Ascend Integrated Media Promotes 3 Members of Project Management Team

Overland Park, KS (Jan. 9, 2013) — Custom content agency Ascend Integrated Media LLC is proud to announce that it has recently promoted three employees to new positions on the project management team.

Amanda Marriott and Rebecca Harp, former project managers with the company, have both been promoted to the position of project director. Along with their existing roles in oversight of project execution and quality control, Marriott and Harp will have increased responsibility for client relations and client strategic planning.

Gayle Hutchens has been promoted to project manager from her previous position as business development associate. In her previous position, she worked to identify and prospect for new client business. In her new role as project manager, she will work with the company’s team of four vice presidents of media development as well as content and production team members to support and execute client work.

“These key employee promotions are part of a broader plan to enhance client services that includes the company’s largest investment ever in an extensive systems and software upgrade,” said Ascend CEO Cameron Bishop. “That upgrade covers fully integrated project management, CRM and general ledger systems.”

About Ascend Integrated Media: Ascend Integrated Media LLC is a custom media and marketing agency that specializes in custom publishing, trade show and event publishing, custom content creation and content integration. With headquarters in Overland Park, KS, the agency, winner of 49 national awards in the last three years, celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. Ascend Integrated Media is uniquely positioned to work with associations, nonprofits, government agencies and companies to develop and produce brand-enhancing communications products. The company engages on behalf of the client to create, produce and distribute print, digital and mobile content associated with marketing, branding and social media initiatives.

Ascend’s suite of fully integrated products and services includes print and digital magazine publishing, newspaper publishing, newsletters and eNewsletters, membership directories, product buyers' guides, exhibit guides, city guides, maps, annual reports, hotel door drop services, advertising/sponsorship/exhibit sales representation, patient education information, website design and management, smartphone mobile app development, iPad/tablet publishing as well as social media account management, targeted text/SMS services and QR code programs.

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