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Karissa appears in the 
Top 40 Under 40 magazine.

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Karissa Kopecky

Karissa Kopecky holds the integral role of marketing manager, where she leads the establishment and ongoing development of all marketing strategies, lead generation, and brand communications for Falcon Plastics, a trusted name in plastic fabrication for nearly fifty years. Headquartered in Brookings, South Dakota, Falcon Plastics is a family-owned and operated business molding plastics into a vast array of products, from medical devices to daily household essentials.

Boasting over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications, Karissa has gained an unparalleled understanding of the intersection between marketing and the plastics industry. Her first job was with Daktronics, where Karissa worked with universities and professional sports teams, running game day operations, managing accounts, and more. Later, she contributed her expertise to renowned brands like Raven Industries, Harley-Davidson, and Scholastic Publishing.

With a Bachelor of Science in marketing, Karissa also holds certifications in eMarketing, marketing AI, Google Ads, and Analytics. Her expertise was spotlighted at the 2019 Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors Conference, where she delivered insights into effective marketing and brand strategies.

Beyond her professional realm, Karissa's commitment to enriching her community is evident through her volunteer work. She has significantly impacted lives by collaborating with Make-A-Wish South Dakota, her local youth booster club and chamber of commerce underlining her dedication to fostering youth and supporting local businesses. Kopecky's blend of professional success and community service underscores the profound influence individuals can exert within and beyond their industry.



Karissa Kopecky
Marketing Manager
Falcon Plastics

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