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Who We Are

We’ve been around a long time.


In 1894 Edward Maritz started the E. Maritz Jewelry company, a wholesaler and manufacturer of fine jewelry and engraved watches.


Reinvention is in our DNA. We pioneered the incentives industry, revolutionized meeting planning, and are transforming customer experiences. In short, we never stop exploring what’s next.


It’s always been about people for us. Whether you’re our client, employee or a program participant, we value you as a person. It’s our strength. And when you work with us, it’s yours.

We’re always looking ahead, but we have a very rich history.


At our core, we’re a behavior company. The scientific study of human behavior is a central component of Maritz’ DNA and ingrained in the design of our solutions.

We’re uncovering the latest aha moments in behavioral science and sharing their potential with the modern business world. By connecting our network of leading-edge behavioral science experts and Maritz’ Fortune 500 clients, we’re a catalyst for solving today’s business challenges.

Every Person can make a difference.



in more ways than one.


People drive communities, too. That’s why Maritz gives both our dollars and time to educational programs that help children and adults reach their full potential.


We give to non-profit partners who share our values of innovation and results. Together, we make a real impact on our communities.

Read our giving guidelines >


When businesses focus on diversity, everyone wins. As a St. Louis Minority Business Council member, we’re committed to identifying and strengthening minority and women-owned businesses.


We want future generations to thrive. And we do our part by reducing waste, water consumption, power usage and paper dependence. We’re a St. Louis Green Business Challenge Award Winner.


guiding the next 125 years

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Steve Maritz
Executive Chairman
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David Peckinpaugh
President & CEO
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Rick Ramos
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Steve Gallant
General Counsel

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