How About Some Show & Tell?
Being an award-winning digital marketing strategist involves consistently delivering innovative and impactful campaigns that drive measurable results, while staying ahead of industry trends and constantly adapting strategies to meet changing customer needs.
CASE is the world leader in helping advancement professionals in higher education make data-informed decisions. Each year, CASE recognizes exceptional achievement in advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising, and marketing through their awards programs and invites these professionals to share their success with peers.
2023 Circle of Excellence Award
Silver Circle of Excellence Award in the category of "Digital Campaign: Alumni-oriented" for leveraging a popular social post about National Hamburger Day into a creative and engaging content strategy.
2023 Circle of Excellence Award
Bronze Circle of Excellence Award in the category of "Targeted Constituent Engagement" for a simple yet high impact strategy that leveraged Facebook prompts to engage audiences for an annual giving day.
2022 Circle of Excellence Award
Bronze Circle of Excellence Award in the category of "Targeted Constituency Engagement" for leveraging a popular social post about National Pizza Day into a creative and engaging content strategy.
2022 Currents Magazine Story
Interviewed for CASE's magazine on the ongoing success of our award-winning National Pizza Day story and how we have since expanded the content strategy to inspire giving and deepen engagement.
2022 Best of District Award
Best of CASE District VI Award in the category of "Digital Campaigns: Alumni-Oriented" for my data-driven approach to redesigning the monthly Iowa Newsletter sent to over 150,000 Hawkeyes monthly.
2021 Conference Speaker
CASE All District Conference lead co-presenter on SEO (search engine optimization) strategies that grew organic search traffic to our digital university magazine a whopping 97% between 2018 and 2019.
2021 Circle of Excellence Award
Bronze Circle of Excellence Award in the category of "Special Events" for a virtual trivia series to accompany three rival trophy football games in collaboration with the opposing alumni associations.
2019 District V Gold Award
Pride of CASE District V Gold Award in the category of "Best Uses of Social Media" for our innovative approach to One Day for Iowa: University of Iowa's Online Giving Day
These digital marketing awards highlight the achievements of both myself and the amazing teams I work with.
2021 Marketing Team of the Year
Proud member of the 2021 Best Marketing Team of the Year as awarded by #HigherEdSocial, which celebrates the best work in Higher Ed Social Media and Digital Marketing Communications.
2021 Peer Award: Expeditor
The Expeditor Award at the University of Iowa Center for Advancement is voted on by peers and recognizes an employee whose work removes barriers and makes the work of others easier.
American Advertising Federation
The American Advertising Awards (also known as ADDY awards) is the advertising industry's largest competition. I'm proud to have won at least 17 times - honestly I've lost count of the exact number.