Keenan Receives Prestigious Awards for Design and Marketing Excellence

TORRANCE, Calif. – November 29, 2016 – Keenan, the largest privately held insurance brokerage and consulting firm in California, has been recognized by Graphic Design USA (GD USA) and the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) for the design and execution of employee communications and digital marketing promotions.

For the sixth consecutive year, Keenan’s marketing department has been honored with the American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA. For 2016, Brandan Woods, Graphic Designer, received two awards, for his work on employee benefits communication materials for Keenan clients as well as for a piece promoting the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts. Robin Kerr, Art Director, received a GD USA award for her design of a customized health benefits guide for the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS).


Robin Kerr and Brandan Woods

At the IMA’s IMPACT16 Conference, Keenan received the IMPACT Award for the design of email campaigns for the firm’s KeenanDirect division. The efforts of Christi Turner, Marketing Manager; Alex Artiga, Marketing Coordinator; Sam Cole, Vice President; Lucha Olguin, Sales and Marketing Coordinator; and Miriam Diaz, Sales Supervisor contributed to winning this award. KeenanDirect serves the needs individuals, families and small businesses purchasing health insurance and other financial security products.

“Our team takes pride in the creative innovation of our marketing professionals and the collaboration of our field sales teams in delivering effective communications for our customers,” said Charlotte Doepker, Vice President, Digital Marketing for Keenan. “We thank the Internet Marketing Association and Graphic Design USA for recognizing the hard work of our outstanding associates.”

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About Keenan
Founded in 1972, Keenan is a top-25 largest insurance consulting and brokerage firm in the U.S. and the largest independent broker in California. Keenan is dedicated to providing superior insurance products and services to schools, community colleges, healthcare organizations and municipalities for employee benefits, health benefit management services, workers’ compensation, risk management, and property and liability. With headquarters in Torrance, CA, Keenan has a staff of more than 700 insurance specialists and branch offices in Riverside, San Clemente, Oakland, San Jose, Rancho Cordova, Redwood City, Pleasanton and Eureka. For more information, call 800-654-8102 or 310-212-3344, email or visit