About Us

Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, Media Direct was founded in 2005 by Larry Schulz and Robert Rongo. Our diverse skillsets have proven to be the perfect blend of forward thinking and hands-on industry experience to create successful, cost efficient marketing campaigns for our clients.

We work with both large and small clients. We strive to exceed your expectations and build our client relationships into long term partnerships!

We have worked with Media Direct since the launch of the iHome brand.  Our longstanding strategic partnership with them is based on their professionalism, extremely competitive rates, and their attention to detail.  Regardless of the medium, they negotiate the best rates and always recommend highly effective media solutions.

                                                                                                                - Evan Stein, Vice President of Marketing

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Larry Schulz, CEO and Co-Founder of Media Direct, has over 20 years of experience in brand and direct response advertising. He served as Direct Sales Manager at Thomson Consumer Electronics (RCA), VP Merchandising at TechnoBrands (National Direct Marketer), and launched Media Direct in 2005. While at TechnoBrands, Larry was an instrumental member of the corporate team that grew the business to over 250 employees and $70M+ in annual sales advertising innovative gadgets and health & wellness products.  

Phone: 317-582-0326

E-mail: lschulz@mediadirectinc.com

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Larry Schulz
CEO and Co-Founder of Media Direct

Robert Rongo, CFO and Co-Founder of Media Direct, is a certified public accountant by trade. Robert brings a unique financial perspective to the investment decisions made on behalf of our clients. His 20+ years in the media buying industry include 13 years as CFO at two major ad agencies in New York City. His prior experience includes 10 years at the Colgate Palmolive Company where he began conducting audits worldwide and later served as Divisional Controller of Worldwide Personal Care Products. 

Phone: 561-899-3373

E-mail: rrongo@mediadirectinc.com

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Robert Rongo
CFO and Co-Founder of Media Direct