Presstime Magazine 20 Under 40 Award • Business Street Online 40 Under 40 Award • Lee Enterprises Employee of the Year

Adventist Health / Central Valley Network Annual Golden Star Recipient • Leadership Kings President's Award


Special recognitions from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein, United States Congressional House of Representatives, 
California 20th Congressional District, California State Senate, City of Fresno Mayor, Fresno City Council, Hanford City Council, 

Kings County Board of Supervisors, American Cancer Society, Salvation Army and Hanford Jaycees Charter President Award


Graphic Design Specialist - Marketing and Communications Department, Adventist Health / Central Valley Network

Two gold-level awards on a national level and two second-place awards on a Valley level for excellence in health care marketing.
    • "Your Health" newsletter - monthly community newsletter distributed in The Fresno Bee, Hanford Sentinel, Visalia Times-Delta

    • "We're Growing" accordion fold rebranding campaign brochure featuring 4 hospitals, 50+ sites and 3000+ employees

    • "Your Surgery Plan" brochure for the medical/surgical department for the new opening of Adventist Medical Center - Hanford

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Central California Chapter - Internal Campaign of the Year Award of Excellence 

    • "Breathe Easy Smoke-and-Tobacco-Free Campaign" - internal/external publications, signage, promo items &  brochures


special Awards & recognition


My customers will tell you that I'm passionate about each project and to think of me as their company's own marketing department. I have a reputation for developing and sustaining long-term business relationships throughout my career with customers by consistently providing high quality work and excellent service.  I respect their business as if it were my own by learning about their products, services and customer base so I can create the most effective design and marketing tools to meet their goals. 

Below are just a few customers that I've been honored to work with and provide design or marketing services:


  • Mary Immaculate Queen School
  • Newport Beach Vineyards and Winery
  • Nickell's Bee Boxes
  • North Fresno Rotary Club
  • Omar Recording Artist
  • The Richard Nixon Presidential Library,
    ​Museum and Foundation

  • Roll On Customs, Inc. 
  • ​Santa Maria Services
  • Selma Chamber of Commerce
  • Sierra Pacific High School Football
  • Serena's Skin Care Studio
  • ​Sooner Green
  • South Valley Nut Magazine
  • St. Aloysius School Parents Club
  • Team Rhett Quilty - Bill Quilty
  • The Crossing Recording Artist
  • Transit Air Cargo Inc.
  • USDA - Melissa Costa
  • Valley Oak SPCA
  • van der Vis Inc.
  • Western Dairy and Farm Supply
  • Women With Visions Unlimited
  • Youth for Christ
  • Fredrickson Fire Equipment Co.
  • Fresno Trade Bindery
  • FTG Embroidery
  • Glo Mobile Spray Tanning
  • Goodwill of Orange County
  • Grabow Well Drilling Inc.
  • Hanford Chamber of Commerce
  • Hanford Family Practice 
    Residency Clinic
  • Hanford Joint Union High School
  • Hanford Sentinel
  • Hanford West High School
  • Heather Pritchard Mary Kay
  • Holly Chevrolet
  • Ink Systems Inc.
  • J's Lawncare
  • KD Chrome
  • Kings County Asthma Coalition
  • Kings County Bicyclists
  • Kings County Fire Department
  • Kings Regional Health Foundation
  • Kulow Brothers​
  • ​​Laton Rodeo
  • ​​​Lemoore Chamber of Commerce
  • Links for Life
  • Main Street Hanford

  • Aaron Yocum Memorial - Micky Yocum
  • Advanced Agricultural Services
  • Adventist Health / Central Valley Network
  • Adventist Medical Center -
    Hanford, Selma and Reedley Centers
  • Adventist Health / Home Care & Hospice
  • Ag Source Magazine
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • Armona Fire Department
  • Avila’s Hoof Trimming
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Auto Fanatics / Walt's Polish
  • Bulldog Extermination
  • C&H Productions
  • California Junior Holstein Association
  • Carl Nelson Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Central Valley Gator Softball
  • Central Valley Health Transport
  • Cookies Con Amor
  • Cool Hand Lukes
  • Create A Smile Photo Booth
  • Curtis 1000 / Taylor Corporation
  • Domries Enterprises, Inc.
  • Elliott House Bed and Breakfast​
  • Etiquette School of Central Valley
  • Fatte Albert’s Pizza Co.


Award-winning graphic designer and marketing specialist, Holly Nickell, owner of Nickell Design and Marketing, has over 25 years of experience in graphic design, marketing, event planning and media management. She has a wide background of design and production experience with many forms of media to support small businesses, large corporations, non-profit and community organizations. Holly takes pride in providing friendly customer service and customizing a unique brand for every client to help them gain the look they deserve and the market share the strive to gain.