This year’s Silver Medal Award goes to Steve McKee. McKee has been a business and branding strategist for nearly 30 years, holding executive positions at notable agencies including NW Ayer, Della Fermina, and a division of McCann-Erickson Worldwide, working on brands including Pizza Hut, International Paper, Bloomberg and Taco Bell. He is the President of New Mexico’s McKee Wallwork + Co., a longtime marketing columnist for BusinessWeek.com and the founder of a tech startup in San Francisco. He has been published or quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, Advertising Age, Adweek, Investor’s Business Daily and The Los Angeles Times, among others, and he has appeared on CNBC, ESPN2, CNNfn, Bloomberg TV, and network television affiliates across America. Congratulations, Steve McKee, on winning the AAF NM 2015 Silver Medal Award.