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Peter Cosyns

Senior Partner


Peter is a Senior Partner and founding member of NorthStar Strategies. He combines the skills of a creative media strategist and creative writer. He understands and guides media and production. Having run his own company for over ten years, he knows what it takes to be in control of one’s own destiny.

After serving in the U.S. Army, Peter began his professional life as an account man in the advertising world of Chicago agencies which included Tatham, Laird & Kudner; Post Keyes Gardner, N. W. Ayer and Leo Burnett. That led Peter to the media industry where he practiced print advertising sales with national magazines including Road & Track, Venture, Vanity Fair, and U. S. News & World Report. He then joined an investor group which launched Chicago Times Magazine. That ultimately led him to start his own media sales rep business. Clients included airline in-flight magazines, RxRemedy Magazine, Brill’s Content and Cachet Magazine.

Peter attended Denison University for three years and graduated from North Central College with a BA in Liberal Arts.

Smart Words

"In marketing you must choose between boredom, shouting and seduction.  Which do you want?" 

Roy H. Williams