RjM Brings Home The Gold At This Year’s MANNY Awards

Donovan Cronkhite
President, RJM

Posted On February 27, 2017

RjM, a marketing agency based in Jackson, Michigan, was recently presented with 20 prestigious advertising awards at the 2016 Marketing Communications Agency Network (MCAN) annual ceremony held on January 21, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The awards were granted for marketing & advertising projects encompassing a variety of categories including radio, publication, print advertising, websites, mass transit, business-to-business and business-to-consumer campaigns.

The recognition received showcased RjM’s diverse skill set and ability to grow customers for their clients, regardless of the marketing medium leveraged. This was exemplified by receiving awards for projects as diverse as LTi Printing’s delivery trucks, Broadmead’s direct mail campaign, and Lost Railway Museum’s microsite.

RjM’s work for projects in the Jackson community also received high acclaim. Six other awards were for local community organizations including, Experience Jackson, Lost Railway Museum, Anchor Initiative, and Commanding Curve. “RjM has been a big part of improving the Jackson community and getting people to join in our mission to experience Jackson,” said Mindy Bradish-Orta, President and CEO – Anchor Initiative, Experience Jackson, and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.

“We are honored by these recognitions, and thank our clients for the continued privilege to provide them with award-winning work,” said Donovan Cronkhite, President of RjM.

In all, RjM was recognized for marketing efforts in 20 different categories for clients throughout the United States including LTi Printing, County National Bank, Ranch Life Plastics, Broadmead, Experience Jackson, Krupa’s Boat Mart and others.


Serving clients since 1980, RjM is an award-winning marketing agency that enable clients to grow their customers through digital media, print, television and radio. RjM creates marketing that is customer-powered – informed by detailed customer profiles, hard data, and the collective insights of our agency and clients’ stakeholders. For more information, call us at 517.783.2637 or visit us at RjMichaels.com.


MCAN is composed of advertising agencies from the United States and Canada, who serve consumer, business-to-business, industrial, direct response and retail clients. As the “ultimate agency network,” MCAN enables members to share ideas and resources in order to achieve excellence.


The MANNY Awards, presented January 21, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas, are granted annually by MCAN. Advertising campaign efforts are judged by agencies from across the US and Canada against those of other agencies. Judges for the 2016 awards ceremony included Mr. Doug Voegtle, owner of Idea Stalker and digital writer for FCB Chicago; Mr. Trevor Romain, author and illustrator, who has sold more than one million copies of his books; and Ms. Colonel Ann Peru Knabe, Dean of Students and Reserve Component Chair at the National Defense University.