Nancy Sarpolis

Renaissance Awards


Nancy Sarpolis

Strategic Communications Group LLC

Nancy is a communications professional with more than 30 years of experience in strategic communications development and implementation for organizations such as General Motors, Kellogg, Meritor and AAA Michigan. She launched Strategic Communications Group LLC in 2015 and draws on her experience in employee communications, corporate video, public relations and intranet content development to create customized communication plans that help clients meet their business goals.

Previously, Nancy worked for Meritor, a global B2B supplier to the commercial vehicle and industrial markets, where she was responsible for implementing communication plans to drive understanding of the company’s three-year strategic plan and financial goals. She spent 12 years with General Motors in a variety of communication roles, including several years providing comprehensive communications support to 12 GM automobile manufacturing plants, including capital investments. She started her communications career at AAA Michigan, working her way up to a management role after starting as an intern.

She is a past president of IABC Detroit (2009-2010) and has earned numerous IABC Detroit Renaissance Awards and Silver Quills for writing, intranet content development and communication management. Nancy helped bring the IABC Heritage Region conference to Detroit in 2011 and served as co-chair.

Nancy earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Communications from the University of Michigan – Dearborn, and has a Master of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.