what we're all about

Just as important as a corner post is to building a fence that will last years of weathering and tension, so is the marketing and communications program of any business. These posts, placed deeper into the ground than any other post in the fence, will provide the best support through proper planning, design and installation. It has been said that a proper corner post should be placed as deep in the ground as is equal to, or greater than, the height of the top wire. If you want to keep growing that top wire…you’ve got to dig a little deeper.

At CornerPost Marketing Communications, that is what we do. We ensure you have the strongest marketing, communications and public relations program to grow, even through the challenges and changes that your business may experience.
Afton Holt
president & creative director
Afton is originally from the rural roads of southern Hamilton County, Iowa, over the bridge, and through the woods (literally and figuratively). Growing up surrounded by farming, livestock and the agriculture industry, there was never a doubt she wanted agriculture to play a part in her future. While at Iowa State University, studying Agriculture Communications, Afton realized that she could combine her leadership, communication and creativity skills with her industry passions to make a positive impact.
Chelsey Westerman
lead web/graphic designer
Chelsey grew up on a farm in the middle of nowhere, between Pocahontas and Rolfe, Iowa. After high school, she moved to Omaha, where she attended college and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design. After five years, she had enough of the big city and was more than ready to move back to small town life, where she found CornerPost!
Leah Daniels
lead content manager
As Lead Content Manager, Leah brings her many years of agricultural marketing communications and media relations experience to CP, assisting clients with content development for publications, websites, news media and more. Now hailing from Winterset, Iowa, Leah was born in Fort Dodge and grew up in nearby Duncombe, where she spent many an early summer morning walking beans and detasseling corn.
Allison Hulshof
account specialist & project manager
Growing up in the middle of Northern Iowa Dutch country, Allison's childhood was saturated in the beauty of local agriculture with the combination of her family farm and her small town community. In 2017, Allison moved to Fort Dodge with her Bachelor's of English in hand, where she began working for a nearby non-profit as Director of Marketing and Communications. Now, Allison is ready to begin with CornerPost where she is excited for her agricultural roots and growing skills to blend together.
Kristen McEvoy
account manager
Known more commonly as ‘seed corn country’, Kristen grew up in rural Tama County and spent many summers detasseling, preparing 4-H projects, and volunteering through the local FFA chapter. After graduating Iowa State University with majors in Agriculture & Society, Public Relations and a minor in Agronomy, she worked for a farm real estate company as a Communications Manager. She then found CornerPost and has loved creatively solving challenges for our diverse set of agricultural clients. Kristen and her husband are sixth-generation farmers at McEvoy Family Farms near Coggon, Iowa, and take much pride in raising their cow/calf herd.
Sydney Tauber
account coordinator
A recent graduate from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, Sydney has always had roots running deep in Agriculture. Her passion for the industry sparked at a young age as she was able to see her family’s Custom Application business take off. She continued her journey down her path within agriculture as her high school FFA Chapter Treasurer and Vice President, partaking in many contests advancing to the state level. Attending ISU, she found herself involved in many agricultural clubs and organizations and held roles on multiple committees. Upon graduating in the Spring of 2021, she has found herself not too far from home in Northwest Iowa, here at CornerPost!
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