AAM Announces 2018 Individual Marketing Achievement Award Recipients

Jack Kolmansberger

Jack Kolmansberger

The Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) announced the recipients of its individual Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) during AAM’s 29th Annual Summit. Individual awards are presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievements in the accounting marketing profession, as well as contributions to AAM.

This year, AAM is proud to induct two exceptional professionals into the Hall of Fame, Jack Kolmansberger and Eric Majchrzak. Being inducted into the AAM Hall of Fame is the highest honor in the field of accounting marketing. Inductees must have 10 years or more of service and be known for their outstanding accomplishments as leaders of the association.

Kolmansberger, CMO of Reading, Pa.-based Herbein + Company Inc., has been an AAM member since 1997. A past president, he championed a new strategic direction for the association known as Vision 2020. Kolmansberger has presented at industry conferences, participated in roundtables and helped support the efforts and career development of many marketers and business developers, building the credibility of growth professionals within firms.

He has had a long and distinguished career in accounting marketing and serves as the CMO of Herbein, where they have made continuous strides during his dozen years of tenure. He remains a leader in his local community through serving on the board of the Media Youth Center.

Eric Majchrzak

Eric Majchrzak

A member of AAM since 1995, Majchrzak, CMO of Tucson, Ariz.-based Beach Fleischman, is a former AAM committee member and board member who continues to contribute as an advisor and task force member. He was part of the committee to help rebrand AAM and helped with the development of the new website, blog and nascent SEO efforts. He has achieved many honors – Marketer of the Year, Rookie of the Year and many AAM-MAAs over the years.

Majchrzak’s professional achievements include building nationally recognized marketing teams at two different firms. He has become a shareholder at his current firm and has blazed a trail for others with a path to partnership.

Rebecca Weiand

Rebecca Weiand

A member of AAM since 2013, Rebecca Weiand, of New Philadelphia, Ohio-based Rea & Associates Inc. has been named as AAM’s Volunteer of the Year. She has given tirelessly of her time and talents to the role of Chair of AAM’s Member Growth Committee. From welcoming new members to working with other committees to develop innovative member appreciation and satisfaction programs, she helps AAM achieve its goal of providing quality content and value to its members.

Katherine Koon

Katherine Koon

Katherine Koon, Marketing Specialist at Columbus, Ohio-based GBQ Partners, has been named as AAM’s Rookie of the Year. She has earned praise and respect for her ability to strategically and effectively manage a multitude of projects and initiatives. Her success at managing event experience and strategy in a new market, as well as streamlining the client survey process, not only saved her firm money, but earned her the reputation of being the resident superstar. In addition to her exemplary work performance, Koon is also a member of AAM and contributes her time and talents to the Strategic Communications Committee.