Topeka, Kansas, May 3, 2016 — The Creative team at Advisors Excel, one of the nation’s leading insurance marketing organizations, recently earned eight awards in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts 22nd Annual Communicator Awards.

Recognizing creative excellence among communication professionals, The Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program of its kind. The Advisors Excel team picked up awards for Web design, video production and integrated campaign.

“At Advisors Excel, we strive to create marketing materials and multimedia assets for our financial professionals that tell a story, push brand awareness and leave an elevated impression with the clients they serve,” said Chief Marketing Officer Kelly Pierce. “I’m proud of our team’s accomplishments and their commitment to creating award-winning marketing solutions on behalf of our advisors.”

More than 6,000 entries from across the United States and around the world were reviewed. Of the eight awards received by Advisors Excel, four were Gold Awards of Excellence and four were Silver Awards of Distinction. A full list of the 2016 Communicator Awards received by Advisors Excel is below:

Gold Award of Excellence

Silver Award of Distinction

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).  The AIVA is an invitation-only member-based organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.

About Advisors Excel:
Advisors Excel was founded in 2005 by David Callanan, Cody Foster and Derek Thompson to bring unparalleled service to independent financial professionals while supporting every aspect of their business. By providing access to proprietary products, unequaled training, powerful marketing and lead generation support, as well as a culture in which many of the nation’s top independent financial professionals continually refine their skills to better serve their valued clients, Advisors Excel seeks to raise the expectations of these professionals, both for their own businesses and for the solutions they bring to the families and individuals with whom they work.

About The Communicator Awards:
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. This year’s Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Please visit for more information.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit for a full member list and more information.

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