I recently created a booklet for one of my clients, Sarasota’s Church of the Redeemer. The 16-page booklet explains the complex imagery in a 30′ x 30′ icon installed at Redeemer by world-renowned religious iconographer Eliseea Papacioc. I was the project manager for the booklet, and spent months researching, interviewing the church’s historiographer, theologian-in-residence and rector, and also edited the booklet and contributed writing as well. I worked with a local photographer to capture the full beauty of the images, and a local printer to make sure the booklet turned out perfectly.
If you’d like to see the results, download a full PDF copy of the booklet by clicking here, or just check out the cover and a sample page below. Or if you visit the Church of the Redeemer, look for this booklet in the Narthex or pews.
Working with Sarasota’s Brighter Technologies, I recently created a new website for my Phoenix, Ariz., client, Viewpoint Group. Here’s a screenshot of the homepage — click on the image to check out the full site:
Add more major recognition to EYP Architecture & Engineering’s banner year! Already in 2013, my longtime client has been named among the top architecture firms in the world and a national leader in green design — and now Architect magazine, published by the American Institute of Architects, has ranked the firm as the ninth-best sustainable firm in the nation and the 13th-best firm overall.
The magazine’s methodology drew on a wide range of metrics, from a firm’s net revenue per employee, to its portion of LEED-certified projects and an analysis of design portfolios. The American Institute of Architects, based in Washington, D.C., has been the leading professional membership organization for American architects since 1857, and has nearly 300 state and local chapters.
I’m a freelancer for EYP’s internal communications team, and have been working with the company for a dozen years. Congrats to them!
The hits just keep on coming for my client EYP Architecture & Engineering! A few weeks ago, the company was named one of the top architecture firms in the world, and now Engineering News-Record magazine has named it a national leader in green design in three categories:
- No. 2 in the education sector
- No. 3 in the government sector
- No. 11 overall
I’m a freelance component of EYP’s internal communications team, and have been working with the company since 2001. Congrats to EYP yet again!
Architectural Record recently unveiled its annual list of the world’s top 300 architecture firms, and I’m proud to report that EYP Architecture & Engineering, one of my long-term clients, earned the number 39 spot. That’s up from 43rd place last year.
The magazine ranks the companies by their architectural revenue, and according to its numbers, EYP earned $51 million last year. I’m a freelance component of EYP’s internal communications team, and have been working with the company since 2001. Congrats to EYP!
Well… this is huge news: A memoir by one of my longtime clients has been named a 2013 Indie Book Awards finalist!
I have worked with Jay Lefevers, the founder and president of the Phoenix-based appraisal company Viewpoint Group, since all the way back in 1998, and a couple years ago I became involved with his autobiography, Cancer on the Brain. I helped edit the book, I manage Jay’s website and I’ve been handling P.R. for the memoir for the past year.
In the book, Lefevers takes readers through the bewildering world of surgeries, treatments and endless rounds of doctor visits and hospital stays with humor, irreverence and a no-nonsense, no-self-pity attitude. A large part of the memoir is dedicated to telling the story of the young Phoenix-area Little League players whom Lefevers coached throughout 2005 and 2007. Lefevers writes movingly of the bonds he and his family established with the players, all while he struggled with surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
I love the book, and apparently so does the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, which named it a 2013 general nonfiction finalist. The Indie Book Awards is the nation’s largest independent book awards organization, and it recognizes and honors the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories each year. Congratulations, Jay!
I’m sharing this Easter worship video I developed as part of my P.R. and marketing work for my client, the Church of the Redeemer. I project-managed and provided editorial oversight, and was lucky to work with a fantastic local production team. I particularly enjoyed the final editing process.
Whether video has a more formal feel, like this one, or a quicker, more casual, guerrilla style — the medium is one of the most compelling ways for organizations to share their message, especially on social media.
Check it out:
EYP Energy — a division of EYP, Inc., my longest-term client (based in New York) — has announced a strategic merger with The Weidt Group, one of the nation’s premier building energy consulting firms, currently headquartered in Minnesota, with additional offices in Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Woo-hoo! Looking forward to helping my client communicate via their Intranet with all these new EYP team members across the country!
EYP Architecture & Engineering (my longest-term client) just swept a series of marketing awards handed out by The Zweig Letter, a weekly publication dedicated to the architecture/engineering industry. Very cool!
EYP placed first in three different categories: External Newsletter, Integrated Market Campaign and Target Marketing. One of the publication’s judges called EYP’s marketing program “very creative” and praised its “eye-opening execution.”
I’m a freelance component of the company’s marketing team, and have been working with EYP since 2004. In 2010, I was part of the design and content development team that won first place in that year’s National Communications Awards program of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, helping create a dynamic news and resource-sharing Intranet to help the firm’s 350-plus staffers stay connected across seven nationwide offices.
I’m super proud of EYP and its marketing staff for their recent Zweig awards — they deserve every accolade!
We’re so inundated with economic news each day — good news, bad news, who’s up, who’s down — my tendency is to sometimes just ignore the whole shebang, but one of my clients is trying to help folks zero in on the important positive news out there.
Path Financial (whom I’m very proud to call a client) just launched a new Facebook page called the Better News Blog, where the company is plucking out and highlighting important positive stories from around the web. Here’s how Better News defines its mission:
The purpose of the Better News Blog is to share smart, well-sourced, and solidly-researched news articles and stories that stress the positive side of things. While we mostly focus on economic and market issues, we also provide links to general interest stories that we find inspiring or noteworthy.
News outfits, talking heads and high-drama pundits are dedicated to selling “bad” news. The Better News Blog wants to share with you good news you can use instead.
If you’re as in to sharing good news and focusing our energies in positive ways as much as I am (or at least as much as possible!), help me spread the word for my client’s new page by “liking” it on Facebook: Click here and “Like” — and read the positive news coming your way!