Spry Ideas is proud to announce that Jeremy Sterling, the company’s director of marketing, has received a 2018 Golden KEY Award from Vistage Michigan. Sterling was recognized for contributing to the growth of Spry Ideas, being open to feedback and coaching, implementing ideas gathered from Vistage meetings, and supporting members of his KEY group and the program in general.
Vistage Michigan (www.vistagemichign.com) is a member-based organization that provides corporate leaders with business perspectives and innovative strategies. Members take part in nine full-day peer group meetings per year led by a professional Vistage business coach, attend small group workshops led by expert speakers and have access to the Vistage global community of more than 20,000 business leaders, connectivity resources, a best practices library, webinars and member conferences. The members of the program are top level executives and others who directly report to a company’s chief executive.
Other 2018 Golden KEY Award recipients from Vistage Michigan include Jim Moore, National Food Group; Chuck Hagyard, Magna Electronic; Ron DeVriendt, Power Equipment Distributors; and Laura Tackett, Koppert Biological Systems.
“This year’s Golden KEY Award recipients have exhibited the best in professional development and leadership,” said Robert Holland, CEO and chairman of Vistage Michigan. “Each has worked tirelessly to improve the bottom line of their company and have become mentors to their colleagues and fellow group members.”
Jeremy Sterling is the Director of Marketing for Ann Arbor-based Spry Ideas, a marketing agency that provides a wide range of content solutions, marketing automation, web design and strategies that help businesses build profitable relationships with their customers. The Traverse City resident attended Western Michigan University, as well as the City College of San Francisco. He has experience in publishing, sales, marketing, management and business development. Sterling is a member of Vistage Key 3, a group chaired by leadership development expert Erik Larson (www.genuineperformance.training/).
In addition to his role as director of marketing, Sterling is a marketing automation consultant with certification on Pardot by Salesforce.
“Vistage has been instrumental to not only my development as a business leader, but also my personal growth and evolution,” said Sterling. “I am truly honored to receive this recognition from the group, and feel tremendously blessed by the friendships we’ve created, along with the many successes we’re achieving together.”
Jim Edwards, Founder and CEO of Spry Ideas, added: “From the day Jeremy began working at Spry Ideas, he brought numerous ideas to the team and worked diligently to implement them. He approaches his life and work with humility and a willingness to constantly learn – two of the core values we live here at Spry Ideas. Receiving this prestigious award gives Jeremy the deserved affirmation he has earned. Many thanks to Vistage Michigan for recognizing Jeremy.”
Vistage Michigan is part of the world’s leading chief executive organization, providing business leaders with access to new business perspectives, innovative strategies and actionable items for making better decisions and achieving improved results. For more information on Vistage Michigan, please call 586-443-5880 or visit www.vistagemichigan.com