Leading through innovation and diligence to continuously improve our rapidly developing world.
Our Guidance and Understanding:
Delivering practical management solutions for a complicated world will always be an important priority. Today’s innovators are increasingly challenged with mitigating against known and unknown risks while working to improve the technical and municipal infrastructures sustaining civic development efforts. Our guidance: Organize around a strategic plan, then thoughtfully execute while continuously gathering 360 degrees of feedback. From start to finish, use analytical data to better understand how projects perform and how to best achieve mission-directed goals.
Solstik Media is a globally-focused, connected-culture initiative that supports civic, economic, and cultural development initiatives.
||Digital and Social Media
|Lead with Language
||The Global Network is Yours
||Create the Community
||Social Media Campaigns
||Community Service Programs
||Strategic Outreach Planning
||Public Engagement Campaigns
||Website Content Management
||Press and Media Relations
||Online Articles and Website Copy
||Media and Interview Training
||Video and Audio Production
|Collateral and Support Materials
|| Professional Photography
|| Event Support
|| Graphic Design
Sustained partnerships require dedication to integrity and the highest standards of excellence—where success is not a singular instance; but is the accumulation of progress made every day. In service, excellence requires the skillful alignment of continuous improvement over the long-term with agile deployments executed to achieve mission-focused goals.
Lead with Language – Increase the strength of action through the integrity of a communications strategy.
Analytical research on industry trends and best practices — backed by 25 years of professional communications experience — goes into developing and implementing strategic communications plans for clients. Derran Eaddy has provided Washington, DC-based strategic planning and communications consulting services in the $560 B GovCon industry since 2008.
He has coordinated projects at the White House‐level and conducted bi-partisan Congressional engagement with experience gained as a U.S. Senate Fellow. His efforts have resulted in numerous awards for projects conducted on behalf of Federal agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Areas of expertise:
- Communications Planning
- Strategy Implementation
- Stakeholder Research
- Communications Audits
- Outreach Support
- Collateral Materials
- Focus Groups
- Event Support
Gallery Place Chinatown, Washington, DC
The Global Network is Yours – Harness the power of an online presence and get results that matter.
Innovations across the internet continuously change how organizations and individuals interact with government, business-to-business providers, and their relevant stakeholders. Connect smarter and embrace the data that can only be captured through digital communications tools. The world is open — and listening. Send the right signals. Get the right feedback. Derran Eaddy has collaborated on the management of organic social media campaigns that have generated over a million impressions for a single event (without using an advertising budget). As a consultant to the Military Health System (MHS), he navigated Department of Defense (DoD) protocols and led in the early social media integration efforts to launch their first social media program in 2008.
Areas of expertise:
- Social Media Campaigns
- Strategic Outreach Planning
- Website Content Management
- Online Articles and Written Copy
- Video and Audio Production
- Professional Photography
- Graphic Design
Create the Community – Make a difference by adding value to your community and industry sector.
Engaging in dialogue through traditional news outlets — television, newspapers, and radio stations — requires an understanding of the news industry and a forward-thinking approach to becoming a valued community and industry partner. As a career-long communications specialist, Derran Eaddy has refined a matrixed outreach approach that considers trade publications, community service projects, events and meetings. Think: authentic message, knowledge of the issues, and confident delivery; then drive a seamless convergence through the social media and the online “web-scape.”
- Community Service Programs
- Public Engagement Campaigns
- Press and Media Relations
- Media and Interview Training
- Issues Advocacy
- Event Support
Throughout Derran Eaddy's 25-year career—spent mostly in the Washington, DC strategic communications industry—he has operated on the leading-edge of international development efforts, supporting the execution of major campaigns in the defense, healthcare, technology and cultural development markets. His efforts focus on meeting client needs and have earned a reputation for award-winning service delivery that effectively supports global programs and initiatives.
As a senior consultant to the U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA), he has managed White House-level engagements in the $560 billion Federal contracting market and worked with project partners to secured bi-partisan Congressional support for multi-billion-dollar health care and IT modernization initiatives. He holds both a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications/Public Relations from Eastern New Mexico University, completed a U.S. Congressional Fellowship, and was appointed by the Governor of New Mexico to serve on the state-wide Commission on Higher Education.
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