Transforming Vision into Reality

Kostik Associates builds client success by providing a cost-effective portfolio of services including strategic planning, public relations and marketing communications counsel for businesses, non-profits, government organizations and other institutions.We draw on our extensive experience and a wide network of experienced professionals to build integrated service teams tailored to meet specific client needs.

We are pleased to share with you a examples of the difference we have made for some of the organizations we have served. We'd be happy to help you transform your visions into reality!

Discovering Heart and Soul

Headway logoWe led a Discovery Project employee team through an Appreciative Inquiry process to search for the root cause of Headway's success. The Core Team's mission was to dive into the organization revealed five key dimensions: Passion; Focus; Learning; Innovation; and Connectedness. (Learn More)

Creating Style and Tone

Xyratex home pageWe took on a writing assignment from a local agency to execute the first phase of the new marketing strategy for technology leader Xyratex - creating copy for the launch of a new website that would establish a style and tone for the company's brand. We worked to create style and tone that are clear and concise, reflecting bold confidence. (Learn More)

It's not about the money!

Fundraising to support Crosier Religious LifeWe created a five-day workshop that changed the attitude of an international group of Crosiers toward fundraising and inspired them to begin developing new fundraising programs to sustain Crosier Religious Life around the world.(Learn More)

Celebrating 800 Years

Crosier Brochure We provided project management and creative leadership to plan and implement a year-long celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the founding of the Crosier Order and the 100th Anniversary of its establishment in the United States. (Learn More)

Uncovering A Best-Kept Secret

Hennepin Parks LogoIn 1982, Twin Cities news media referred to the 25-year-old Hennepin County Park Reserve District as the area's best-kept secret. David Kostik led an internal Marketing Steering Committee and played a key role in initiating change in three major areas: facilities needed to be developed to better suit public interest; programming needed to be developed with appeal to broader audiences; and communication with the public needed to be improved. (Learn More)

Opening Doors to Opportunity

Youth Opportunity CenterWe introduced the "Youth Opportunity Center" - a brand new approach to serving the needs of homeless youth - a one-stop service center where a variety of social service agencies would set-up shop under one roof - at YouthLink. (Learn More)

Building for the Long Term

Lake Song logoAs an employee of the Crosier Fathers and Brothers, David Kostik developed the concept of a Crosier-sponsored senior housing project in Onamia, Minnesota in partnership with the Mille Lacs Health System. Mr. Kostik played a key leadership role in overall project management and marketing of the facility. (Learn More)

Revealing an Underground Image

Minnegasco adMost people don't have to think about their natural gas utility very often. Service is extremely reliable, and rates are reasonable. When David Kostik became Director of Communications for Minnegasco in late 1995, de-regulation of the energy industry was approaching, and the "underground image" was no longer adequate. Mr. Kostik led the aggressive effort to enhance company image and reputation. (Learn More)