Featured Employee | Account Executives Attend AE Boot Camp

Andrea and Ivy at AE Bootcamp

At Callis, we are dedicated to continuously learning and providing the best service possible for our clients. Callis Account Executives Andrea Smith and Ivy Reynolds recently attended an account executive training boot camp hosted by Agency Management Institute (AMI). They gained valuable insight from industry peers, participated in training sessions and gathered tools and processes…

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Featured Work | Conexon Co-ops Connect Podcast

Conexon Co-ops Connect Podcast

Callis produces an episode of our rural marketing podcast OUTdrive each week, but that’s not the only podcast we produce! After watching OUTdrive gain momentum, our client Conexon expressed interest in podcast production services for its own podcast, Co-ops Connect. Each episode, Conexon SVP and electric cooperative broadband industry veteran Abby Carere interviews Rural Electric…

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Featured Work | Sedalia and Eugene Propane Videos

Sedalia Acreage Twenty beautiful acres of woods and rolling hills surround this economical and efficient propane home in Sedalia, Missouri. This beautiful home is any rural Missourian’s dream with the comfort, efficiency and security propane delivers. In partnership with the Missouri Propane Education & Research Council (MOPERC), this new build showcases the many benefits of…

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Featured Employee | Charlyn Callis

Charlyn Callis

In any organization, senior level experience is vital to help keep a business moving forward profitably and productively. At Callis, we’re lucky to have a wonderful mix of seasoned pros, experienced producers and energetic rookies on our team. Today, we’re proud to highlight Vice President Charlyn Callis. Charlyn has an MBA from William Woods University…

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Featured Work | City of Sedalia Branding Campaign

City of Sedalia logo in blue above Let's Cross Paths in red

Like many great ideas, the development of Sedalia’s new brand started with a goal and a vision. The goal was to capitalize on our city’s growth and momentum, and the vision was to create an authentic visual identity that would enhance community pride, recruit new residents and businesses and attract visitors. The opportunity came in…

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Callis Expands Integrated Marketing Team

Ivy Reynolds - a young woman with long blonde hair wearing a light grey plaid dress. She is smiling directly at the camera and has her arms crossed.

Callis is excited to announce the addition of Ivy Reynolds to our strategic marketing team. As an account executive, Reynolds will collaborate with clients to build their brands and expand their market impact. She brings a diverse background in content creation and event marketing to the full-service advertising agency from the world of college athletics.…

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Dana Kelchner Named Bothwell Account Lead

Dana Kelchner headshot

We are excited to share that Callis Account Supervisor Dana Kelchner has accepted the internal responsibility of account lead for Bothwell Regional Health Center. Since joining the agency two years ago, Dana has provided vital support to the Bothwell account through writing, content creation and project management. She provided valuable insights and developed an intimate…

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Saluting Service to the Community | Cliff Callis

Cliff Callis headshot

This week we want to give a shout out to our founder and President, Cliff Callis. Not only has he led our marketing and advertising agency to 34 years of success, but he also graciously donates his time serving our state as President of the Board of Directors for the Center for Human Services (CHS).…

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Saluting Community Service | Megan Hartman

Mergan Hartman casual headshot photo

Our Director of Operations, Megan Hartman, recently completed a two-year term serving as President of the United Way of Pettis County. With the support of community volunteers and donors, the United Way of Pettis County works to connect individuals to resources, specifically in areas of childhood development, hunger, income stability, mental illness and substance abuse…

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Featured Work | 2021 State Fair Theme Logo

2021 Missouri State Fair Theme logo

Missouri became the 24th state to enter the United States on August 9, 1821. We recently worked with our client, Missouri State Fair, to create the 2021 Missouri State Fair theme logo. This exciting new branding commemorates the state of Missouri’s bicentennial celebration to honor our state’s rich history and celebrate our future. From the…

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Callis Adds Account Executive to Team

Andrea Smith headshot

We’re excited to announce Andrea Smith has joined our strategic marketing team as an Account Executive. In this role, Andrea will collaborate with clients to help them build their brands and businesses. She brings a high level of marketing experience to the Callis team, along with a fresh outlook, creativity and strategic expertise to client…

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Exclusive Interview with OUTdrive Host, Cliff Callis

Cliff Callis headshot

Every week, Cliff teams up with a business leader with a unique perspective revolving around marketing to rural America to bring you OUTdrive, our weekly podcast. If you aren’t familiar with the show, we encourage you to check it out on our website or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts. If you are familiar…

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Featured Work | Bothwell History Video

We recently had the privilege of working with our client Bothwell Regional Health Center to create this video celebrating Bothwell’s 90th Anniversary. Video is a powerful and engaging marketing tool that can be used strategically to build brand awareness and recognition and drive action across a variety of platforms.

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Employee Spotlight | Stephanie Lindberg

Stephanie Lindberg Art Director

This month we want to give a shout out to our Art Director, Stephanie Lindberg. Stephanie recently attended the virtual 2020 Adobe MAX Creativity Conference, where she gained insights from creative pros from across the country about innovative new creative trends and best practices to continue to deliver exceptional results for clients. At Callis, we…

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Employee Spotlight | Tim Noland

Employee Spotlight Tim Noland

This month we want to give a shout out to our Creative Director, Tim Noland. As Student Chair for the MOKan NAMA (Missouri-Kansas National Agri-Marketing Association) board, Tim donates his time to help Mizzou and K-State students with their marketing presentations for NAMA’s national student marketing competition. Tim has always had a passion for agriculture,…

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Featured Work | Parkhurst Bale Unroller Video

We recently worked with our client Parkhurst Manufacturing to create this video to promote their bale unroller product. Video continues to be an effective method to creatively promote brands and products. Because of media consumption preferences, video continues to perform well in building brand awareness and recognition and driving website traffic and sales. Learn more…

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Featured Work | Dugan’s ‘Discover the Difference’

Callis and client Dugan’s recently produced and released a TV and digital advertising video spot that showcases the ‘Dugan’s Difference.’ Highlighting beautiful products and design services offered at Dugan’s, the video empowers homeowners to bring their vision to life and make their space feel like home. The video also features a custom logo created to…

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Employee Spotlight | Megan Hartman

Megan Hartman Pettis County United Way

We want to recognize Callis Director of Operations, Megan Hartman, on her service to the community through the United Way. Megan serves as the President of United Way of Pettis County, donating her time and energy to make a significant impact in our community. With the support of the community volunteers and donors, the United…

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Callis CFO Recognized with State Resolution

The Callis Family with State Representative Brad Pollitt

Left to right: Cliff Callis, Ascher Callis, Representative Brad Pollitt, Jim Callis, Mark Callis, Charlyn Callis Jim Callis, Callis CFO, was recently recognized as a treasured resident of Sedalia with a State Resolution from the Missouri House of Representatives, presented by Representative Brad Pollitt of the 52nd district. Jim was commended for a lifetime of…

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