At Strategic America, we pride ourselves in the many ways we give back to the communities we serve. Learn about how Emily Abbas, Executive Director of Public Relations, shares her talents with the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Abbas was selected as one of the Register’s “14 People to Watch in 2014,” honoring Central Iowans in business, arts, nonprofits, civic activism and non-elected government positions who are expected to make a difference in their fields of endeavor during the next year.
Integrated Marketing Firm a Winner for Five Consecutive Years (WEST DES MOINES, Sept. 20, 2013) – For the fifth consecutive year, Strategic America (SA), a full-service, integrated marketing firm based in West Des Moines, has received multiple Best of Des Moines awards from the Des Moines Business Record. The Business Record surveys business leaders each year to determine which Des Moines-based businesses, people and events are the best in various categories.
(DES MOINES, IA, September 16, 2013) – Integrated marketing communications firm Strategic America (SA) has named digital veteran Dave Miglin as Vice President of Interactive Services. Dave has more than 20 years’ experience in the digital arena, which began in the early ’90s with TMP Worldwide / Monster Worldwide, then parent company to Monster.com, the website that revolutionized the nature of job search.
DES MOINES, IA – Sept. 16, 2013 – Emily Abbas, APR, has started as Executive Director of Public Relations at Strategic America, a Des Moines-based integrated marketing communications firm, announced CEO Mike Schreurs.Emily Abbas, Executive Director of Public Relations Previously, she worked for 14 years in corporate communication leadership roles at Aviva USA and GuideOne Insurance, and for two years as Assistant Director of the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation.
Winning Press Release Revived Donations To Shoes That Fit DES MOINES, Iowa (Mar. 14, 2013) — Strategic America (SA) has won a national 2013 PR News Nonprofit PR Award for its press release promoting the donation needs and mission of the central Iowa Shoes That Fit program. PR News announced the award at its 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards luncheon on Monday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
SA’s Client Services team purchased, assembled and packed 200 brown bag lunches to be served by Bethel Mission The Client Services team at Strategic America (SA), a West Des Moines integrated marketing firm, recently assembled and packed 200 brown bag lunches for the Bethel Mission Emergency Shelter of downtown Des Moines. The lunches will be served by the Bethel Mission, which provides 12,000 meals each month to help feed working, homeless men and women in the Des Moines community.
SA’s Lori Strum honored as ‘Ad Pro of the Year’ Strategic America (SA), a West Des Moines integrated marketing firm, recently was honored with two Silver ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) celebration. A television spot developed on behalf of St. Jude Hospice received two Silver ADDY® Awards in the categories of: Elements of Advertising, Animation or Special Effects Elements of Advertising, Music with Lyrics SA Senior Media Planner/Buyer Lori Strum also was honored as “Ad Pro of the Year,” an award which recognizes members who have been an active and vital part of the club for two years or more.
(DES MOINES, IA, Feb. 4, 2013) – Strategic America (SA) President & COO John Schreurs has announced the following hires: Brianne Boysen as Digital Marketing Coordinator. She had served as a SA graduate intern. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree in new media management from Syracuse University.
Winning Campaigns Promoted the USS IOWA and Wendy’s Hot ’N Juicy Cheeseburgers DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 9, 2013) — Strategic America (SA) has won two 2012 Magellan Awards in the Communications Campaign Competition for the agency’s promotion of the USS IOWA for the Pacific Battleship Center and also, its creation of the Hot ’N Juicy Microsite for Wendy’s Restaurants.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 13, 2012) — Strategic America has reached a ninth year of 100 percent employee participation and is donating a record amount for the company to United Way of Central Iowa. “After raising $38,000 last year, we set a goal of $40,000 for this year’s campaign,” says John Schreurs, SA president and COO.