Smith Kroeger accelerates growth with promotion and hires
The past few months have been busy ones at Smith Kroeger with the promotion of Sara Smits Wilson to executive vice president of client services and public relations and the addition of Kevin Ames, chief financial officer and business manager; Thom Kastrup, executive vice president of client development; Helen Burns, media buyer; Jessica Stuart, accounting specialist; and Nikki Vigliotte, brand ambassador manager.
SKAR ADVERTISING CHANGES NAME TO SMITH KROEGER
New name for 57-year-old agency after acquisition earlier this year
KROEGER BUYS SKAR ADVERTISING
Terry Kroeger, former BH Media Group CEO and Omaha World-Herald Publisher, plans to expand 57-year-old Omaha agency and propel growth
SKAR welcomes new client Adult Pediatric Urology and Urogynecology
The team at Adult Pediatric Urology and Urogynecology reached out to SKAR for fresh ideas. We responded with names and concepts for a new division of the medical practice aimed at treatment for men with testosterone deficiency.
SKAR welcomes new client Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative
What started as a search for a marketing company to help with development of its mission and vision statements has evolved into a more comprehensive partnership between the Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative (NECC) and SKAR.
Advanced Dental Sleep Treatment Center picks SKAR as agency of record
The RFP process was highly competitive, but it was SKAR’s past experience with sleep disorders centers that tipped the scales for the Advanced Dental Sleep Treatment Center. As its new agency of record, SKAR will work to increase the center’s brand awareness and patient volumes through strategic marketing initiatives, media tactics and creative messaging.
SKAR’s work featured in “Notable Health Care Advertising” article
SKAR’s unconventional videos produced for health care client East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) caught the attention of Peter Hochstein at Strategic Health Care Marketing e-zine.
SKAR Chosen As Strategic Marketing Partner for Community National Bank Retirement Plans Division
After a competitive request for proposals, Community National Bank Retirement Plans Division has selected SKAR as its strategic marketing partner. In this role, SKAR will support research initiatives, brand development and communication strategy, execution and implementation.
Barb Ruser Receives AAF Omaha's Highest Honor
Barb Ruser, senior vice president of creative services at SKAR, received the American Advertising Federation Omaha’s top honor, the Silver Medal. The award was presented during the annual American Advertising Awards-Nebraska Banquet and Show, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Omaha.
SKAR Wins Four Telly Awards
Four new trophies have found a home at SKAR after we were recognized by the 38th annual Telly Awards! The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the best in TV and cable, digital and streaming and non-broadcast productions.
Meet the 2017 Summer Interns
In the summer of 2017, we welcomed four interns to the team. Get to know them here.
SKAR Wins 2017 AAF Omaha AdWars
The SKAR team of Barb Ruser, Bob Duman, Bryan Gottula, Katie Ferge, Randy Schnackenberg, Sara Wilson, Sean Campbell and Shiletha Snoddy took home the trophy for the 2017 AAF Omaha AdWars event April 13 at DJs Dugout in downtown Omaha!
SKAR Honored With Pro Patria Award
SKAR has been recognized for support of its employees in the National Guard and Reserve by the Pro Patria Award, the highest level award that can be given by the state committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Meet the 2016 Summer Interns
In the summer of 2016, we welcomed five interns to the team. Get to know them here.
New Awards Adorn SKAR Hallways
SKAR received two Healthcare Advertising Awards from the trade publication Healthcare Marketing Report for our work on behalf of East Texas Medical Center (ETMC).
SKAR Honored With Two Health Care Awards
The 2015 Cancer Awareness Advertising Awards (CAA Awards) judging panel has selected SKAR as the recipient of two awards. Both entries were created for the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC).
SKAR Wins Two Telly Awards
Two 30-second TV commercials we created in 2015 each have been given a 2016 Telly Award, an honor for film and video productions appearing on broadcast, cable, video or online mediums.
Mark Carpenter to Receive AAF Omaha's Highest Honor
Mark Carpenter, partner and vice president of creative strategy and production services at SKAR, will receive the American Advertising Federation Omaha’s top honor, the Silver Medal.
Nebraska Lottery and SKAR Win Batchy Award
A print ad we created promoting the “Summer of 7s Giveaway” for the Nebraska Lottery won a prestigious Batchy Award for creativity at the 2015 convention of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.
SKAR Wins the Lottery
We're excited to announce that SKAR once again has been named the agency of record for the Nebraska Lottery! As a result we will continue to be responsible for increasing brand awareness and executing new strategic marketing initiatives on behalf of the Nebraska Lottery, which was established in 1993 and has given back more than $555 million to the state through its various beneficiaries.