(WEST DES MOINES, February 23, 2015)  – Strategic America recently received two Gold ADDY® Awards and three Silver ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) celebration. Gold award winners will advance to the district level and vie for a spot in the national competition. SA earned the awards on behalf of clients Stoney Creek Hospitality, Bravo of Greater Des Moines, Kum & Go, Iowa Lottery and the Youth Emergency Services and Shelter.

SA’s Client Services Assistant Account Manager Kelsey Feller was honored as “Rookie of the Year,” which is an award given to a member that has been with the club for less that two years and has gone above and beyond in his/her efforts to advance the club.

The ADDY® Awards ceremony was held February 21. The ADDY® Awards are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, recognizing and rewarding creative excellence in the art of advertising. Every year, approximately 60,000 entries are submitted in local ADDY® competitions across the United States.

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. Strategic America is a well-regarded member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA).