Entries by Elizabeth Lazdins

Lessons Learned: Working from Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

With a shelter-in-place order in effect in Illinois until April 7, our headquarter office is working from home. While our ROWE environment has made the transition seamless for most of the team, I’ve undergone the biggest switch from on-site office manager to work from home office manager. With that in mind, I thought I’d share […]


Chartwell Agency Completes Marketing Campaign Videos for Wyoming-Based Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union

Chartwell Agency recently completed marketing campaign videos for Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union, a credit union with 11 locations in Wyoming and Colorado. Chartwell Agency developed the “What Matters Most” video campaign sharing real stories that underscore the personal connection Meridian Trust develops with its members. The video series shares the personal side of the […]


Chartwell Agency Oversees Marketing Efforts for Beloit Health System’s 50th Anniversary Event

Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in Rockford with additional presences in Madison and the Quad Cities, recently oversaw marketing and public relations efforts for Beloit Health System’s 50th Anniversary event to celebrate and commemorate with area residents and employees. Beloit Health System, headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, serves residents of Wisconsin and Illinois with […]

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Chartwell Agency Completes New Marketing Campaign for Northern Illinois Vein Clinic/Gilvydis Vein Clinic

Chartwell Agency recently completed a new marketing campaign for Northern Illinois Vein Clinic (NIVC), based in Rockford, and Gilvydis Vein Clinic (GVC), based in Geneva and Sycamore. The clinics provide innovative, nonsurgical treatments for patients suffering from painful and unsightly leg vein issues. Care is delivered by a team of advanced professionals using state-of-the-art, minimally […]


Six Tips for a Great Retreat

Recently, Chartwell closed for the day for our quarterly retreat. We hold them regularly, each one with a particular focus. Instead of just looking at a retreat as a day off work as many people do, I always find myself mentally exhausted but invigorated at the end of the day. According to Fortune, retreats offer […]

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Chartwell Agency Wins Two of the Highest Honors in National eHealthcare Leadership Awards

Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, recently was honored with two national awards for work on its health care clients. The eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognizes the very best websites, digital communications and business improvement initiatives of a wide range of health care organizations.   Chartwell Agency received a Platinum Award for […]

Catherine Povalitis Rejoins Chartwell Agency as Vice President

Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, today announced that Catherine Povalitis has rejoined Chartwell Agency. Povalitis will be a Vice President at the firm. Povalitis originally joined the firm in 2015 as a Communications Strategist and since that time has emerged as a leader within the organization. She has been an […]

Chartwell Agency Manages Quad Cities Navy Week Program

Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, managed the United States Navy Week program in the Quad Cities region. The Navy Week program is the Navy’s primary outreach effort into areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. The program is designed to help Americans in the heartland understand that their […]


Research Now to Avoid Headaches Later

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin Developing and creating a marketing campaign can be a very time-consuming and expensive process. They can be months or years in the making and can carry large budgets on the creation and execution sides. After they have launched, the last thing anyone wants […]