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The Soundtrack of KPS3

It’s about 15 minutes before my next meeting when I hastily reach over to unplug my laptop to take it into the nearest conference room. Before I can hit mute fast enough, AC/DC pierces the silence of our working bullpen. My fingers fumble over the keyboard to silence this public disruption. After a few seconds (though it seems like an eternity) I’m finally able to kill the music, and after a brief pause, a few heads turn and a...

Kiwako Miura Joins the KPS3 Team

We are very excited to welcome Kiwako Miura to the team as our design intern. Her work at KPS3 will focus on both branding and web design.  Last May, Kiwako graduated from TMCC with a degree in graphic communications. During her time at TMCC, she was Vice President of the Student Government Association, where she used her design skills to help increase student engagement across campus. She also participated in a design internship with Landor Associates in Tokyo. Kiwako loves camping and hiking...

Stephanie Kruse to Receive PRSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Stephanie Kruse will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Public Relations Society of America Sierra Nevada Chapter’s Silver Spike Awards on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Stephanie has been an ambassador for the public relations and communications industry for more than 30 years — and we’re beyond proud of her. The 29th annual event will highlight the best public relations practices, communications campaigns and professionals in the northern Nevada community. This will be the third Lifetime Achievement Award presented...

Stephanie Kruse Inducted into Business Leaders Hall of Fame

We are proud to announce that Stephanie Kruse has been selected as one of this year’s Junior Achievement of Northern Nevada laureates and will be honored during the organization’s 30th Annual Business Leaders Hall of Fame Gala. The event honors individuals who demonstrate leadership and serve as an example to young people in our community. Paul Perkins, founder of Perkins Company, will also be honored as a laureate during the evening’s ceremony. KPS3 congratulates Stephanie and Paul — their leadership and dedication continues to inspire...

KPS3 Team Takes Home Two AMA ACE Awards

We’re so proud to announce that our team was awarded Best in Web and Digital and Best Integrated Marketing Strategy Awards at the Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association (AMA) 2015 Ace Awards. Our team received the Best in Web and Digital award for the redesign of kps3.com. In December 2014, we redesigned kps3.com (which you’re looking at right now!) to better showcase our work, case studies and blogs, and to be a helpful resource for prospective clients and future employees. The entire company – from...

Rob Gaedtke Named CEO of KPS3

And the good news keeps rollin’… Stephanie named Rob CEO of KPS3. Stephanie will continue her work as president and chairperson of the board, and Rob will be responsible for the day-to-day management of KPS3 and our 30-person team. Stephanie will maintain her intense involvement with clients, providing overall marketing and communications strategy. Since rejoining our team in 2011, Rob has provided the vision and leadership that has grown our digital and creative teams into the forces they are today. And as one of our shareholders,...

KPS3 Las Vegas is Officially Open!

We are excited to officially announce the opening of KPS3 Las Vegas. We opened an office in Las Vegas to better serve our southern Nevada and statewide clients and to offer Las Vegas area businesses a mix of services not typically seen in traditional advertising or PR agencies. In addition to traditional marketing services, we have a web and digital team capable of producing enterprise class web application and automation software, and we’re excited to bring these services to...

KPS3 Hires Jess Johnson as Production Manager

We are happy to announce that KPS3 has hired Jess Johnson as our production manager. Jess will be responsible for day-to-day resource allocation and management within the agency ensuring deadlines and budgets are met, as well as vendor management. Jess brings more than 10 years of project management to KPS3. She began her professional career in Sacramento, Calif. where she worked as a project manager for RagingWire, a company that designs, builds and operates mission-critical data centers. She also...

KPS3 Acquires Search and Analytics Firm

We are excited to announce that KPS3 recently acquired The Whitefield Group, a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) consultancy led by Bob Whitefield. This acquisition will amplify KPS3’s capabilities in search and analytics, enabling us to become even more effective for our clients.  Joining the team as director of search and analytics, Bob will expand our digital footprint by enhancing our capabilities in the important areas of marketing search and analysis. Bob has more than five years experience...

KPS3 President Named Finalist for National Stevie Awards For Women in Business

KPS3 is proud to announce that Stephanie Kruse was named a finalist for the Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award for business services with 10-2,500 employees in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s...