Pat Mercuri Nominated for OCBJ’s Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards for Four Years in a Row


Founder of Managed Direct Response Nominated for Entrepreneur Award

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pat Mercuri, President and Founder of Managed Direct Response has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal for its Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards. This is the 17th year of the awards and this is the 4thtime that Pat Mercuri has been nominated.

The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program is designed to recognize individuals who exemplify the American entrepreneurial spirit – individuals who, by their creativity and determination, have established and nurtured successful business ventures. The Award recognizes business leaders who have distinguished themselves by their foresight, determination and accomplishments.

“It is very flattering and humbling to be nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s Entrepreneur Awards for the 4th time. I am glad to be included among Orange County’s great community of entrepreneurs who make the County such a hotbed of entrepreneurship,” said Pat Mercuri.

For the last 20 years Pat Mercuri has grown Managed Direct Response into one of Orange County’s premier direct marketing firms. Managed Direct Response has extensive expertise in three verticals: Automotive, Mortgage and Solar. Their experience in marketing covers over two decades of continuously testing, adapting and discovering new digital marketing techniques that drives their clients’ businesses.

The company recently acquired a larger printing facility in the Inland Empire due to its continuing growth. This allows the company to provide a fully integrated solution for its clients along with cost savings and shortened response times.

Pat Mercuri is a direct marketing industry veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. During his career he has mailed over a billion direct mail pieces. Pat is recognized as a leader and innovator in the lead generation industry in Orange County.


Meet Pat Mercuri of Managed Direct Response in Orange County


Today we’d like to introduce you to Pat Mercuri.

Pat, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
Managed Direct Response started in 2010. With hard work, working ethically and doing the right thing for each company MDR has grown to the company it is today. We have had consistent growth. We never wanted to be the biggest…only the best. By treating our customers with the respect and dignity they deserve. We love to create remarkable experiences… every customer, every time.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
It has been a smooth road, we have had consistent growth and tripled in size.

Managed Direct Response – what should we know? What do you guys do best? What sets you apart from the competition?
We offer your enterprise a multi-channel solution between direct mail services and digital marketing solutions. Using proprietary tools, we highly target the right audience – and, we offer the best performance metrics possible to greatly improve the predictability of your marketing efforts.

Mortgage marketing, Automotive Marketing, Solar Marketing, Personal Loan Marketing, Retail Marketing and more

What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?
Nominated Entrepreneur of the year 2015-2016-2017 and now 2018.