Stan Kingma,  

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Stan Kingma is a seasoned marketing advisor, businessman, writer, public speaker, musician, and photographer. For the past seventeen years, he has owned and operated the Kingma Agency, a marketing and publishing firm.

As creative director for the agency, he has marketed a wide range of products and services. Stan is a graduate engineer from Purdue University , and received a design patent during five years working as an engineer for General Motors� Delco Remy division in Indiana . His business career includes seven years serving as Assistant to the President and Vice President of Marketing for Wheaton Industries in New Jersey, a 3,000 person manufacturing firm. He was the General Manager of Royal Dorchester for two years, a ceramic manufacturing company affiliated with Royal Copenhagen in Denmark.

Stan has also been deeply involved in a musical career which includes fourteen years at Virginia Tech, where he was the Director of Choral Music, and created the New Virginians musical troupe that performed fifty shows a year throughout the East Coast. He wrote and produced an eight week coast-to-coast musical tour for Gerogia Pacific, performing in civic centers from New York to California and Oregon. Stan�s musical groups have appeared at the White House, where his Glee Club entertained at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. He directed and produced seventeen albums, and traveled for several summers throughout Europe and Australia as musical director of the U.S. National Chorus.  

Utilizing his stage experience, he and his wife have produced and directed sales conventions and public events for groups ranging from several hundred to several thousand participants. He has worked as a voice-over talent for commercial clients in Philadelphia, and is frequently hired as Master-of-Ceremonies for public events.

During the last several years, Stan has worked as a commercial photographer for a variety of industrial and business clients, and his photographs have been published in dozens of magazines and publications. His studio at the Kingma Agency is equipped with the latest digital equipment in addition to large and medium format gear. Serving as copy writer for the agency, Stan has written many technical articles, advertisements, and marketing pieces for his firm.

Most recently, Stan was a partner and Director of Marketing for Mark 4 Associates, a consulting firm specializing in assisting dental practices wishing to transition from a family practice to a fee-for-service restorative/cosmetic model. He created several print, video, and PR campaigns to promote these practices. Continuing with his interest in music, he was Worship Leader and Director of Music at Lynn Haven Baptist Church for the past three years, and is currently directing the Pops Concerts for the Jefferson Choral Society in Lynchburg, Virginia and the State FFA Chorus in Oklahoma .

Having enjoyed a diverse creative and business background, Stan brings a unique blend of experiences to provide unusually insightful marketing solutions.

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