Government Marketing University Names Finalists for 2019 GAINER Awards

Government Marketing University Names Finalists for 2019 GAINER Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Government Marketing
RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Government Marketing University (GMarkU) announced today the finalists for its 2019 GAINER Awards, the top honors for government marketing excellence across the U.S. Public Sector. Winners will be announced at GMarkU’s annual GAIN Conference on November 12, 2019, at the Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA.

The GAINER Awards recognize excellence in government marketing within lead generation, social media, brand awareness, events, partner marketing and innovation. The event will also recognize a government marketing thought leader for the 2019 GAINER Lifetime Achievement Award.

Congratulations to the following stellar government marketers who are the 2019 GAINER Government Marketing Awards finalists.

Meredith Allen, Director, Public Sector Marketing, FireEye

Ariel Bradford, Marketing Manager, U.S. Public Sector and Marie Hill, Sr. Channel Marketing Manager, NetApp

Vanessa Bush, Marketing Manager, Public Sector, CrowdStrike

Ashley Cabrera, Marketing & Proposal Specialist, Preferred Systems

Connie Coleman, Sr. Field Marketing Manager, Federal, ServiceNow

Laura Curtis, Senior Marketing Campaign Leader, ViON

Shannon Edwards, Marketing and Communications, GovPlace

Leslie Griggs, Director of Marketing, Crystal Group

Jennifer Held, Marketing Manager, Civilian and Seabreeze Osburn, Marketing Manager, DoD, Amazon Web Services

Kelli Katona, Marketing Communications Specialist, Phillips Corporation

Tom Mahoney, Director, Demand and Marketing Operations, DLT Solutions

Allison Mason, Senior Director, Public Sector Marketing, Red Hat

Melissa McGovern, Global Lead, Industry Solutions – Public Sector, Google Cloud

Oliver Nutt, Head of Marketing & Communications, General Dynamics Information Technology

Shannon Prather, Marketing Cultivator, GISinc

Lisa Sion, Director, Public Sector Marketing, Cloudera

Andrew Scott, Social Media Manager, Micro Focus

Lisa Sherwin Wulf, Sr. Director of Marketing, Government & Education, SolarWinds

Brandon Shoup, Marketing Team Lead, Carahsoft

Josie Smoot, Director, Marketing Communications, IronBow

Milo Speranzo, Director, North American Marketing (Federal), Dell EMC

Laura Stzremenski, Marketing and Brand Manager, IntelliDyne

“We are thrilled to honor and celebrate these superstars in government marketing,” said Lou Anne Brossman, CEO and Co-Founder of GMarkU. “The 2019 GAINER Award finalists have made significant strides in excelling at creating innovative government marketing campaigns and are at the forefront of advancing government marketing excellence. We congratulate our finalists and look forward to their continued contributions within our government marketing community.”

“I was proud to be a 2018 GAINER Award recipient that showcased the talent and capabilities of our entire marketing team,” said Maria Moore, Vice President, Marketing at DLT Solutions and 2018 GAINER Award winner. “I’m so proud of the work my DLT Marketing Team does every day, and to have it recognized by GMarkU and our peers highlights how effective our work is. I look forward to meeting the 2019 GAINER Award finalists and winners at GAIN 2019.”

Finalists have implemented government marketing campaigns that have raised the bar within government marketing and will be recognized during the awards luncheon at the 2019 GAIN Conference on November 12, 2019, at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA. The event attracts over 200 government-marketing professionals, and attendees can expect deep-dive discussions on “The Customer Journey” with high-quality marketing training and content, government-marketing specific certifications, and the opportunity to network with peers, vendors and service providers.

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About Government Marketing University

Government Marketing University is an innovative learning platform that applies a collaborative, community-based approach toward knowledge sharing and skills development in the field of public sector marketing. Experts from all corners of the U.S. public sector marketplace — marketers, thought leaders, government, media and sales — are contributing their knowledge to this unique, content-rich platform. Government Marketing University offers training, research, certifications, mentoring, and community resources all in one place.
Sage Communications (For GMarkU)
Mary Beck, 703-891-5685
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