More than 80 guests and employees attended SouthComm Publishing and Targeting Marketing’s first annual awards banquet held on April 11, 2015.

“The recipients of our awards were great examples of professionalism, outstanding sales and marketing achievements in 2014,” stated Philip Hageman, President and CEO of Target Marketing and SouthComm Custom Publishing. Hageman continued, “We haven’t had or focused on recognizing our people and an amazingly vested team that takes great pride in their work. It was long overdue, but also a long road to setting standards and exceeding our goals. I am proud of our work and our companies and the standards and reputation we have in the industry as well as the community.”

Award Recipients

Tyler Shepard (left), of Union, KY, was the 2014 Sales Associate of the Year.  In 2014 Shepard set the sales standards for Target Marketing. He won a well-deserved week long trip for two to an exclusive and “all inclusive” to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

2nd Place Sales Associate of the Year:
Jason Anderson, of Hebron, KY

3rd Place Sales Associate of the Year:
Jamen Purvis, of Independence, KY

4th Place Sales Associate of the Year:
Danielle Foltz, of Newport, KY

5th Place Sales Associate of the Year:
Malisa Smith, of Bellevue, KY

Shooting Star Sales Associate:
Gary Vaughn, of Hebron, KY

Support/Production Associate of the Year:
Christine Celsor, Cincinnati, OH

Designer of the Year:
Darren Hinerman from SouthComm Publishing, of White, GA, received this high honor for numerous magazine layouts and designs recognized by several state and local organizations.

Most Improved Sales Associate:
Allen Reed, of Villa Hills, KY
The Rob Lischer Award: Most companies have the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Rob Lischer (left) has been with the company for more than 20 years and he continually sets the bar high for his dedication, integrity, work ethics and being the best team player for Target Marketing. Lischer was shocked and honored to have his name attached to this award.
This year, the Rob Lischer Award was presented to:
Rachel O’Hara, of Erlanger, KY.