Honors & Awards

Notable Executive in Marketing, Twin Cities Business, 2021.


Finance & Commerce Top Project 2021. Honored for Roseville branch design, ITM implementation, sustainability elements & Dunkin’ partnership.

Future Branches Excellence in Branch Design. Honored with a peer vote for Roseville branch design, ITM implementation, sustainability elements & Dunkin’ partnership.

Graduate, Credit Union Executive Society’s CEO Institute, 2017 – 2019. Completed executive development sessions at Wharton, Cornell and UVA/Darden.

Numerous Marketing Awards, Marketing Association of Credit Unions, Credit Union National Association, and Minnesota Credit Union Network, 2012 – present. Honored for work at Hiway Credit Union, Royal Credit Union and SPIRE Credit Union. Multiple Category’s Best honors for campaigns and branding work.

Business Development Certification, 2016. Earned certificate in business development from CUNA.

User Experience (UX) Certification, 2015. Attained UX certificate from the Nielsen Norman Group.

Credit Union Magazine Credit Union Rock Star, 2014. Honored for innovation and creativity in the credit union industry, and for making the credit union world a better place. 10-7_650

ADDY Awards, 2005-2009. Winner of over three dozen awards for strategic work for healthcare, financial services and tourism clients, including three appearances on Judges’ Row. The ADDYs recognize outstanding marketing communications across a variety of client categories.

Travel Marketing Award of Merit, Visit Duluth 2007 Summer Campaign. Developed concept and copy for a multimedia “Duluth the Movie” campaign that incorporated traditional media, viral video, guerilla marketing and public relations. In 2007, tourism was up eight percent.

Healthcare Advertising Review feature, Sacred Heart Hospital Branding Campaign, 2008. Developed concept and copy for a multimedia rebranding campaign. The agency’s work resulted in a full percentage point gain in market share for client.

Winner, Minnesota Cooperatives Network
Graduate Student Scholarship, 2012

Graduate, Leadership Duluth
Class of 2010-11

Certified Group Fitness Instructor, American Council on Exercise

Certified Personal Trainer, National Exercise Trainers Association

Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance

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