Mintz + Hoke Wins Six Connecticut Art Directors Council Awards

AVON, Conn., June 30, 2015 – Connecticut integrated marketing communications agency Mintz + Hoke was recently recognized by the Connecticut Art Directors Council (CADC) for creative, digital and branding work on behalf of CTfastrak, DRS Technologies and Metro Hartford Alliance.

Now in its 40th year, the CADC is an independent professional organization that brings together Connecticut’s creative community. Mintz + Hoke accepted two silver and four excellence awards including:

CADC Silver awards:
• CTfastrak Billboard - Get to the Dentist
• CTfastrak Billboard - Lose Wait

CADC Excellence awards:
• CTfastrak Print Campaign
• CTfastrak gas pump
• DRS Maritime Capabilities Microsite
• Metro Hartford Alliance Logo

The CADC judging panel included creative directors and illustrators from around the country, who evaluated entries and recognized agencies and independent professionals for their creativity.

“It’s nice to get the validation,” said agency Creative Director Grant Sanders. “We work very hard on behalf of our clients solving some very complex marketing challenges, so it’s great to see our creative work get recognition from our peers around the country.”

Mintz + Hoke team members who contributed to the award winning work include CEO Chris Knopf; President Ron Perine; Creative Director Grant Sanders; Senior Vice President, Strategy, Andrew Wood; Senior Vice President, Media Sara-Beth Donovan; Assistant Creative Director Trevor Dobrowsky; Director of Digital Technology Kathy Morelli; Digital Technology Lead Michael Perry; Interactive Art Director Natasha Rethke; Digital User Experience Architect Colin Anderson; Senior Copywriter Roseanne Azarian; Copywriter Kevin MacPhee; Account Executive Ben Cadwell; Account Coordinator John-Ryan Foster and Traffic Manager Kelly Dooley.

About Mintz + Hoke
Mintz + Hoke is an integrated, full-service communications firm offering a wide range of strategic planning, advertising, public relations, interactive, media planning and buying, and direct marketing services. Mintz + Hoke Media Only is an independent service devoted to media planning and buying. Mintz + Hoke’s mission is to Make every contact with your brand worth MORE. The agency is proud to be named one of Connecticut’s Top Workplaces of 2014 by the Hartford Courant and FoxCT. Clients include the State of Connecticut, Legrand Wiremold and DRS Technologies. Mintz + Hoke is a shareholder of Denver-based Worldwide Partners Inc., the world’s largest alliance of independent agencies serving clients around the globe. For more information, visit


Contact: Heather Gillette, 860-679-9876

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