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If you’d like to send in a request for a quote (RFQ) for a recruitment advertising project, product or service, please send your request and contact information to Curtis Rogers. We will review your request upon receipt and then contact you with a detailed quote, as well as recommendations that address your needs and challenges.
If you’re sending out a request for proposals (RFPs) to multiple recruitment advertising agencies and would like CKR Interactive to participate, please send your request, instructions, deadline and contact information to Curtis Rogers. We’ll reach out to you if we have any questions or need additional information.
RFPs allow us to tell you what we’re really about, who we are, and why we’d make such great partners for your recruitment advertising, marketing or interactive solutions. We’ve made the whole process easier by providing you with some useful information.
We review and respond to all RFPs in a timely manner and will work out the next steps with you based on your needs and the requirements of your request.
If you call us and you reach our voicemail system, please provide your name, company name, phone number and email address in your recorded message. If reaching us by email, please provide the same. Although obviously you’ll have more space, so write as much as you’d like. We’ll read it all. We value your privacy and will not share your contact information with anyone.
The more information you can provide us in your request, the faster we can respond to it. If you’re not sure which services and solutions would be a good fit for your company, don’t worry! We’ll figure it out together.
Please let us know if you have any questions or areas you’d like us to focus on in our proposal.
Before founding CKR Interactive, Curtis Rogers was co-founder, president/CEO of Rogers & Associates, a recruitment marketing advertising agency with 10 offices in major U.S. markets, serving a diverse client base that included Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Hospital, Apple Computer, Cisco Systems, Compaq, Bank of America, Charles Schwab, Motorola, Roche, Abbott Labs and Pfizer.
His experience at Rogers led to the development of one of the nation's first online career web sites, CareerTaxi.com. After TMP Worldwide acquired Rogers & Associates, Curtis remained as division president and was active with Monster.com. Today, he is CKR Interactive’s President/Co-founder, a well-respected industry veteran with a potent combination of industry knowledge and business savvy. He earned his B.A. in Journalism and M.S. in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin.
Craig brings 20 years of extraordinary creative and employer branding experience to CKR Interactive as Executive Vice President of Creative Services. For each client, he crafts strategic and integrated concepts into creative, eye-catching campaigns that deliver outstanding results.
Before joining CKR Interactive in 2001, Craig honed his recruitment advertising skills as a creative director for Robert Half International, overseeing concepts and branding on such accounts as Accountemps, OfficeTeam, Robert Half, The Affiliates, The Creative Group and Benchmark. Prior to that, he earned experience at product advertising agencies, handling notable clients such as Norwest Financial, General Motors, the Colorado Rockies and Coors Brewing Co. Craig holds a degree from the Colorado Institute of Art.
Kasey’s two decades of recruitment marketing and video production experience date back to Rogers & Associates, which she joined during the agency's early days. She relocated from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles when Rogers & Associates was sold to TMP Worldwide and then stayed on with the agency for several years as a division president.
Most recently, Kasey worked with J. Morrison Group and reelPOWERED Productions helping organizations across the globe better tell their corporate story by leveraging special events, social media and online video. She holds a B.S. in Communications and TV/Film from Ball State University.
Brandon’s talents in online design and development are without equal. He brings his unique gifts for intelligent, efficient and innovative work to CKR Interactive as our Director of Interactive Services.
He joined CKR as our senior web designer/developer in 2007, after working at Motorola, Inc., where he created hundreds of website solutions for their advertising department and assisted in the design and testing for the evolution of multiple interactive and development products. His passion for intelligent, eye-catching design and innovative website solutions has consistently helped our creative team turn outstanding concept ideas and creative into award-winning online designs, including a 2011 Webby Honor in the Employment category.
One of CKR Interactive's most tenured employees, Michelle Ferreira keeps the agency's interactive projects on track and within budget. Her expertise includes preparing detailed project scopes, managing complex web-based communications projects and serving as the liaison between account services and the interactive department.
Notable projects she has steered towards success include career websites (among them, a 2011 Webby Honoree), microsites, mobile websites and apps, Facebook pages and more. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Advertising from San Jose State University and has a strong background in event management, marketing and client service.
Laurie brings more than two decades of strategic marketing and operational management experience to the agency. Prior to joining CKR, Laurie worked for two pre-IPO Silicon Valley software companies and at TMP Worldwide as an account director where she managed high profile accounts including Cisco Systems, Space Systems/Loral, KLA-Tencor and LAM Research. Most notably, she directed the Cisco account team that won “Best of Show” at the Creative Excellence Awards for its innovative “We Know Where Your Friends Are” Employee Referral Program. She was promoted to vice president/general manager, overseeing an office of 70 people and a $25 million budget, all while exceeding profit goals by 110%.
In addition to her professional leadership, Laurie has also been a contributor to the Chicago community that she calls home, volunteering her marketing, organizational and creative expertise. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
There's a lot of love for Wisconsin at CKR, but Laurie takes the cake. She's an NFL shareholder of the Green Bay Packers and dated Bucky Badger (the official mascot of the University of Wisconsin, Madison), recalling that he spent more time in front of the mirror than she. Who knew badgers were so narcissistic?
Andrew Gardiner leads the business development efforts of CKR Interactive’s headquarters in Campbell, Calif., a position he accepted after having served as founder and president/CEO of ADVANCE Recruitment Solutions (ARS) and BAJobs.com. He is also a regular guest on The JOB radio show, which airs Sunday mornings on 960 AM, where he shares his knowledge and insights with local employers and job seekers.
Andrew has also been interviewed numerous times for TV and radio programs focusing on the Bay Area employment market, and has written extensively about employer branding and recruitment advertising. He received his B.A. in English from the University of California-Santa Barbara
With over 10 years of recruitment marketing experience, Ginger is part of CKR’s senior management team and contributes her talents to drive the overall strategy for the organization. She is heavily involved in developing projects and programs, business plans, and providing key direction in program leadership and management, external relationships and knowledge management.
Ginger is actively involved in a number of local and national associations, and earned her B.A. from the California State University-Long Beach.
Amiksha is one of CKR’s senior managers, with over 10 years of recruitment and advertising experience. She oversees all account service activity for the agency and its clients.
Prior to joining CKR Interactive, Amiksha spent four years managing accounts for Nursing Spectrum/NurseWeek. She brings real-world knowledge and insight of the challenges clients face, and excels at developing effective solutions to help them meet their goals. Amiksha grew up in London and landed in California after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Marketing from University of Middlesex, UK.
Kendra is the director of Peer Group US, overseeing primary and secondary research projects to arrive at strategic communication solutions. She has conducted research for a broad range of clients including Genentech, Cleveland Clinic, Covance, Banner Health and others.
Her research into the physical therapy workforce was selected as Best Research Project at the 2010 CEAs, which recognize excellence in recruitment marketing and advertising. Prior to launching Peer Group US, Kendra held research and marketing roles in agency, nonprofit and university settings. Her perspectives have appeared in Communication World and on ERE.net. She has a Master of Arts in Culture and Communication from New York University and is an International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) member.
Meaghan is one of CKR Interactive’s most strategic thinkers, leveraging her 12-plus years of experience developing B2B and B2C research and strategy initiatives. Her broad range of abilities includes brand platform development and cultivation, messaging development, segment marketing, product launches, campaign planning, corporate marketing and market research.
Meaghan’s excellent communication and collaboration skills, plus her ability to build alignment within highly-matrixed organizations, has been demonstrated in her work with clients such as HP, Dell, Powered, AMD, Adobe, Synopsys and Caterpillar.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with concentrations in Marketing and Finance from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Arts in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.
In Memory of My Sister, Ronni:
Ronni Rogers was my inspiration, the person I most respected and looked up to, my confidant, my rock. She was brilliant in business and a true innovator. Yet this paled in comparison to who she was as sister, a wife, a parent and a friend. Everything Ronni undertook she did with zest and a spark for life. If you knew Ronni, you would understand exactly what I’m saying. She could light up a room with her presence.
Every day I feel like calling her on the phone, to say hello and ask her advice on so many things like I’ve done countless times before. Cancer took my sister’s life and the world has lost someone who was meaningful and made a difference. I miss her so very much.
– Curtis Rogers
“Look at the stars, look how they shine for you.”
– Yellow, by Coldplay
Ronni lit up the room whenever she walked into it. She was a blast to be around and could find the humor in any situation, good or bad.
- Carol Rogers
Ronni had an incredibly heartwarming smile that made everyone in the room gravitate towards her.
- Michelle Ferreira
Everything she encountered in life she took on with an incredible amount of passion. She was simply inspiring.
- Craig Freitag
Funny, spirited, charismatic, extremely intelligent and personable; Ronni was amazing.
- Skye Callan