Her “New Rude” Blog Post on Texting in Meetings, Strikes a Chord (DES MOINES, Iowa – July 9, 2012) – Lore McManus Solo, APR, Principal and Vice President of Public Relations at Strategic America, received a national APEX Award of Excellence. Solo’s award-winning blog post “The New Rude” openly addresses how professional courtesy has been stretched thin, due to individuals’ obsession with smart phones versus being attentive in business meetings.
Current Chief Operating Officer, Who Has Led the Partnership since 1995, Has Announced Her Retirement as of 2013 New York, New York, July 5, 2012 – The WORLDCOM Public Relations Group (Worldcom) announced the start of its search for a new Managing Director to lead the organization starting in 2013. Current Worldcom COO, Daisy Guthin, who has led the organization for the last 17 consecutive years, has announced her planned retirement for 2013.
Proprietary audience learning, engagement and analysis tool to fuel growth for both companies Des Moines, IA – June 4, 2012 – Strategic America (SA), a full-service, integrated marketing firm, has invested in Medikly, Inc. (Medikly), a Jersey City, N.J.-based social media company, in a partnership to extend the reach of Medikly’s healthcare-driven audience engagement and analytics platform.
(DES MOINES, February 16, 2011) – Strategic America (SA), a West Des Moines integrated marketing firm, was honored with two Silver ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) celebration. The Silver ADDY® Awards were: Elements of Advertising, Logo: Redesign of the Iowa Finance Authority logo Newspaper Campaign, Color: New campaign for Professional Solutions Insurance Company, which provides malpractice insurance for physicians, attorneys and dentists.
WORLDCOM Public Relations Group to Launch Awards Program Spotlighting Excellence within the Travel/Tourism Industry Globally NEW YORK (January 23, 2012) – The world’s leading partnership of independently owned public relations counseling firms, WORLDCOM Public Relations Group, of which Strategic America is a partner, announced today that it is launching a Destination Awards program. Developed by Worldcom’s Travel and Tourism Practice Group, the professional awards will honor public relations and marketing programs that demonstrate the highest standards within the international travel and tourism industry.
New York – Jan. 11, 2012 – Independent communications firms worldwide are starting off the year in better business shape than 2011, according to recent results announced today from a Worldcom Public Relations Group (Worldcom) survey. As the world’s leading partnership of independently owned public relations firms, Worldcom reported most partner agencies polled, forecast hiring new staff and have already experienced an increase in business and budgets as they begin the new year.
(DES MOINES, IA, Nov. 23, 2011) – Strategic America (SA) President John Schreurs has announced the following promotions: Cyndi Fisher to Digital Marketing Services Director Kevin Strouse to Senior System Analyst IV Kasey Baker-Vermulm to Senior Digital Designer Strategic America is a Des Moines-based integrated marketing communications firm that employs 90 communications professionals. Founded in 1980, Strategic America represents more than 40 diverse national, regional and local clients, focusing on insurance/financial services, business-to-business, and dealer and consumer marketing.
Adds new partner to its roster of independent public relations counseling firms NEW YORK – June 3, 2011 – Worldcom Public Relations Group, the world’s leading partnership of independently owned public relations counseling firms including Strategic America in West Des Moines, IA, announced the appointment of the 2011-2012 board members during the group’s annual meeting, held May 17-20 in Madrid, Spain, hosted by Grupo Albion.
Veria and Wendy’s Campaigns Awarded at NOVA Awards (DES MOINES, May 13, 2011) – At the local American Marketing Association’s annual NOVA Awards, Strategic America (SA) earned Best in the Public Relations category for an event in conjunction with the Taste of Chicago for Veria and second place in the Interactive Media category for a new salad product rollout for Wendy’s in the Midwest.
West Des Moines agency president also honoredh2(DES MOINES, February 24, 2011) – Strategic America (SA), a West Des Moines integrated marketing firm, was honored with four Gold ADDY® Awards and four Silver ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) celebration. SA’s four Gold ADDY® Award winners will move on to compete at the regional level.