MBI, LLC is an award winning creative services agency founded by Russell McClinton and Darren McLaurin and is the offspring of McLaurin & Banks Industries started in 2003. Focused on addressing the design and internet advertising needs of all types of businesses and based in Birmingham, Alabama, upon its conception the studio quickly developed a varied and active local and regional client list, including the city of Birmingham, the Florida Lottery, McWane Inc. and just everyday people with great ideas. In 2007, the company was acquired by Digital Arts Inc. which augmented the capabilities of MBI tenfold. MBI is currently working its magic in the Woodlawn business district.
Our Approach - Laugh all day, work all night! Just kidding... (kinda not) We take a serious yet fun approach with every project we do. Because of our love of technology we stay on top of the trends in web design and internet marketing. Due to this, we are able to incorporate the latest technologies into your project all the while making it simple and straight to the point.
MBI, LLC will always adhere to the following principles:
- Our client's needs always come first.
- Approach each project as if it was our first.
- Work hard to understand our client's business in order to present them with a one of kind product.
- Always operate with honesty and integrity.
President / CEO
Russ is known to be the idea man and most likely when a new idea flows down the pipe at MBI it originates with him. Russ is very passionate about connecting, encouraging and mentoring people. It's a good chance that you wont actually see Russ except for maybe a glimpse of his back because he is always on the move. Russ is the resident conceptualization guru with a B.S in Computer Science.
Vice President / CTO
Darren Loves web development, designing and just plain ol' figuring things out. Want to find out the best way to setup your business? Darren knows that too. Darren is the resident technical guru with a B.S degree in Electrical Engineering.
Business Manager Extraordinaire
Stephanie is the gate keeper of all gate keepers. She is the definition of the term "the buck stops here" But let's be clear ... in a good way. Because of her meticulous attention to detail and fact finding team MBI is never out of step. Stephanie is the backbone of MBI and possesses a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.