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Becka Burger Named HS PresidentStaff

Becka Burger Named HS President, Looks Forward to Years Ahead

As HS celebrates its 31st year in business, it’s been quite a year for Becka Burger, the agency’s director of client services and partner. In addition to leading the HS team to substantial nationwide client growth this past year, she helped usher in a growing marketing and digital team, and was recently named president of HenkinSchultz. Founder Kirby Schultz takes the role of chief executive officer. The executive team is rounded out by partners Jason Jellis and Joey Schultz, who lead the HS Sign Shop and video production departments, respectively. Titles Have Never Been As Important as Talent Although Becka…
MelissaD
September 30, 2022
HearSay with JasonStaff

HearSay with Jason

When it comes to a “can do” attitude, no one epitomizes that more than HenkinSchultz’s Jason Jellis. As a partner at HS, he not only helps guide the ship, he builds it, delivers it and reinvents it. As HS celebrates 31 years in business, we sat down with Jason to hear his thoughts on the past three decades and grand visions looking ahead. What are some of your most memorable projects? I have been fortunate enough to work on so many great projects at HS. Using my experience in wide format printing, I get the opportunity to tackle some really…
MelissaD
September 30, 2022
HearSay with SpencerStaff

HearSay with Spencer

Content is king—and so is Spencer. When it comes to the whirlwind of all the things that fall under the content label (social media posts, blogs, newsletters…the list goes on), he is at the eye of the storm. We asked him about his approach to content and how he ensures each element reaches the right audience, at the right time, and in the right way. What makes content meaningful to an audience? Content is meaningful to an audience when it’s relevant to them. One of the things I always ask myself when I’m creating a content strategy is, “What is…
MelissaD
September 6, 2022
hearsay with ReidStaff

HearSay with Reid

If you have ever met Reid Vander Veen, you’re probably familiar with his versatility and wide range of marketing skills. He’s led multiple teams in a wide range of industries, and as our chief marketing officer, he gets to help lead our team and our clients towards their marketing goals. Since he’s one of the newer personalities around the office, we wanted to ask him about his previous experiences and see how that applies to what he does at HS. Why were you drawn to work for HS? With HS, I love that I get to apply what I’ve learned…
MelissaD
June 8, 2022
Melissa DoyleStaff

HearSay with Melissa

Melissa is our go-to expert for anything web design. Since the early days of the Internet, she’s created hundreds of websites for businesses and organizations around the world. Every website build comes with a new set of challenges, and nothing excites Melissa more than getting to start on a new project. To learn more about how she creates websites, we asked her a few questions: How do you help clients get more business? If you have a good product or service, your website is just a tool to get more business. Treat your website like it’s your top salesperson–it’s warm/welcoming,…
MelissaD
May 16, 2022
joey schultzStaff

HearSay with Joey

Joey is an expert in all things video and motion graphics. When a client comes to HS looking to make an impact on a visual platform, it’s up to Joey to bring their vision to life and exceed their expectations. But how exactly does Joey work on visual storytelling, and what is his creative process like? To find out, we asked him a few questions to dig deeper into all things video. What is a day in the life of Joey Schultz like? Snooze bar. Snooze bar. Snooze bar. Get dressed. Go to the office. Coffee. Coffee. Coffee. Get to…
MelissaD
April 5, 2022
HearSay with AvaStaff

HearSay with Ava

Ava’s creativity and design talent elevates results for our clients, and her can-do attitude is wonderful to have around the HenkinSchultz office. We wanted to know more about how she approaches graphic design as a profession, so we decided to ask her a few questions related to her experience. What do you get to do in your role as a Graphic Designer? I work on a wide variety of designs, from print posters to digital ads, to logos and establishing a look and feel for a brand. It’s always rewarding when I spot a piece of my design out in…
MelissaD
March 2, 2022
Donna WarnerStaff

HearSay With Donna

If you have had the chance to work with HS recently, you’ve probably had the pleasure of talking to Donna Warner on the phone or over email. As our Business Manager, she keeps everything behind-the-scenes running smoothly and elevates our work by enhancing our processes. To learn even more about her balance sheet superpowers, we asked her some questions about her day-to-day operations and previous experiences in accounting. What is your primary role as the Business Manager? My primary role is to process job tickets which includes creating the ticket through invoicing the client. I also handle all of the…
MelissaD
February 2, 2022
Becka BurgerStaff

Passion, Focus, & Variety Push Becka Burger to New Heights

It’s hard to imagine HS without Becka. She has been a part of our team for over 20 years and has helped the agency adapt and grow into what it is today. From being a friendly and familiar face for clients, to planning the best parties ever, Becka’s worked her way up through the ranks at HS and credits her focus, passion, and love for variety as her keys to success. A True Passion for Marketing and Business Despite wearing a multitude of hats over the years and rapid changes in the Sioux Falls business climate, Becka’s fun personality has…
MelissaD
January 24, 2022
HearSay with MasonStaff

HearSay With Mason

Throughout 2022, we are going to sit down with some of the familiar faces around the office and ask them questions about their role at HS. Up first is our charismatic Account Executive Mason Van Essen. What is the most important role of an Account Executive in Marketing?  Thinking on the client’s behalf. I represent the client’s goals to the HS team, and I unlock the entire HS team for the client. An Account Executive’s job is all about making the client’s life easier, ensuring excellence in everything we do, communicating clearly, and offering a solution, always. You’ve worked on…
MelissaD
January 14, 2022