Sonia Greteman serves as a respected and sought-out creative voice on a local and national level. Her long list of personal achievements include a special governor’s appointment, the Donna Sweet Humanitarian Award, American Advertising Federation of Wichita lifetime-achievement award, Wichita American Marketing Association marketer of the year, Wichita Media Hall of Fame, Wichita Eagle Top People to Watch, Wichita Business Journal Top 20 Women in Business, and Communication Arts design annual judge. Her office can scarcely hold all the Lucite that’s rained down on her through the years.
In 1989 she founded Greteman Group, an industry-leading agency known for concept-oriented creative driven by strategy. She has built a team that offers full marketing, advertising, PR, interactive and environmental support. Clients ¬span the globe – from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entrepreneurs. Leveraging its Air Capital location, Greteman Group serves the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, flight support and aftermarket services. It also supports causes and clients close to home.
Sonia leads the firm as president and creative director. Whether the challenge is increasing a client’s marketshare, reframing an issue or connecting with new audiences, Sonia helps her team achieve maximum altitude. Challenging writers and designers. Spurring them to dig deeper, think smarter. She sets the agency’s direction, while empowering team members to spread their wings.
Whether Sonia is on a photo safari in Africa, an immersive tour of India or a behind-the-scene
art tour of Japan, her reverence for other cultures and ideas enriches the agency’s
creative product as well as feeds her own raging creative fires. She works tirelessly
for her own community, serving on the advisory boards of the Wichita Art Museum and
WSU Ulrich Museum of Art. She served 10 years as president of the City of Wichita’s
Design Council and for many years on the boards of the Arts Council, Wichita Aero
Club, WSU Center for Entrepreneurship and WSU Foundation National Advisory Council.
Her pro bono creative has rallied support for Exploration Place, Raninbows United,
Spay and Neuter Kansas, Kansas Aviation Museum, Roots & Shoots, CityArts, Positive
Directions and more.