Crestmark Wins Three Graphic Design Awards

Two Prizes Awarded for Direct Mail; One for Print Advertisement

Troy, Mich., (Dec. 23, 2016) – Crestmark’s marketing department was honored by Graphic Design USA with three American Graphic Design Awards for advertising and direct mailings. The work was created in-house by Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications Director Lisa Beattie. These awards mark the eighth time that Graphic Design USA has recognized Crestmark’s graphic design work.

For this year’s American Graphic Design Awards competition, nearly 10,000 entries were submitted. Crestmark was among the 15 percent of entrants recognized with Certificates of Excellence. The following work was recognized:

  • In the category of Direct Mail and Direct Response, Crestmark was recognized for a direct mail piece titled “Driverless,” which was distributed to small- and medium-sized businesses in the transportation industry.
  • In the category of Direct Mail and Direct Response, Crestmark was recognized for a direct mail piece titled “Plaid to Pink Snaps,” which was distributed to small- and medium-sized businesses in the apparel, footwear and accessories industries.
  • In the category of Advertising, Crestmark was recognized for a print ad titled “Don’t Lose Your Head,” which was created for a target audience of small- and medium-sized businesses in the apparel, footwear and accessories industries.

Marty Blake, executive vice president of Marketing, Banks & Financial Organization Manager said, “Crestmark Bank is competing for clients in a very competitive space, and we know that to get the attention of busy professionals, we must stand out. We are very pleased that the work created by Lisa and the marketing team has been recognized with American Graphic Design Awards.”

The American Graphic Design Awards is an annual design competition that has recognized the best of graphic design in the U.S. for five decades. The annual competition is open to the national creative community: advertising agencies, graphic design firms, corporations, associations, universities, government, publishers and more. It honors outstanding work of all kinds and across all media.