Mary Mitchell Joins Dobies Health Marketing as Senior Marketing Specialist

Mary Mitchell, Senior Marketing Specialist – Dobies Health Marketing

Mary Mitchell, Senior Marketing Specialist

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— As Dobies Health Marketing continues to grow and expand to meet the ever-evolving needs of its clients in healthcare marketing, the Kansas City-based agency announced today that Mary Mitchell has joined the team. As a Senior Marketing Specialist, Mary helps manage media, creative, social and digital marketing initiatives.

From her early roles as art buyer, account coordinator and marketing manager to her more recent positions in project management at Cerner, Mary’s expertise in marketing and creative services spans more than two decades. With hands-on experience in both agency and corporate environments , she understands how to track and manage marketing projects from concept through completion and beyond. Her work – and keen attention to detail – ensure service excellence for clients, team members and vendor partners alike.

“I had the pleasure of working with Mary years ago, and I’m thrilled our professional paths have crossed yet again,” said Thom Ludtke, Vice President of Creative Services. “With her extensive industry experience and skills, there’s no doubt she will be a big part of helping us manage our growth while ensuring the results our clients deserve.”

As a vital member of the project and media management team, Mary leads a group of marketing specialists and coordinators in managing and routing projects across all teams and workflows. She supports quality control for creative development and execution, ensuring all work is on time, on budget, and on strategy.

“I’ve dedicated my career to the art and science of great marketing – particularly healthcare marketing – because I enjoy knowing my work connects people to wellness,” Mary explained. “It’s clear to me that I share that passion with the people of Dobies, so I’m elated to join this remarkable team.”

Welcoming Mary to the company is the latest in a series of developments that mark escalating growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it celebrates 30 years as a leader and innovator in strategy-first healthcare marketing. Interested in joining the team? Additional career opportunities are available – view them here and apply today.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Dobies Health Marketing Recertifies as a Women’s Business Enterprise

Carol Dobies, Owner, Founder and CEO of Dobies Health Marketing, a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dobies Health Marketing, a strategic healthcare marketing firm now celebrating its 30th year, is pleased to announce recertification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). As the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, WBENC aims to facilitate the growth of women-owned companies while promoting innovation through diversity.

To be eligible for WBENC certification, companies must be at least 51 percent owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. In addition to operational requirements, WBENC certification includes an in-depth review of the financial and operating policies of the organization. Dobies Health Marketing initially became WBENC-certified in 2020, and leaders say they are proud to maintain the certification each year.

“We are pleased to have and maintain this designation, now for our third year, because we believe in the mission of the WBENC,” said Carol Dobies, CEO and Founder. “It is important to have a range of perspectives in business and business management, and organizations like WBENC are dedicated to ensuring that. We’re happy to be involved and serve as advocates for women in business leadership.”

Dobies has earned numerous accolades for her leadership over the years, including being named among Kansas City Business Journal’s 25 Women Who Mean Business and among Influential Women by Kansas City Business Magazine. She is a member of the Women Business Leaders of U.S. Healthcare Industry Foundation.

“Making sure women have an equal voice is key for any type of business, any type of organization, and it’s wonderful to see an ever-growing number of women embracing business ownership,” said Julie Amor, President and Chief Strategy Officer, who previously led the marketing team at The University of Kansas Health System for over fifteen years. “It’s also great to see so many organizations seeking out women-owned business, both within the healthcare industry and beyond.”

Over the years, Dobies Health Marketing has earned numerous marketing, branding and advertising awards within the healthcare category. The firm has been named among Kansas City’s top 25 companies with under 25 employees, a distinction given to select small business that have had positive economic, social and community impact within the Kansas City area. To learn more about Dobies Health Marketing, visit dobies.com.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations, and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

About WBENC

Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org

Dobies Health Marketing Expands Creative, Client Services Teams

Left: Jill Muir, Copywriter
Right: Jade Lemmon, Marketing & Client Services Specialist

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dobies Health Marketing, a strategy-first marketing, branding, and advertising firm for healthcare companies, has welcomed two new members to its growing team. This month, Jill Muir, Copywriter, and Jade Lemmon, Marketing and Client Services Specialist, joined the Kansas City-based firm.

“We are delighted to bring Jill and Jade onto the team. We look forward to their contributions to delivering high-quality content, service and support to our clients,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services. “We continue to evolve to provide the highest standards of strategic thinking and creative communications for healthier brands.”

As a Copywriter, Jill writes and manages integrated multimedia content for client communications. She develops compelling copy for promotional campaigns, public relations and other content marketing initiatives. She works closely with the firm’s creative, digital, account, and strategy teams to align content with client objectives and expectations. Her work spans a comprehensive array of media and marketing channels, including television, radio, video, digital, web, email, search marketingsocial media and more.

With a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a master’s in Marketing Communications from the University of Kansas, Jill’s previous work experience includes creating brand-specific, multimedia content in the health, wellness, retail and travel industries.

“I am passionate about strategy-driven content, using a distinct brand voice that resonates across all channels,” Jill says. “I love to combine the creative process with data-backed strategies that ultimately improve healthcare delivery and help people make more informed healthcare decisions.”

As a Marketing and Client Services Specialist focusing on hospital accounts, Jade supports tactical development and execution of campaigns and communications aligned with each client’s marketing objectives and positioning strategies. Her role is crucial for coordinating workflow to optimize team productivity and efficiency, ensuring all projects are completed on time, on strategy, and within budget and scope.

With a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Public Relations from Northwest Missouri State University, Jade brings events management and advertising support experience, including coordinating donor engagement events at the University of Missouri.

“Every experience from my short time in the marketing industry and from my time at an academic institution has prepared me to take on this role,” Jade says. “I’m excited to expand on my existing skill sets and provide support that ensures the best outcomes for our clients.”

Welcoming Jill and Jade to the team is the latest development in growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it celebrates 30 years in strategy-first healthcare marketing.

Are you interested in joining the team? Additional career opportunities are available – view them here and apply today.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

30 Years & Still Growing Strong: New Specialists Join the Dobies Health Marketing Team

Left: Sara Davis, Senior Marketing Specialist; Right: Tori Klein, Marketing and Client Services Specialist

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Dobies Health Marketing continues to grow an impressive client base and ever-expanding portfolio of capabilities, the Kansas City-based healthcare marketing agency is also steadily expanding its team. This month, two new specialists joined the firm: Sara Davis, Senior Marketing Specialist, and Tori Klein, Marketing and Client Services Specialist.

“Together and individually, Sara and Tori bring strong marketing and project management skillsets to our clients and our organization,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services. “We are delighted to welcome them aboard and thrilled about their contributions in delivering strategy-first marketing to healthcare organizations.”

As Senior Marketing Specialist, Sara Davis helps manage creative, social and digital marketing initiatives. In addition to project management, she serves as a final layer of quality control in reviewing creative execution to ensure it meets best-in-class standards. Sara is also a vital member of our media management team, supporting a wide range of highly integrated marketing projects.

Sara joins Dobies Health Marketing after 12 years coordinating marketing and communications at the Children’s Hospital Association.

“Growing up, I debated whether I’d be a nurse or an artist, and I ended up being a creative in a healthcare marketing firm building healthier brands,” said Sara. “I’m the type of creative professional who enjoys the granular details of high-level marketing initiatives, and I excel at keeping all the moving pieces in play at all the right times, delivered on time, on budget and on point.”

Tori Klein, Marketing Specialist, collaborates with designers, writers and account leads to support, coordinate and monitor a variety of client projects. With a background in business marketing and passion for healthcare, Tori assists our client services managers with maintaining project schedules within budget and scope. With her knowledge of client needs and objectives, integrated marketing tactics, and project management skills, she is a valuable addition to our creative and client services teams.

Tori worked with LifeSci, a biotech communications firm in New York, after several years with the Brandon Russell Memorial Foundation in Kansas City. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing from the University of Missouri.

“From my very first contact with Dobies Health Marketing, I knew this was going to be a perfect fit, that I had found people who are really good at what they do and very committed to the mission of inspiring better, more informed decisions,” Tori said. “Dobies delivers a brilliant combination of strategic thinking and creative communication, and I’m happy to be a part of the team.”

Welcoming Sara and Tori to the team is the latest in a series of developments that mark escalating growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it celebrates 30 years in strategy-first healthcare marketing. This year, the company also added Director of Marketing Services Daniel Hughes, Digital Marketing Manager AJ Templin and Marketing Coordinator Kamryn Cain.

Interested in joining the team? Additional career opportunities are available – view them here and apply today.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Dobies Health Marketing Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Years before the healthcare industry had HIPAA laws, telehealth, robotic surgery, AI-driven decision support, and mobile health apps, Dobies Health Marketing was already paving the way for what was to come. In a sea of creative agencies vying to help healthcare organizations advertise, Carol Dobies, the company’s founder, understood the value of addressing strategy first and foremost. That’s how the healthcare marketing firm amazed its first client 30 years ago – and the team says they’ve been hooked on that feeling ever since.

Fast forward to today, and the Kansas City-based company has experienced tremendous growth and expansion. From small-town healthcare providers to large multinational health technology firms – and every type of healthcare organization in between – Dobies Health Marketing’s strategic thinking and influence now effectively spans the globe.

“Good things are built to last, and good ideas will always grow and thrive when you provide the right combination of strategy and creativity,” says Carol Dobies. “Our team is at the core of our success – we have some of the brightest strategists, marketers and storytellers in the business, and our clients appreciate what a remarkable difference that makes.”

Over the years, their work for healthcare organizations has earned numerous marketing, branding and advertising awards. In 2016, Dobies Health Marketing was named a “25 under 25” company, a distinction given to select small businesses for having a positive economic, social and community impact in the Kansas City area. With a passion for good health both inside and out, the firm has been a Healthy KC company since 2018. It is also certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women.

As the company embarks on its fourth decade of healthcare marketing excellence, the team’s mission to build healthier brands – and the promise to always engage strategy first – is stronger than ever as their guiding light and most powerful asset. Healthcare organizations interested in learning more can call 816.753.3336. Talented individuals looking for great career opportunities in content development, graphic design, client service, strategic planning, data analytics and more can view and apply for open positions at dobies.com/careers.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Dobies Health Marketing Welcomes New Director, Marketing Services

Dan Hughes, MBA, Director, Marketing Services at Dobies Health Marketing

Dan Hughes, MBA, Director, Marketing Services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With 15 years of proven success in business-to-business marketing in the healthcare and healthcare education industry, Dan Hughes, MBA, is the newest expert to join the Dobies Health Marketing team. As Director of Marketing Services, Dan works collaboratively with clients and the Dobies team to ensure seamless delivery of strategies and communications that drive results.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dan to our team because his experience speaks for itself,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services. “In addition to great business acumen and an in-depth understanding of product and sales lifecycles, he has an impressive record of helping companies grow, position and promote their products successfully.”

Dan’s career highlights include marketing leadership roles in medical publishing, medical device and physician association organizations. From competitive analysis, market segmentation and customer research to strategic planning, project management and product marketing, he is passionate about helping healthcare companies meet and exceed their goals.

In his previous roles, Dan worked closely with marketing agencies that supported their business and revenue growth efforts, giving him an in-depth understanding of agency operations and processes. He says working for a healthcare-specialized firm like Dobies Health Marketing feels like the natural next step for his career path.

“Successful marketing starts with understanding the customer, the competition and the market landscape – so data must be the driving force behind it,” Dan said. “When it became clear that the team at Dobies lives by that truth as much as I do, I knew I’d found a great fit.”

Dan has an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in government and international studies from Notre Dame. He attributes his study of political science to having laid the groundwork for professional soft skills like building trust, being persuasive and fostering consensus – three key ingredients to delivering great marketing results.

Contact Dobies Health Marketing online or call 816.753.3336 to learn more about the firm’s breadth and depth of expertise. If you are interested in joining the Dobies Health Marketing team, several great career opportunities are currently available – view them here and apply today.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Dobies Health Marketing Welcomes New Talent to Digital Marketing Team

AJ Templin, Digital Marketing Manager

AJ Templin, MBA, Digital Marketing Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Dobies Health Marketing has added new talent to its strategy-first healthcare marketing, branding and advertising firm. AJ Templin, MBA, has joined the team as Digital Marketing Manager.

AJ’s experience and expertise includes digital advertising, marketing research and analytics, email marketing, and social media. In his new role, AJ works with the firm’s internal teams and digital media partners to plan and manage highly integrated digital marketing strategies for business-to-consumer and business-to-business healthcare clients.

“I think of myself as a very analytical marketer – very good with numbers and charts, finding the right metrics, making the right data-driven decisions,” AJ said. “Taking campaign and audience-first data and translating it into meaningful advertising and marketing approaches has tremendous value for our clients, and it aligns well with Dobies’ strategy-first approach to healthcare marketing.”

A graduate of The University of Kansas – where he earned his bachelor’s degree as well as an MBA in marketing – AJ excels at solving challenges and supporting excellence.

“AJ’s experience and talent will enhance our digital marketing offering for clients,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services. “He brings hands-on expertise in effective, innovative marketing strategies as well as an analytical and personable approach our clients will appreciate.”

With the current job market, AJ said he could afford to be choosy in selecting just the right firm. It was the quality of the people, their reputations, and the depth of their expertise that drew him to Dobies Health Marketing.

With 2022 marking the firm’s 30th anniversary, the company is experiencing increased referrals and planning for strategic growth to fulfill its mission to build healthier brands. Leaders are looking for more talent to join the team in the areas of content, graphic design, client service, strategy/analytics, and administrative roles. View current openings here.

To learn more about the impact strategy-first healthcare marketing can have on your business, call 816.753.3336 or email contact@dobies.com.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Dobies Health Marketing Welcomes Kamryn Cain to Client Services Team

Kamryn Cain, Marketing Coordinator

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Dobies Health Marketing, a strategy-first marketing, branding and advertising firm for healthcare companies, recently welcomed Kamryn Cain to its highly specialized client services team as Marketing Coordinator.

With her education and professional experience centered in marketing and creative communications, Kamryn is responsible for multiple aspects of coordinating integrated marketing projects for clients. She also collaborates with the creative, content, media, production and client services teams.

Kamryn is extremely passionate about people, messaging and project management. Through the art of effective communication and collaboration, she supports teamwide efficiency and excellence in client-focused, strategy-first healthcare marketing.

Describing herself as a storyteller, Kamryn says: “I grew up reading and writing stories, and that has made me who I am – someone who loves to communicate and rally others around issues and messages.” In this position, she is excited for her role in coordinating and disseminating knowledge and awareness of healthcare services, technologies and solutions that ultimately connect people to better health and better health decisions.

“We’re excited to have Kamryn on the team,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services at Dobies Health Marketing. “She brings strong skills and a fresh perspective that will benefit our team, as well as our healthcare clients.”

Kamryn said she knew Dobies Health Marketing would be a good fit when she realized it was the first job interview she’d had where a marketing agency actually put strategy first.

“I am a strategic communicator, and in many firms and industries, I find strategic communications are really undervalued,” she said. “To actually find an employer that places primary importance on strategy for marketing and communications execution was important to me.”

With a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Kansas State University, Kamryn’s previous experience includes executing cross-platform informational campaigns and designing multifaceted media packages.

Welcoming Kamryn to the team is the latest in a series of developments that mark continuous growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it approaches 30 years in strategy-first healthcare marketing. Over the past six months, the firm has grown across all areas, including strategy, client service, graphic design and content development. If you are interested in joining the team, there may still be a great opportunity for you. View current openings here.

To learn more about the impact of strategy-first healthcare marketing for your company, call 816.753.3336 or email contact@dobies.com.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

Creative & Client Services Enjoy Healthy Growth at Dobies Health Marketing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In response to healthy business growth as healthcare companies across the industry seek new marketing strategies and tactics that engage target consumers and propel their businesses forward, Dobies Health Marketing continues to build on its highly specialized team. The Kansas City-based healthcare marketing firm welcomes Jeff DeRousse as Art Director and Lindsey Elliott as Marketing and Clients Services Manager.

“Jeff and Lindsey’s backgrounds in the healthcare industry, coupled with their experience in design, communications and media, will greatly benefit the organizations we serve,” said Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services. “Together as a team, we continue to grow and adapt to strengthen our ability to provide the highest standard of strategic thinking and creative communications for healthier brands.”

As Art Director, Jeff collaborates with designers, writers and account leads to produce compelling integrated campaigns, websites and digital advertising. With almost 20 years of graphic design experience, Jeff brings a critical but creative eye to design inspires action and promotes brand awareness. His work experience includes brand design for Cerner Corporation, where he developed corporate identities with the goal of driving the brand forward. Jeff’s diverse background of design work for the health industry, as well as international product development and market research, makes him a valuable addition to the team.

“It’s exciting to join a healthy, ever-growing company like Dobies Health Marketing,” Jeff said. “Being able to help people connect to better health is very rewarding, and I look forward to helping create healthier brands.”

As Marketing and Client Services Manager, Lindsey works with senior strategists and the creative team to plan, manage and direct highly integrated marketing and brand strategies. For more than a decade, she has worked in various strategic communications and media roles, and her expertise includes planning and executing integrated marketing campaigns, public relations, social media, and crisis communications. Most recently, Lindsey worked as the Senior Public Relations Specialist at Olathe Health, where she helped with brand development and implementation, as well as overseeing marketing strategy implementations across all communication platforms. Her broad skillset makes her an ideal partner for Dobies Health Marketing’s clients.

“I’m thrilled to join this team and combine my two passions – strategic marketing and healthcare,” Lindsey said. “Our clients are not only enhancing the health of individuals but also their communities, and I’m honored to help enrich that mission.”

Welcoming Jeff and Lindsey to the team is the latest in a series of developments that mark increasing growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it approaches 30 years in strategy-first healthcare marketing. This year, the company also added Client Services Director Kristi Bond; Account & Digital Project Coordinator Alexis McDowell; and Healthcare Marketing Writer Donna Broussard Segura.

Jeff, Lindsey and the rest of the Dobies Health Marketing team can be reached at 816.753.3336.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.

 

Dobies Health Marketing Welcomes New Talent in Creative & Client Services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the health industry ramps up efforts to come back strong from the pandemic, innovative healthcare marketing strategies are in high demand. In response, Dobies Health Marketing continues to expand its creative and client services teams. Last week, the Kansas City-based healthcare marketing firm welcomed Alexis McDowell as Account & Digital Project Coordinator and Donna Broussard Segura as Healthcare Marketing Writer.

“Alexis and Donna bring the right experience and skillsets to deliver exceptional work with powerful results for our clients,” said Thom Ludtke, Vice President of Creative Services. “As we adapt alongside our clients to the emerging needs of the post-pandemic health frontier, we are growing our team in ways that continuously strengthen our ability to do what we do best: blend strategic thinking with creative communications to create healthier brands.”

As Account & Digital Project Coordinator, Alexis works with clients and internal teams to ensure on-time, on-budget execution for all marketing, branding and advertising initiatives. As both a graduate and former employee of University of Missouri, Alexis brings a fresh understanding of cutting-edge digital marketing strategies, including design. Upon graduation, she hit a marketing homerun when she was selected as one of only 12 students to join the St. Louis Cardinals First Pitch Program Inaugural Class. Most recently, she has worked as a design professional and a project coordinator in the solar industry. She also worked with conversion software at Cerner. With a knowledge base grounded in technology, popular culture and the arts, Alexis brings a unique perspective to the firm’s strategy-first health marketing expertise.

“For a long time, I knew I wanted a career that would combine creativity and strategic thinking to elevate brands,” Alexis said. “I’m thrilled to join the Dobies Health Marketing team, where I can put my skills and passions to work in ways that create not only healthy companies, but also healthier consumers.”

As the newest member of our content development team, Donna Broussard Segura has more than 20 years of writing and marketing experience. She has worked at every level in the healthcare industry – from medical social worker to marketing executive. Donna has published a magazine, organized expos and hosted a health-focused radio show for the burgeoning 50+ market. She has also worked in program design and grant writing, garnering millions of dollars in funding for nonprofits. At Harvard, she was an editor at The Harvard Crimson and accepted into Harvard’s competitive creative writing curriculum, with studies that blended creative writing, psychology and visual arts.

“With clients that range from international biotech giants and academic medical centers to local non-profits tackling the healthcare needs of the homeless, I knew this was the place and team for me,” said Donna. “I’m so excited to exercise the full range of my imagination and curiosity to touch every aspect of this life-saving industry as it reimagines daily the possibilities of health. The heroes in the healthcare field deserve every ounce of the passion I bring to my work.”

Welcoming Alexis and Donna to the team is the latest in a series of developments that mark increasing growth for Dobies Health Marketing as it approaches 30 years in strategy-first health marketing. Earlier this summer, the company added Client Services Director Kristi Bond. With deep experience in digital/interactive projects, Kristi serves as a liaison for web and digital campaigns.

Alexis, Donna and the rest of the Dobies Health Marketing team can be reached at 816.753.3336.

About Dobies Health Marketing

Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.