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The NCJFCJ and KPS3 Named Finalists in National PRSA Silver Anvil Awards

Deemed “the Oscars of the communications industry,” the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and KPS3 have been named a finalist in the national 2019 PRSA Silver Anvil Awards. The award entry is for the Most Effective Campaign On A Shoe String Budget for Nonprofit Organizations. NCJFCJ and KPS3’s entry was for the outreach campaign, Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect, created and developed in Reno, Nev. Of the hundreds of entries submitted, only 112 organizations were...

KPS3 hires Brittany Rubenau as account director

KPS3 is thrilled to announce that Brittany Rubenau has joined our growing team as account director. Brittany’s responsibilities include maintaining positive KPS3 client relationships by collaborating with partners to develop insight-oriented marketing strategies. Rubenau will work closely with clients to support, manage and create strategic marketing and communications plans that drive results and value. “We’re happy to welcome Brittany to our account team,” said Ayse Caglar, VP of client strategy for KPS3. “She brings an array of account management...

KPS3 hires Afton Neufeld as public relations manager

KPS3 is excited to welcome Afton Neufeld to our team as public relations manager. Her responsibilities include supporting the strategic communications discipline by crafting engaging ways to tell KPS3 clients’ stories and spreading awareness of new events, programs, and information through Northern Nevada and beyond. “At KPS3, we believe in nothing but the best quality for our clients, and that starts with good storytelling,” said Ayse Caglar, KPS3 VP of client strategy. “By adding Afton to the agency, we...

KPS3 named one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

Top Nevada Company in the Ranking KPS3 was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, KPS3 is recognized as a well-rounded company that has mastered a balance of impact, innovation, growth leadership and value. “It is an honor to be on this distinguished list of companies, and even more so to be ranked...

KPS3 hires Andy Walden as VP of client strategy

KPS3 is excited to welcome Andy Walden to our full-service marketing and digital communications firm as vice president of client strategy. Walden joins Ayse Caglar as the second of two vice presidents of client strategy at KPS3. Walden brings more than 12 years of comprehensive communications and marketing experience to the agency. He will collaborate and engage with the agency’s clients to lead client services and strategy for traditional, social, digital and technological solutions. Walden will also work internally...

Get to know Ayse Caglar

Q&A with our vice president of client strategy Ayse Caglar joined KPS3 in September as our new vice president of client strategy. Ayse joins KPS3 from Sierra Nevada Corporation and Renown Health. Ayse works hard for our team and clients, and plays hard for her family and friends. So, let’s get to know our newest team member! How do you pronounce your first name? I get asked this all the time and it’s nothing like how it is spelled...

KPS3 hires Kyle Brice as account director

KPS3 Marketing is excited to welcome Kyle Brice to our full-service marketing and digital communications firm as account director. Kyle’s responsibilities include ensuring positive KPS3 client relationships by building measurable, insight-driven, digital-first solutions disseminated across social media and other channels. “We’re excited to welcome Kyle to the KPS3 team,” said KPS3 CEO, Rob Gaedtke. “Kyle embodies the skills and background needed to drive our clients’ brand personalities through the digital space.” Prior to joining KPS3, Brice was the head...

Ira Gostin wins marketing award

Our Vice President of Marketing and Client Engagement, Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR, was recently named 2018 Most Influential Marketing Executive for Nevada by Acquisition International Magazine (AI). The recognition is for Gostin’s work as the founder and president of 120 West Strategic Communications, a public relations and investor relations firm that was acquired in August 2018 by KPS3. Acquisition International Magazine is a monthly magazine based in the United Kingdom. It serves a global audience that seeks to...

KPS3 hires Ayse Caglar as VP of client strategy

KPS3 Marketing, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has hired Ayse Caglar as vice president of client strategy. Caglar brings over 10 years of successful integrated marketing and communications experience to the agency. She will collaborate and engage with KPS3 clients across the county to lead client services and strategy for traditional, digital, social and technological solutions. She will also work internally to help the KPS3 team expand their skills in strategic and creative thinking. “Strategy is at...

Chrisie Yabu earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Chrisie Yabu, Senior Director of National PR at KPS3 Marketing has successfully completed the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations. The announcement was made by the Universal Accreditation Board, a consortium of nine professional communication organizations that directs the competency certification program. The Accreditation program aims to improve the practice of public relations by assessing the competence in 60 areas of knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the profession. The Examination is designed for public relations professionals with at least...