Department of Art alumna Kim Strickland named vice president at full-service marketing agency

April 18th, 2016 Comments Off on Department of Art alumna Kim Strickland named vice president at full-service marketing agency

Kim Strickland

Kim Strickland graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in graphic design from Mississippi State University in December 2005

Via media release

Memphis, Tenn. – Memphis full-service marketing agency Kelley & Associates Advertising has named Senior Art Director Kim Strickland as vice president. In this role, Strickland will supervise the delivery of services to clients and the professional development of junior staff while continuing to generate leading-edge visual communications and e-solutions.

“Kim brings the skill, creativity and passion to develop and deliver our clients’ message at the next level,” said Christi Kelley, president and chief executive officer of Kelley & Associates. “Her teams excel at developing creative communications that shape an overall brand experience, and we are thrilled to announce her promotion.” Strickland specializes in the latest in social media, mobile and marketing automation technologies, driving Kelley & Associates’ continuing growth in the digital age.

Strickland has served a variety of agency clients in a diverse range of industries including Helena Chemical Company, AOC, the City of Bartlett, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee, The Plough Foundation, and First South Financial among many others. Her work has earned international recognition for excellence in marketing and communications. Several of her recent accolades include:

  • 2015 Platinum Marcom Award in the Catalog Brochure category for the Helena Chemical specialty products catalog
  • 2015 Platinum Marcom Award in the Nonprofit Annual Report category for the Catholic Charities of West Tennessee annual report
  • 2015 Gold Marcom Award in the Nonprofit Brochure category for the Porter-Leath informational brochure
  • 2015 Gold Marcom Award in the Informational Brochure category for the Plough Foundation Aging in Place booklet
  • 2015 Gold Marcom Award in the Industry Newsletter category for the AOC Crosslink Newsletter Volume 18
  • 2015 Silver Aster Award in the Magazine Advertising category for the Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett 10 Year Anniversary ad

Strickland graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in graphic design from Mississippi State University. She joined Kelley & Associates in 2007. Before joining the Kelley & Associates team, Kim worked as a graphic designer for the University of Mississippi.

Kelley & Associates Advertising Inc. is a full service marketing firm in Bartlett, Tenn., offering web, design, content and media solutions for a wide variety of clients, large and small, national and international. For more information visit www.kelleyadv.com or call 901-754-8998.

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