Christa is a Creative Thinker, Marketing Strategist, Graphic/Web Designer, Digital Marketing Specialist,...
Anna is a Fundraising Consultant, Graphic/Web Designer, Marketing Strategist, Media Relations Professional...
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Christa is a Creative Thinker, Marketing Strategist, Graphic/Web Designer, Digital Marketing Specialist, Social Media & SEO Guru and Event Planner. She holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, and graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Business Administration. Christa also fulfilled the requirements for the Certified Professional Services Marketer in October, 2003 granted by The Society of Marketing Professional Services.
Christa is a LIFE instructor at the University of Dubuque and also frequently guest lectures on various marketing topics, branding techniques and communication tools. She is quite passionate about helping others identify their DNA. Christa was previously the Director of Marketing for Shuttleworth & Ingersoll and prior to moving back to Iowa co-owned and operated a full-services marketing firm in Atlanta.
Gallup's StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessed Christa’s top five themes as Strategic, Developer, Communication, Arranger, and Adaptability, and provided personalized strength insights that describe her quite accurately. Christa is an imaginative team player, who is gifted in motivating people in their own talents. She is known for being fond of talking which makes her a good conservationist and presenter. Christa is organized and flexible and is able to figure out how to arrange all the pieces and resources for maximum productivity. Christa is regarded as reliable, dependable and honest and excels in environments where she deals with unexpected requests, unanticipated problems or changing priorities. She is an active listener, and picks out the most important aspects to ensure an optimal outcome. Christa takes pride in her ability to develop an imaginative game plan and creative solution to challenging projects.
Christa greatly enjoys collaborating with wonderfully talented individuals and firms and holds them in high regard. She is an active member of the Marion-East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club and serves on the board of the Friends of Czech Village and Marion Cares. Christa volunteers for Linn-Mar Foundation, Linn-Mar Booster Club, Attachment & Trauma Network, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Antioch Christian Church. Christa and her husband, Carlos, reside in Marion, and are the proud parents of three young men.
Anna is a Fundraising Consultant, Graphic/Web Designer, Marketing Strategist, Media Relations Professional and Event Planner. Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa with degrees in Journalism and Spanish. She is known in the field for being a data expert and regularly uses those skills to generate results. Anna has spoken numerous times at the leading conference for nonprofit fundraising data experts. She previously served as Communications Manager at Four Oaks Family and Children's Services and has over a decade of nonprofit marketing and fundraising experience.
Anna is passionate about helping others achieve their goals. Known for her attention to detail, Anna leaves no stone unturned when it comes to achieving a goal. This skill has generated results while often saving money - the ultimate goal of a nonprofit fundraiser. Anna is often seen wearing many hats and can easily shuffle from event planner to media relations manager to graphic designer and communication strategist. In the ever-changing marketing world, Anna continually works to expand her skill set. She takes great ownership in each project she collaborates on and is extremely loyal, honest and dependable. The eternal optimist, Anna believes in finding the positive in every situation she encounters. Marketing often requires the ability to shift gears on a moments notice and Anna does this with confidence. At the same time, she strongly believes in strategic planning to prevent future challenges. In working with Anna, you will get a friend along with quality results.
Anna believes in giving back to the community. She currently serves on the board of Family Promise of Linn County and is a past board member and chair of the Women's Equality Coalition of Linn County. She is a parishioner at St. John XXIII Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Anna and her husband, Sean, live in Cedar Rapids. They have four very energetic kiddos, two boys and two girls.
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