Reno – Ira M. Gostin, MBA, APR, vice president of marketing and client engagement at KPS3, was recently named 2018 Most Influential Marketing Executive for Nevada by Acquisition International Magazine (AI).
The recognition is for Gostin’s work as the founder and president of 120 West Strategic Communications, a public relations and investor relations firm that was acquired in August 2018 by KPS3. KPS3 is a full-service brand, marketing and digital communications firm focused on helping companies realize growth.
Acquisition International Magazine is a monthly magazine based in the United Kingdom. It serves a global audience that seeks to inform, entertain, influence and shape the global corporate conversation through a combination of high quality editorial content, rigorous research and an experienced and dedicated worldwide network of advisors, experts and contributors.
“This is such an exciting honor,” said Gostin. “I’m proud of the work we did at 120 West and thrilled to now bring this recognition to my work at KPS3.”
According to AI magazine, The Global Excellence Awards was launched to showcase the businesses that work hard to offer clients the highest standards of service and support within their respected and competitive industry.
“Ira Gostin is our recipient for Nevada and was judged purely on merit by our in-house teams and assessed against multiple relevant criteria, including previous accolades won, company performance over a given period of time, influence within the industry, sector or region and client testimonials or recommendations,” said Chelsea Dytham, AI features executive.
Gostin received his undergraduate degree at California State University, Long Beach, and an MBA with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Phoenix. He has attended executive education at Columbia University and New York University. In 2017, Gostin was named Chief Marketing Officer of the Year in the Western United States by Corporate Vision Magazine.
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