Red-Banner-sm.jpg

Welcome to Achieva, Inc.

Achieva is a full service technical communications and adult learning firm specializing in products and services that provide consistent measurable results for the agriculture industry and other technology based industries.

Exciting news for 2019! 

Banner Back.png
Achieva Logo Fixed 2017 Medium.png

IS BRINGING YOU

MEASURED MARKETING, SALES & EDUCATION SOLUTIONS

 
ICON.png

E-Based Adult Learning

E-learning solutions customized to offer unmatched participation and comprehension results.

Learn More

Gamification 2.png

Interactive Gamification

Interactive gaming solutions designed to engage audiences and create fun and memorable brand distinction.

Learn More

ICON.png

Advanced 3D Simulation

Advanced simulation using the latest in 3D animation to enhance education and impact.

Learn More

ICON.png

Virtual & Augmented Reality

Virtual hands-on experiences customized to showcase unique product features, technical application requirements, and more.

Learn More

Engage.png

ENGAGE by Achieva

Customer engagement marketing designed to create critical distinction for your business. 

Learn More

ICON.png

Technical Sales Communications

Content marketing solutions developed to reinforce credibility and showcase critical data, research and efficacy.

Learn More

ICON.png

Live Webinars

Orchestrate and implement live product education and demand creation programs to efficiently reach audiences of all sizes. 

Learn More

Print Media.png

Print, Broadcast & Electronic Communication

Creative design and production capabilities to drive business communication success.

Learn More

ICON.png

Government Affairs

Unique science-based solutions to impact legislative and regulatory issues.

Learn More

ICON.png

Media Outreach

Favorable earned media coverage through effective messages, interviews and media relationships.

Learn More

 
 
Banner Back 2.png

CUSTOMIZED TECHNOLOGY
AND PRODUCT TRAINING

CTPT.png
 
CTPT 2018.png

Most companies simply develop and produce your product. At Achieva, we don’t stop there. We take the extra steps to ensure success through targeted, measurable results. CTPT means:

    • Tracking & Reporting
    • Follow-Up & Fulfillment
    • Measurability
    • Development
    • Production
    • Implementation
    • Management


Our Leadership Team

TERRY HENDERSON | FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

TERRY HENDERSON | FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

Work Experience: 13.5 years major ag chemical company - sales, marketing and government & public affairs, 19 years Achieva

Education: BS Oklahoma State University

Personal: My wife Beth and I met and married in Iowa before moving to Indiana in 1990. We have two adult children Oliver 23 (OSU graduate - HR corporate distribution) and Amelia 21(OSU Jr in sports broadcast media) We live on a small farm with draft horses and an assortment livestock in Atlanta, IN north of Indianapolis. Lived in OK, TX, IA and IN.

Hobbies: Boating, water sports, golf, college and pro sports fan.

 
KEITH KOHLMANN | SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

KEITH KOHLMANN | SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Work Experience: 40 years in the agronomic industry; 33 years in basic manufacturing, 7 years in distribution, 1 year in agricultural retail.

Education: Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at Western Illinois University

Personal: Grew up on a family farm in the Midwest. After earning a bachelors degree in business, I accepted my first agricultural industry position with a retail location supplying chemicals, seed & fertilizer.

Gained the farm-gate experience needed to foster the relationships that have become foundational to my professional success.

I have lived in Indianapolis, Indiana area since 1990.

Hobbies: Hunting, Boating & Golfing

 
TIFFANY FRASH | MARKETING DIRECTOR

TIFFANY FRASH | MARKETING DIRECTOR

Work Experience: Over 20 years of marketing experience including 10 years of agronomy marketing experience within the seed industry.

Education: Studied at Ball State University with an emphasis on education and business

Personal: Raised on a Central Indiana hog farm. Showed hogs, participated in 4H and loved every minute of it! Left home to become a school teacher but along the way discovered a passion for marketing. Landed my first job with an Indianapolis-based ad agency editing copy for a local veterinarian and I’ve never looked back! Put my farm roots to work in 2008 when I became the Sales & Marketing Director for Unity Seeds, a division of GROWMARK. Absolutely loved that role and the opportunity to work closely with growers from around the country.

Currently live in Fishers, Indiana, with my husband and teenage son.

Hobbies: Photography, collecting muscle cars/hot rods and traveling the US—hoping to see all 50 states before my son’s 18th birthday!

 
RYAN PUCK | CREATIVE SERVICES MANAGER

RYAN PUCK | CREATIVE SERVICES MANAGER

Hometown: Zionsville, Indiana

Education: BS Purdue School of Technology

Personal: I was born in Madison, WI. I lived in Tennessee for a few years before moving to Zionsville, Indiana. I'm also the unofficial captain of the Achieva Curling Team.

Hobbies: Music, Hunting, Knife Collecting, Looking for a sweet "new" old car, Computer Technology.

 
AUSTIN STEWART | OPERATIONS MANAGER

AUSTIN STEWART | OPERATIONS MANAGER

Hometown: Sheridan, Indiana

Work Experience: Project management, experience in sales, marketing, and logo development.

Education: BS in Marketing & Business Management from Manchester University.

Personal: Lived in Indiana my whole life, grew up around farming and raised 4H pigs.

Hobbies: Avid sports fan, coaches baseball. Enjoy being outside, visiting beaches and lakes!

 
BENJAMIN MARION | CREATIVE RACONTEUR

BENJAMIN MARION | CREATIVE RACONTEUR

Brand storyteller and writer extraordinaire; Ben has enjoyed the last 35 years in the thick of advertising/marketing communications. He cut his teeth working in the big houses –– from Madison Avenue to SoCal, and has been involved in everything from brain surgery to rocket science*. An Iowa Native, he listens to the voice of the customer to connect to prospects’ wants and needs to develop brand positions and buying ideas that resonate with people in all walks of life.

His career in marcomm began with Young & Rubicam in Cedar Rapids (CMF&Z), where he spent 21 years beginning as a Writer/Producer and ending as Senior VP/Creative Director. Ben lit out for the West Coast in 2000 to become Creative Director of Red Lizard Creative in San Diego for 8 years before returning to Cedar Rapids, IA to launch a creative boutique with 2 partners. In 2017, Ben joined forces with Achieva, Inc.

Through decades of experience with some of the best-known brands in the world, Ben has gained the savvy to understand what compels a consumer to buy. Knowing what the customer wants to buy is, and always has been, the key to success in marketing communications. During those years of work, Ben has created campaigns for major brands including John Deere, Dow, Elanco, Dow AgroSciences, Pioneer, Ford Mercury, Chevrolet, Sony Ericsson, Toro, Polaris, Cargill, Seaboard Farms, AMVAC, Scripps Hospitals and Clinics, Southeast Georgia Health System, Rockwell Collins**, San Diego Chargers, Buffalo Bills, GE, and many other National and International corporations.

Ben has not strictly limited himself to the practical application of communications. He was invited to develop a curriculum and teach a Seniors Seminar in Integrated Marketing Communications jointly sponsored by the Tippie College of Business and the School of Journalism as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa – where he thoroughly enjoyed invigorating a new generation of communications professionals.

 
PAUL MARLOW | ARTISTIC STRATEGIST

PAUL MARLOW | ARTISTIC STRATEGIST

An award-winning art director, filmmaker, designer and photographer, Paul has made an indelible impression in the world of marketing communications over the past 30 years. His unbridled enthusiasm and facility in developing creative that sells is the driving spirit behind his many successes in the world of marketing communications. Paul left his job as an editorial cartoonist to spend 5 years as an Art Director at Young & Rubicam (CMF&Z) in Cedar Rapids, IA. He moved on for Associate Creative Director positions in the Midwest before starting The Creative Gene with 2 partners in 2003, where he served as Creative Director until joining the team at Achieva, Inc in 2017.

From agriculture to manufacturing, package goods to the leading edge of medical technology, Paul creates campaigns that position products, services and corporations for increased share of mind and most important, share of market – for clients large and small: AEGON, AMVAC, Diamond V Mills, Dow, Elanco, Dow AgroSciences, Deere & Company, Krone North America, Sony Ericsson, Toro, Polaris, Southeast Georgia Health System, The March of Dimes, Rockwell Collins, The University of Northern Iowa, Mount Mercy College and The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Having been raised in the rolling hills of Eastern Iowa, the grain towers, golden light and expansive horizons of Paul’s childhood have greatly shaped and defined his aesthetic. He understands both sides, of art – from commercial to the fine arts. Paul is an accomplished artist, winning 1st and 2nd place in oil painting at the Iowa State Fair in 2017 and 2018, as well as showing in many juried museum and gallery art shows in the Midwest. .

 
FRANK HOLDMEYER | SENIOR WRITER

FRANK HOLDMEYER | SENIOR WRITER

Work Experience: Over 43 years of writing experience

Education: University of Missouri

Personal: I grew up up on a registered Angus farm in Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in ag journalism in 1972. 43 years later I retired from Penton Farm Progress.

 
PAUL QUECK | SENIOR WRITER

PAUL QUECK | SENIOR WRITER

Work Experience: 30 years of writing, editing and public relations experience.

Education: BS Iowa State University

Personal: I grew up on the family grain and livestock operation in Adair County, Iowa. I graduated Iowa State University with a B.S. in Animal Science. After graduation I served in the Army as an intelligence officer, including a tour in Korea. Returning from Korea, I joined the Iowa Pork Producers Association as its Executive Secretary for six years. I am the past president of the American Agricultural Editors' Association and a past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. My wife, Jayne and I live in Indianapolis.

 
Bottom Banner.png

Achieva, Inc.

416 West Main St.
Carmel IN, 46032
United States

Call us:
Weekdays 8am-5pm
(317) 818-1868