About Us

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In the Business of Growing Yours

For over 25 years, MHS has been one of the nation’s leading licensing and consulting agencies. We specialize in representing popular artists and advising manufacturers in the search, evaluation and acquisition of new properties and personalities.

MHS has over 100 years of combined experience guiding artists and manufacturers along the complicated road of licensing. The ability to think both creatively and critically allows for innovative plans of action and rewarding opportunities for both the licensees and licensors.

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In the Business of Growing Yours

For over 25 years, MHS has been one of the nation’s leading licensing and consulting agencies. We specialize in representing popular artists and advising manufacturers in the search, evaluation and acquisition of new properties and personalities.

MHS has over 100 years of combined experience guiding artists and manufacturers along the complicated road of licensing. The ability to think both creatively and critically allows for innovative plans of action and rewarding opportunities for both the licensees and licensors.

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In the Business of Growing Yours.

For over 25 years, MHS has been one of the nation’s leading licensing and consulting agencies. We specialize in representing popular artists and advising manufacturers in the search, evaluation and acquisition of new properties and personalities.

MHS has over 100 years of combined experience guiding artists and manufacturers along the complicated road of licensing. The ability to think both creatively and critically allows for innovative plans of action and rewarding opportunities for both the licensees and licensors.

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experience

Helping Our Partners See the Whole Picture

Experience Matters

MHS has over 100 years of combined experience guiding artists and manufacturers along the complicated road of licensing. The ability to think both creatively and critically allows for innovative plans of action and rewarding opportunities for both the licensees and licensors.

Partnerships that Perform

Employing decades of firsthand knowledge and practiced skill in the licensing industry, MHS exudes a depth and breadth of expertise that inspires confidence in its partnerships. We have the experience, connections, and a track record of success to help you whether you are seeking to have your work licensed, or you are acquiring licenses.

MHS Licensing + Consulting operates out of the historic Barrel House in the Minneapolis, MN Mill District. The building was constructed in 1880 and at one time served as the largest barrel manufacturer in the US. It played a significant role in the rise of the downtown Minneapolis booming flour mill industry.

 

our team

Creative solutions start with collaboration.

Marty Segelbaum

Marty has been active in the licensing industry since 1988. Prior to establishing MHS Licensing + Consulting in 1995, Marty was director of licensing at Zubaz, Inc., a ...

John Haesler

John joined MHS in 2001 after a successful 12-year career at Target Stores. After holding several buying positions at Target, he was appointed licensing director for Target ...

Renae Lokpez

Renae joined MHS Licensing + Consulting in 2005 with a significant background in product development, marketing, licensing and brand management. Her experience includes over ...

Cathy Anderson

Cathy joined MHS Licensing + Consulting in November 2015 as an account executive, bringing with her over 10 years of art licensing experience, most recently at Wild Apple ...

Mark Fisher

Mark has spent nearly 30 years creating and managing print and graphic media. Prior to joining MHS in 2004, Mark honed his talents as an art director and operations manager at ...

Krystle Sheedy

Krystle joined MHS Licensing & Consulting in 2006, bringing with her a consistently positive attitude and a swiss army knife of skills.  Most recently her main responsibility ...

Kari Carlson

Kari has been with MHS Licensing + Consulting since 2010 and is responsible for drafting, sending and processing all the license agreements in and out of the agency. With 400+ ...

testimonials

"MHS is widely recognized as one of the top art licensing agents in the business. They are knowledgeable, responsive, and a joy to work with. They work intelligently to create deals that are mutually beneficial for their artists and their manufacturers. We've enjoyed a great partnership for more than 20 years."

– Susan January, Leanin Tree

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