Featured Work | Callis Web Excellence Awards

Web Excellence Awards logo

The Web Excellence Awards, a leading international interactive web awards competition, has announced the 2022 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in web design and development. Callis was recognized for their work with the excellence awards in three categories, Use of Video in Marketing & Advertising (Restoring Van Buren – Welcome…

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Featured Employee | Stephanie Lindberg

Stephanie Lindberg Art Director

This month, we are recognizing Stephanie Lindberg, Art Director, for her creativity and commitment to our clients and the agency. Stephanie leads the charge in creating strategically crafted artwork and design assets from inception through production. She leverages her experience in website design, magazine design and digital advertising to provide a much-appreciated and fresh perspective…

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Featured Work | Van Buren Propane HomePro Videos

We recently worked with our client Missouri Propane Education and Research Council (MOPERC) to wrap up a video as part of a homebuilding project in beautiful Van Buren. The home is part of MOPERC’s HomePro Program, a partnership with reputable, quality home builders to construct homes that demonstrate the residential benefits of the propane lifestyle.…

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Featured Employee | Lindsay Barnes

Lindsay Barnes

This month, we are recognizing Lindsay Barnes, Social Media Account Coordinator, for her hard work at our agency and her involvement in our local community. Lindsay spearheads all social media content creation and account management for our clients. She takes a creative and strategic approach to help clients build their brands and social presence, and…

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Callis Expands By Adding Account Executive

Darren Grove

Callis is pleased to announce another member to its expanding team. Darren Grove has joined the strategic marketing firm in the role of Account Executive. In this new role, Grove will assist clients in bringing their message to the fore by expanding their market space. Grove has a breadth of experience in consultative sales and…

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Hartman Named President of Callis

Megan Hartman

Megan Hartman has been named President and a partner in Callis & Associates, Inc., a full-service advertising agency in Sedalia, Missouri. Hartman has been with the firm for nearly 10 years, serving in a variety of roles, including Account Executive and Director of Operations. In making the announcement, Cliff Callis, founder of the agency, says…

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Callis Adds Operations Manager to Team

Stephanie Craig

Stephanie Craig has joined Callis & Associates as Operations Manager. In this new position on the agency’s strategic marketing team, Craig is responsible for overseeing the internal workflow of all projects and managing schedules and workload for production personnel. Craig will collaborate with all members of the agency to ensure projects are completed on time…

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Callis Promotes Meek to Digital Services Director

Kyle Meek

Callis & Associates recently promoted Kyle Meek to Digital Services Director. In his new role, Meek has assumed additional supervisory responsibilities and become a member of the leadership team. As Digital Services Director, Meek plans, develops and maintains modern and responsive websites and leads the digital team in digital advertising strategy, SEO strategy and implementation,…

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Featured Work | 2022 Missouri State Fair Theme

2022 Missouri State Fair Theme

Callis is proud to have worked with our client the Missouri State Fair for nearly 25 years and each year brings a new theme. For the past several years, the fair theme has been steeped in Missouri tradition and heritage, calling visitors to return to their roots with versions of the “Come Home” slogan. After…

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Inspiring Us All | Sarah Arnett

Sarah Arnett

At Callis, we have a dynamic team of experienced, professional and tech-savvy marketers who are committed to help our clients grow their rural American brands and businesses.  From time to time though, one of our associates really steps up to go above and beyond our already high level of performance expectations. Currently, we are integrating…

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Callis Director of Operations Receives Top 20 Under 40 Recognition

Megan Hartman

SEDALIA, MO – Callis Director of Operations, Megan Hartman, was recently recognized as one of Sedalia’s Top 20 Under 40. The Sedalia Democrat’s Top 20 Under 40 recognizes young individuals for going above and beyond in their careers and community through business, education, civic involvement and community service. As Director of Operations, Megan works with…

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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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