Stephanie Meier

Stephanie Meier, Senior Vice President
Marketing and Communications 

5506 Clayton Circle
Roscoe, IL 61073
SMeier@blackhawkbank.com


Stephanie Meier is a veteran marketing professional with over 25 years of advertising, community relations, employee engagement and sales experience. She has successfully led marketing teams within the financial, health care, insurance, retail and education industries. Stephanie leads the promotion and preservation of the Blackhawk Bank brand, client and employee communications, strategic marketing for lines of business, and has served as a coach and marketing resource for over 50 local businesses. In addition, she helped to secure expansion of commercial banking into the dental / health and RV park & campgrounds markets. 

Areas of Expertise 

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Human Relations and completing a suite of Graduate Studies from Rockford University, Stephanie prides herself on using her unique set of skills in marketing, business development, organizational psychology, and counseling to direct efforts for Blackhawk Bank. With over 15 years in the financial industry alone, she is well-versed in regulatory compliance and bank marketing. In 2022, Stephanie was named Volunteer of the Year by the Stateline Family YMCA.

Affiliations

Stateline Family YMCA Corporate Cup Planning & Marketing Committees, Old Settler's Days Marketing Committee, YWCA Women of Distinction and Board Selection Committees; YWCA Bright Futures Scholarship Selection Committee; and marketing and advertising advisor for numerous businesses in the state-line area. 

Just for Fun

Stephanie enjoys camping, kayaking, fly-fishing and other spending quality time with her family.  

Blogs

If you’re not already running Halloween weekends at your campground/RV park, now is the time to consider it. You could be missing out on opportunities for reservations through the end of your season, as well as other revenue generating activities, including special events and store/food purchases. 
 

There is an uncanny resemblance between the ways in which planning for a camping trip is similar to the strategy park owners should take with their digital marketing. So here are 5 ways digital marketing is just like planning for a camping trip.

What Our Campground Clients are Telling Us for 2021 and Beyond (September 1, 2021)


Our team has been monitoring the renewed interest in the camping industry and, just like you, we’ve been actively listening while industry-specific challenges emerge. Here are some of the common themes we’ve observed, and a few solutions as well.


Planning a fun-fueled vacation for your entire family can be exciting. However, it can also bring on some stress if you’re the one planning a vacation and making all the arrangements. 
 
The COVID-19 Pandemic has dramatically affected us all. Between changing work environments and shifting education logistics, this pandemic has altered virtually everyone’s way of living.
 
Today is National Stress Awareness Day, and while many people are dealing with pandemic-related stress, an extra layer has been added to parents with small kids. 
 
Fun experiences away from the house can be found right in your town or city; family bonding-time and making memories can still be a part of your summer.
 

Money Saving Challenges

Whether it’s for a new car, retirement, or a vacation, saving money is a good habit that can help you reach your financial goals.

What is AfterPay?

As online shopping grows in popularity, companies are searching for ways to keep shoppers engaged and to entice them to spend more money. 

Connecting With Friends on National Friendship Day

Did you know that Sunday, August 2nd is National Friendship Day? This day is earmarked as a way to celebrate friendships and rekindle old bonds.

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