17th, 2017

Lauren Cooper, a full-time student at Towson University, also doubles as an Account Trainer at Hagler and Associates. Cooper started working for Hagler and Associates just shy

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Hagler & Associates - Entry Level Opportunity

date: February 24th, 2017

Hagler & Associates offers an extraordinary opportunity for entry level professionals looking to gain the skills needed for a successful career within the business marketing industry.

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Hagler and Associates Ends 2016 on a High Note, Looking Forward to Bringing in the New Year

date: December 27th, 2016

Columbia, MD---As 2016 comes to a close, now is the time to reflect on all of 2016’s accomplishments as well as think about goals for 2017.

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Meet Helman Gomez

date: December 30th, 2016

“I’m not the biggest fan of studying, but I’m a pretty big fan of growth and I know the only way of achieving growth is through studying.” Meet Helman Gomez, a newly promoted Training Manager at Hagler and Associates. Originally from Colombia, South America, Gomez came to the U.S...

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Giving on Thanksgiving!

date: December 2nd, 2016

One thing the holidays reminds all of us at Hagler and Associates of is just how fortunate many of us are, and how we can sometimes take the little things for granted. It's for this reason, Hagler and Associates wanted to give back this season to those in need.

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Grand Opening of Hagler and Associates

date: October 12th, 2016

Columbia, MD---Ahmad Hagler, owner of the former company Global Vision Group, partners up with Shomari Smith to form Hagler and Associates. The grand opening serves as a merger from his prior business to the new company Hagler and Associates.

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Feed The People

In October 2016, during the Cleveland Indians playoff run, the guys and gals of Feed the People hit the streets of downtown Cleveland to hand out food to the homeless, the hungry, or anyone wanting a bite to eat. Future cities include Washington D.C., Houston, and Chicago.

Goodwill Industries International

Hagler & Associates team members quarterly give back to their local Goodwill Industries. Providing various home and personal items allow for team members to give back to the local community members that may be in need of such items.

Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Hagler & Associates spends time periodically feeding the less fortunate at Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. We understand that not everyone has the opportunity to have a hot meal daily and feel it is humbling to be able to help those locally receive a hot meal.

House of Change

House of Change is a Behavioral Health Center that helps local community members to get back on their feet coming from a variety of situations. Hagler & Associates has spent time here donating various canned goods to individuals.

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House is a great nationwide charity that strives to keep families together while their children are going through various illnesses. The Ronald McDonald House provides different resources and housing to the families. Hagler & Associates has organized various breakfasts for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.

A Wider Circle

Hagler & Associates helped organize within the warehouse for families who aren't as fortunate to buy their own materials necessary for their homes (furniture, dishes, towels, books, etc) or even clothes (casual and business). One thing they preach here is restoring dignity to these families and that can first be done by providing people with a dresser. They start with giving them a dresser because that allows them to physically get off the floor (everything is done on the floor-sleeping, eating, etc) so that they can feel like a human being again.

Mary Rose Missions

Mary Rose Missions is another local organization that provides hot meals to local community members that may not be fortunate enough to always have one. Hagler & Associates has volunteered for various shifts to help feed local community members.

The Neighbor Network

Hagler & Associates bought traditional Thanksgiving food and stuffed Thanksgiving baskets for less fortunate families (2 different families) so they could cook their own families Thanksgiving dinner. We also "adopted" a family during Christmas by buying gifts for each member of the family (in this case we bought gifts for a grandmother and her 5 grandchildren). We delivered the baskets to each of the families as well as the toys to the family we adopted.

Crayons to Computers

Crayons to Computers is an organization that focuses on the local youth and providing them with different resources to help them academically and educationally. Hagler & Associates has spent time organizing their supplies to help with the process of getting different tools to the children.

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is a national organization that promotes various solutions and resources to all individuals falling on the spectrum through advocacy and support. Hagler & Associates has had individuals sit on the board of Autism Speaks to help organize local walks, raised money by participating in the walks, and attending various panels to speak on the Autism Speaks organization.

High Achievers

High Achievers is an organization dedicated to helping minority children locally who may be falling behind academically. Hagler & Associates has spent time reading and doing math problems with the children.

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3508 Edwards Road Suite 550
Cincinnati, OH 45209