Our Leadership Team

PRESIDENT

Jim Walrod

Jim Walrod founded Front Door Marketing in 2020 after working in the promotional products industry for fifteen years. He thrives on building relationships with clients and helping businesses drive loyalty among their customers and employees.

Before launching FDM, Jim was National Accounts Team Leader for The Image Group, one of the country’s largest privately held promotional product companies. In 2011, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) honored him with its annual Rising Star Award, presented to individuals expected to transform the industry in positive ways.

An active contributor to his community, Jim currently serves on the board Lucas County Children Services. His past board involvement includes Leadership Toledo (2011 Board Chair), EPIC Toledo (2010 Board Chair), United Way of Greater Toledo, Toledo Clinic Foundation, and Regional Growth Partnership.

Jim has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Siena Heights University and graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School. He lives in Sylvania with his wife, Erin, daughters Charlotte and Vivienne, and walking buddy Marley.

PRESIDENT

Jim Walrod

Jim Walrod founded Front Door Marketing in 2020 after working in the promotional products industry for fifteen years. He thrives on building relationships with clients and helping businesses drive loyalty among their customers and employees.

Before launching FDM, Jim was National Accounts Team Leader for one of the country’s largest privately held promotional product companies. In 2011, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) honored him with its annual Rising Star Award, presented to individuals expected to transform the industry in positive ways.

An active contributor to his community, Jim currently serves on the board Lucas County Children Services. His past board involvement includes Leadership Toledo (2011 Board Chair), EPIC Toledo (2010 Board Chair), United Way of Greater Toledo, Toledo Clinic Foundation, and Regional Growth Partnership.

Jim has a Bachelor in Business Administration from Siena Heights University and graduated from St. Francis de Sales High School. He lives in Sylvania with his wife, Erin, daughters Charlotte and Vivienne, and walking buddy Marley.

VICE PRESIDENT | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Troy Hill

Troy Hill leads Front Door Marketing’s new sales efforts and helps develop customer branding strategies. He applies his entrepreneurial spirit to finding innovative ways to expand our company.

Troy’s previous work history includes five years managing the sales team for a prominent promotional products distributor. Before joining FDM, he was the sales director for a leading medical device company.

Troy has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University as well as undergraduate degrees from the University of Toledo and Owens Community College. He has served as Board President for Leadership Toledo, as a member of the Lourdes University Marketing Committee, and as a member of the Toledo Area Small Business Association board of directors.

Troy lives in Sylvania with his wife, Julie, and their three children, Charlie and twins Luke and Kate. They also have an English Cream Golden Retriever named Annie.

VICE PRESIDENT | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Troy Hill

Troy Hill leads Front Door Marketing’s new sales efforts and helps develop customer branding strategies. He applies his entrepreneurial spirit to finding innovative ways to expand our company.

Troy’s previous work history includes five years working as director of sales at The Image Group. Before joining FDM, he was Director of US, International, and Radiation Therapy Sales at Bionix.

Troy has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University as well as undergraduate degrees from the University of Toledo and Owens Community College. He has served as Board President for Leadership Toledo, as a member of the Lourdes University Marketing Committee, and as a member of the Toledo Area Small Business Association board of directors.

Troy lives in Sylvania with his wife, Julie, and their three children, Charlie and twins Luke and Kate. They also have an English Cream Golden Retriever named Annie.