Elizabeth Bartz, Author at State and Federal Communications

February 2, 2024  •  

The Importance of Promoting from Within

Recently I promoted Amber Fish Linke from a Director position to Vice President. She earned the promotion. Amber joined State and Federal Communications in March 2005 as one of our research associates. She took some time off that summer to […]

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January 4, 2024  •  

Preparing for the 2024 Elections

When I decided to write about upcoming elections in 2024, the song from Band-Aid (1984) came to my mind, with my own words. It’s Election time, there’s no need to be afraid At Election time, we let in light, and […]

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December 4, 2023  •  

Movers are Done … Now for the Fun!

Moving is not for the weak. After 21 years, State and Federal Communications moved to our new offices at 222 S. Main Street in downtown Akron. Yours truly was the only person on staff who never moved to a different […]

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I was a traditional student. You know I did what was expected of me. I graduated high school and went to college for a BA. Took a short-term job at an NPR station and realized if I needed to make […]

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October 3, 2023  •  

I am the Richest Person in Town

Earlier this year, our business development department started a quest to find colleagues, friends, clients, and officials to give a brief comment about reaching our 30th anniversary. Have you seen these videos? You can find them on the State and […]

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If you asked who the top 12 companies who donate to United Way Summit Medina (UWSM), you would be shocked to know State and Federal Communications ranks #12 and we have 12 leaders at the company. We also have 100% […]

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August 2, 2023  •  

O Canada!

If you are hanging around our website and digital media posts, you will see we are celebrating our 30th anniversary. This has certainly given us the opportunity to see how long we have been doing various things. Our marketing team […]

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I am fortunate. I do remember 30 years ago when I signed my name on an agreement where I would pay my former employer more money than I ever thought I would have. It has been an unbelievable journey to […]

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I have learned so much about the Girl Scouts, especially Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio. The organization honored me as one of the Women of Distinction Honorees along with nine other women in the area. Background of Girl Scouts Juliette […]

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People talk about Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR as we refer to it at State and Federal Communications. But is it a line item in your company’s business plan and budget or just something on your TO-DO list, transferred from […]

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How many know the International Soap Box Derby is in Akron, Ohio? That is right, the big hill is right here and that is where we found Mark Gerberich, who up until the end of February was its president. That […]

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March 1, 2023  •  

You Asked…and We Responded

We rarely send surveys to our clients. There are so many times people send suggestions that I just do not think about it. In 2022, we did send out a survey to all our subscription clients. These are the people […]

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February 2, 2023  •  

The Public Affairs Council

Are you a member of the Public Affairs Council? I joined the PAC’s Membership Committee, headed up by Greg Crist from AdvaMed and, in all honesty, was shocked at the companies who are not members. Consider this column your invitation […]

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January 5, 2023  •  

Happy New Year 2023

I know we all say how hard it is to believe it is going to be 2023 and how fast the days and months go by now…It is true. Don’t you think when you were in high school it took […]

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