ATCHISON, KAS. — Greg Manis has been named corporate director of communications at MGP Ingredients, Inc. In his new role he will be responsible for overseeing programs and campaigns promoting the company and its products.
Mr. Manis has more than 20 years of communications and marketing experience, including strategic planning, brand positioning and management, integrated marketing communications, and creative direction and production.
He most recently was director of client engagement for VML, a global, full-service digital marketing and advertising agency headquartered in Kansas City. Prior to that, he spent nine years as director of marketing for Community America Credit Union in Kansas City. From 1994 to 2005, he was with Coleridge Design, a former graphic design and brand agency located in Kansas City. He began there as an art director and was promoted to creative director in 1996. He was made president of the agency in 1998.
“We are very pleased and excited to welcome Greg to MGP,” said Dave Rindom, vice-president and chief administrative officer. “He possesses outstanding experience and a broad skill set, making him well-qualified to perform an integral role in moving our communications initiatives forward. Greg additionally makes a great fit with our company’s culture and in-house communications team.”Mr. Manis received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.