Gordon Hochhalter, Mobium Group
What: Managing partner
Where: Mobium Group, Chicago
Why: Hochhalter led Mobium's significant growth in 2007. The agency increased its revenue 48% over the previous year, doubled its client base and expanded its services with the addition of a TV production service. It created award-winning campaigns for such clients as Pitney Bowes MapInfo, Time Warner Cable Business Class and the University of Illinois Foundation. The Business Marketing Association this year named Mobium the Creative Team of the Year.