GOOD CREATIVE DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE

Since 1987, Appleton has been a Woman Business Enterprise developing strategic communications that promote the goods and services of prestigious companies locally, nationally and internationally. Each division works in tandem with the other, offering a canopy of services from the same valued stock. The Appleton team is an eclectic collection of communications specialists, each well-versed in their areas of expertise and equally well aware of the bigger picture. This unique perspective offers clients an integrated, well-trained team that is innovative, clever, soulful and insightful, while always mindful of a client’s time and assets.

STEPHANIE BOYD

Community Relations & Outreach
Practicing since 1992, Appletonian since 2016

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you will look back and realize they were the big things.”

KELLY BYRNE

Associate Videographer & Editor
Practicing since 2014, Appletonian since 2016

“We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles and work.”

TORI COLDITZ

Conceptual Copywriter & Community Relations
Practicing since 2013, Appletonian since 2015

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

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ERIC CZERWONKA

Art Director, Senior Designer & Animator
Practicing since 1998, Appletonian since 2011

“You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle.”

KIMBERLY FORAN

Director of Finance & Operations
Practicing since 1990, Appletonian since 2010

“The best assets in life are family and friends!”

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JENNIFER GRAVEN

Senior Designer & Social Media Manager
Practicing since 2007, Appletonian since 2010

“You know all those things you’ve always wanted to do? You should go do them.”

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JAMIE KRUGER

Marketing Strategist & Lead Web Developer
Practicing since 1999, Appletonian since 2010

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.”

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DIANA LaRUE

CEO, Creative Director & Principal
Practicing since 1981, Appletonian since 1987

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”

ASHLEY MONTGOMERY

Copywriter & Content Developer
Practicing since 2015, Appletonian since 2016

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

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DOLLY SANBORN

Senior Art Director & Web Designer
Practicing since 1999, Appletonian since 2005

“Every day, in many small ways, love guides the world forward.”

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MICHAEL SPELTZ

Vice President of Videography
Practicing since 1976, Appletonian since 1987

“Everyone has a story, let’s hear yours!”

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JACOB SPIKES

Digital Marketing Manager
Practicing since 2011, Appletonian since 2015

“Never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.”

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DOUG STEWART

Strategic Communications Manager
Practicing since 2012, Appletonian since 2014

“The greatest things in the universe are born from the smallest beginnings.”

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AMY WISE

Vice President of Marketing & Sports Marketing Negotiations
Practicing since 1996, Appletonian since 2011

“Life’s too short to surround yourself with unhappy people.”

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SUPPORTING TEAM

Additional In-House Team Members
Appletonian since 1987

“Teamwork makes the dream work.”

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