April 20, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. (April 20, 2016) – Nexus Direct, a leading international direct marketing agency, has announced the addition of Meg Dawes to its staff as Vice President of Strategic Services. In addition to this key appointment, current employees Ashley Gundlach and Kristi Rinck have been promoted to Associate Vice President of Client Services and Associate Vice President of Production and Data Services, respectively.

Dawes comes to Nexus Direct with over 25 years of direct marketing experience, having held strategic roles in everything from sales and account services to production, business development, and marketing strategy. Her background is as diverse as the clients she has served and provides her with the unique ability to understand clients and their programs at every level and from every angle. As Vice President of Strategic Services, Dawes will focus on providing outstanding service in all client relationships while contributing to the agency’s strategic planning of client programs, business development, team building, and process improvement.

Recently celebrating her eight-year anniversary with Nexus Direct, Gundlach has been instrumental in the success of many of the company’s client programs and campaigns. Formerly serving as group Account Director, her deep experience with both nonprofit and political clients makes her adept at consistently leading her team to produce data-driven solutions that exceed projections and have set records in the political fundraising community. As Associate Vice President of Client Services, Gundlach will continue to focus on developing strategic solutions and managing clients’ needs while providing actionable insights and solutions to specific marketing challenges across all verticals.

Prior to her promotion to Associate Vice President of Production and Data Services, Rinck has held several vital roles during her nine years at Nexus Direct. She serves as the senior buyer to all print production and data service providers while also leading the Production, Data, and Quality Assurance departments. Her in-depth knowledge of each client’s overall business objectives and specific campaign requirements have made her essential in achieving success for clients with the highest attention to detail and maximum efficiency.

“I’m excited and honored to be surrounded by such a talented team of true entrepreneurial business leaders,” said Suzanne Cole Nowers, Nexus Direct’s CEO. “With their leadership, we will continue to deliver extraordinary results for our clients, pushing the envelope to test new strategies both domestically and abroad.” Since Nowers founded the company in 2004, Nexus Direct has generated over half a billion dollars in revenue for its clients by targeting, engaging, and persuading 7,000,000 consumers to respond.

About Nexus Direct: Nexus Direct is an independent, full-service direct marketing agency with a broad range of corporate, political, national association, and nonprofit clients. Founded in 2004, Nexus Direct is a nationally certified Women’s Business Enterprise and has been named three times to the Inc. 5000 list of “America’s Fastest-Growing Companies.” Recognized on four Top Business Lists nationally and statewide in 2016 by DiversityBusiness.com and named as a Top 100 Agency by the Agency Post in 2013, Nexus Direct is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.