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Aukema & Associates is a full-service strategic communications consulting firm with a special focus on serving Taft-Hartley Trusts and multi-employer health & welfare and retirement plans. Learn more About Us.


 Effective outreach and communications help plan participants understand and make the most of their benefits, giving them the information they need to take care of their family’s health and save for the future.

We partner with Trusts to provide strategic communications consultation, customizing communications based on the demographics of plan participants and the goals of the Trust, and employing the most effective tactics to reach participants and their families.

Strategy & Planning

We help multi-employer trusts develop effective participant communications programs, offering a range of strategic communications services including:


Our team of designers has years of experience with brand identity, print, and digital and interactive design. Beautiful print or digital newsletters? Check. Amazing PowerPoints? You bet. Leading edge web sites, advertisements, signage and packaging? We’ve got you covered.

Media Buying

Our media buyer has been with us from the beginning, leading our media planning and buying efforts. She puts her negotiating and organizational skills to work for clients with experience in a wide variety of mediums—from television and print to digital advertising.

Market Research

Our market research partner brings decades of experience with focus group moderation and questionnaire design to provide meaningful qualitative and quantitative research to determine attitudes towards products and services, and gauge public opinion on current issues.

Digital Media

Our digital media partners specialize in creating innovative, tailor-made campaigns, providing content marketing, social media, event marketing, creative campaigns, partner and influencer marketing, and onsite social media team.

Video & Interactive

Our amazing video and interactive team has extensive experience in audio, video, UI and immersive experiences. They put their creativity to work for Aukema & Associates clients, providing customized digital video, visual effects and motion graphics.

Web Development

With a special expertise in WordPress, our talented developers create websites large and small. With their user-centric approach to web design, they craft high speed WordPress websites that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on any device.