We are proud to announce that Social Media Manager Carla Hale has been awarded several accolades in early 2013.
Carla was recognized by Women in Business Networking (WiBN) as one of the “Top Women to Watch” in 2012 around the Dayton area receiving her award recently at the 2013 ceremony and dinner. Candidates are nominated by former recipients of the WiBN community. Nominees for the recognition are chosen from a variety of industries including: finance, politics, law, arts, education, science, entrepreneurs and nonprofits.
In June 2013, Carla was recognized at the Mercury Awards as a runnerup in the “Best Social Media Rep” category. The Mercury Awards are the American Advertising Federation Dayton’s award program that honors advertising professionals in sales and support including ad specialists, media types, educators and vendors.
Carla led two projects that won Silver Hermes in 2013 for Wright State University. The first award came in the “Elements of Advertising” category for digital creative technology. The second in “Digital Advertising” category for advertising and promotion. The Hermes Creative Awards are an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies.
Carla helped found the C3 Group in 2010 and has been a large part of the company’s success. In an everchanging social media field, she invests a significant amount of her time to stay atop the latest trends in both macro and micro markets. This information can then be utilized as part of a client’s marketing strategy to help grow their brand in the digital marketplace.
In addition to her responsibilities developing and executing social media strategies for the C3 Group’s clientele, Carla also CoFounded CultureMASH, an organization of young leaders, in all facets of marketing, including new media, that uses their talents and skill sets to give something back to the community. A well known speaker in the social media field in Southwest Ohio, Hale has spoken and taught groups from the University of Dayton, Wright State University, The School of Advertising Art, Cincinnati State, and Sinclair Workforce Development. She is currently on the advisory board for the School of Advertising Art and the board of directors for American Advertising Federation in Dayton.