Strategic America Recognized for Award-Winning Public Relations Work

Company and individual associates earn top spots West Des Moines, Iowa (October 11, 2019) — Strategic America and individual associates were recognized with nine awards for client work and individual contributions to the field of public relations during the 2019 PRIME Awards, hosted by PRSA Central Iowa on October 10, 2019. The award ceremony recognized outstanding work on campaigns, strategies and tactics in the last year.

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Strategic America Earns Standard of Excellence Award from the WebAwards 2019

Local Websites for Pella® Windows and Doors awarded Home Building Standard of Excellence On September 10, 2019, Strategic America was recognized with the Home Building Standard of Excellence Award from the WebAwards 2019. The agency received the award for its work on local websites for Pella® Windows and Doors. Founded in 1997, the WebAwards highlight excellence in digital design and website development.

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A Look Back at Strategic America’s Award-Winning Video Work

Videos for the Count the Kicks, Iowa Lottery, Broadlawns Medical Center and the Iowa Credit Union League bring industry recognition. WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (August 31, 2019) — Earlier this year, Strategic America (SA) earned four Telly Awards for video work with Count the Kicks, the Iowa Lottery, Broadlawns Medical Center and the Iowa Credit Union League.

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Strategic America Brings Home Five First Place Hashies

The award ceremony put on by Social Media Club of Des Moines recognized excellence in digital and social media marketing. West Des Moines, IA (August 23, 2019)—Strategic America earned five first place awards during the Hashie Awards from the Social Media Club of Des Moines. The ceremony recognizes excellence in social media work in Central Iowa, but judges from around the world select the recipients.

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Strategic America HR Director Presents Best-in-Class Employer Panel

Jill LaBarre featured in a presentation put on by Gallagher Benefit Services in Des Moines On August 15, Jill LaBarre, director of human resources at Strategic America, was featured on a panel hosted by Gallagher Benefit Services. The presentation included representatives from three companies deemed best in class by Gallagher. LaBarre and fellow panelists shared best practices during a presentation on Gallagher’s National Benchmarking Survey Data and Best-in-Class Employers Data.

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Michelle Kosmicki Named Co-Leader of the Des Moines Tableau User Group

In June 2019, Michelle Kosmicki, senior marketing analyst at Strategic America, was named co-leader of the Des Moines Tableau User Group. Made up of professional and personal Tableau users, the group was created in 2015 to help Des Moines data professionals and enthusiasts learn more about working with the platform. In any set of data, there are insights and stories waiting to be uncovered.

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SA receives PRSA PRIME Awards at OctoPRfest

On Thursday October 18, the Strategic America public relations team attended the annual OctoPRfest Conference, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Central Iowa chapter. At the end of the professional development event, the 2018 PRSA PRIME Awards ceremony showcased and recognized the work of Iowa public relations, marketing and communications professionals. This year, our public relations team took home five different awards for their work with various clients, including: PRIME Award for Community Champion on behalf of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa | Club Pathways Campaign PRIME Award for a Media Relations Campaign on behalf of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council | Sharing the STEM Story PRIME Award for a Public Service Announcement on

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Jill Johnson announced as ECHO judge two years in a row

For the second year in a row, Strategic America’s Director of Data and Analytics, Jill Johnson, has been selected to judge the 2018 Data and Marketing Association’s (DMA) International ECHO Awards. The Data and Marketing Association created the International ECHO Awards to recognize the best data-inspired marketers in the world. This includes data scientists, data-inspired creatives, data technologists and data driven marketers.

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Strategic America wins three 2018 Telly Awards

Videos for the Iowa Lottery and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa bring international recognition WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (May 30, 2018) — Strategic America (SA) received three 2018 Telly Awards, one Gold and two Bronze, for video work with the Iowa Lottery and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa. The Telly Awards annually honor excellence in video and television across all screens on an international scale.

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