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About Stamats Communications Inc

Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Stamats Communications Inc is a specialized marketing solutions company providing services in consulting, marketing, research, creative, traditional media, digital media, social media, live events, and business to business information.

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For general questions, please email contact@interiorsandsources.com

Stamats Communications, Inc. 615 Fifth St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 PO Box 1888
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888
(319) 364-6167

Content Direction

Valerie Dennis Craven

Director of Content Services
An experienced and organized editorial leader, Valerie brings 15 years of storytelling to the table, leading the editorial content team to create compelling content for its brands and business units. While Valerie enjoys all content, her areas of interest are in design and lifestyle, technology and generational issues. 

After a decade working for daily newspapers in the Midwest and southeastern U.S., Valerie moved to B2B trade publications, helping clients create brand-defining editorial and content for their audiences. Having started her career as a designer and copy editor and spent time as a writer and editor, Valerie can plan and create content with the end product and user in mind. 

Contact Valerie (319) 861-5037 | Send E-mail

Mariah Obiedzinski

Director of Content Services
A leader in conversion-centered content strategies, Mariah has directed multiple enterprise content projects across the U.S. Her areas of expertise include content strategy, writing, subject matter expert and stakeholder interviews, and content marketing initiatives.

Mariah holds a BA in journalism and a BA in English from Mount Mercy University. An avid runner, she’s competed in several marathons and ultra distance footraces.

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Michael Leonard

Manager of Digital Strategy
Michael Leonard has taken on several different roles since 2007, including digital strategist, audience manager, and database associate while working closely alongside design, development, and marketing teams.

This range of skill sets allows him unique insight into uncovering issues with the presentation and optimization of content from multiple different angles to ensure that the correct solution is always found.

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Katie Downing

Digital Project Manager
Katie joined the team in May 2018. She’s utilized her BA in English as a development writer for business-to-business, higher education and non-profits.

Katie has also been a part of the content marketing world, creating engaging copy for email marketing efforts as well as online content. Over the years, she's worked with close to 100 unique clients and loves being part of a creative team.

Contact Katie (319) 861-5044 | Send E-mail

Robert Nieminen, Editor-at-LargeRobert Nieminen

Robert Nieminen is an award-winning freelance writer and former Editor-in-Chief of interiors+sources magazine, for which he currently acts as the Editor-at-Large.

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Janelle Penny

Senior Writer

Janelle is a senior editor for Stamats. She is an alumna of the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a general assignment reporter.

(319) 861-5050 | Send E-mail

Adrian Thompson

Associate Editor

Adrian joined the team as a staff writer in March 2018. She graduated from the University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where she minored in English. She currently writes for Meetings Today, interiors+sources, and BUILDINGS.

(319) 861-5133 | Send E-mail

Sarah Kloepple, Staff WriterSarah Kloepple

Staff Writer

Sarah joined the Stamats team as a staff writer in August 2018. She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, where her focus was magazine writing. She’s written and edited for numerous publications in her hometown of St. Louis.

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Steven SloanSteven Sloan

Brand Director
(206) 228-6729 | Send E-mail