Erica England awarded Communications Professional of the Year


Atlanta – May 13, 2016 – Arketi Group’s Erica England, account supervisor, earned a Stevie® Award as a bronze winner in the Communications Professional of the Year category for excellence in PR, marketing and account management. England manages key accounts including Cox Business, NCR Small Business, Salesfusion, Xerox Mortgage System and PMG.

Organizations of all sizes and virtually every industry submitted more than 3,400 nominations this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, and Marketing Campaign of the Year among others.

“Erica goes above and beyond her day-to-day work and has been a great asset to our team,” said Mike Neumeier, APR, principal at Arketi Group. “She embodies all the qualities of a stellar communications professional and tactfully builds relationships with key media and influencers to consistently exceed clients’ expectations.”

England displayed her media prowess as a panelist during the PRSA 2015 International Conference along with fellow panelists from Burson Marsteller, Aflac Incorporated and MichaelSMARTPR. Erica has also earned national and local awards for the following clients:

  • Aptean – 2015 Silver Anvil Award; 2015 PRSA Georgia Phoenix Award; and three MarCom Awards
  • Cox Media – 2015 PRSA Georgia Phoenix Award
  • NCR Silver – 2016 B2B Marketer Award; 2015 Best Integrated Marketing Campaign from Technology Association of Georgia; 2015 PRSA Georgia Phoenix Award; MarCom Award

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20.

About Arketi Group
Arketi Group is a public relations (PR) and digital marketing firm that helps business-to-business (B2B) technology organizations accelerate growth through intelligent strategy, public relations, messaging, branding and demand generation. Consistently recognized by Chief Marketer magazine as one of the nation’s “B2B Top Shops,” Arketi helps its clients use marketing to generate revenue. Companies benefiting from this approach to B2B marketing include Aptean, Cox, NCR, Recall and Xerox. For more information, call 404-929-0091 ext. 210 or visit

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at