Who We Are

Marketing & Business Integration, LLC (MBI) is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions, and Staffing company. Since 2002, MBI has grown to become one of the area’s comprehensive providers of Consulting Services.

MBI Management Team

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MICHAEL MAUPIN, Founder and CEO

Michael Maupin is the founder and CEO of Marketing and Business Integration (MBI). Michael has over 20 years of sales experience in the Information Systems Industry. Michael started his career at IBM as a sales representative. Later he served as a Business Unit Executive responsible for a $300 million sales organization. His team covered Vanguard, Capital One, AOL and several other large IBM customers in the Mid Atlantic region. In 2001, Maupin's team closed a $1.2 billion outsourcing contract with Nextel. He published “The Billion Dollar Deal”, his book detailing the sales techniques used on the Nextel and other large deals. In 2002, Maupin started MBI as a reseller of IT products. He has continued to grow MBI by adding Staffing, Business Development, and other consulting services. In 2008, Michael added MBI Fuels as a wholly owned subsidiary to provide energy services to Federal, State and local governments. Michael holds a BS degree in Marketing with a minor in Small Business from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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KEN PRICE, Vice President for Operations

 Ken has been involved in the IT service industry since 1980, and in IT Staffing services specifically since 2000. In 1987 he co-founded a start-up, Black Oak Technology Solutions, which grew into a regionally well-known IBM Business Partner providing hardware and services in the Mid-Atlantic region. After the successful sale of Black Oak to Distributed Systems Services he was instrumental in developing and growing DSS’ Staffing practice. Ken is responsible for working with Mike Maupin in growth planning, accounting, and to solidify processes in sourcing and hiring in MBI Staffing practice. Ken received his BS in Accounting from Goldey-Beacom College, and earned an MBA from Widener University. 

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CHUCK CARLIN - Director of Business Development  


A 25+ year sales and business development professional, Chuck has helped clients both large and small in a number of different markets. Having held positions in the largest of multinational corporations like Microsoft and the smallest of bootstrapped start-ups, Chuck has deep knowledge of businesses and how successful companies get projects done. Through his success in hardware sales to enterprise-wide COTS application software (CRM, ERP, Financials and Human Resources) to custom-built point solutions (using .NET, Dynamics, Java, Python, etc.), to the cloud (Azure, AWS), Chuck understands the strategic importance of the right talent and best technologies to exceed expectations. Chuck is a proud graduate of the University of Delaware where he earned a BA in English with a concentration in Technical Writing.