PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. – Mar. 7, 2016 – Erin Klebaur, director of marketing services at Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service marketing firm located in Princeton Junction, has been named one of SNJ Business People’s 40 Under 40.
Klebaur, who has more than 10 years of service at CMA, leads her team of 15 by setting the example that hard work and dreaming big payoff. She began her career as an executive assistant and now leads the marketing department, overseeing the design studio, public relations and social media team, strategy and business development and marketing account executives.
“I’m proud to be recognized for my hard work and excited for this point in my professional journey,” Klebaur said. “This prestigious award is the culmination of teamwork, which is a core value of CMA.”
Klebaur was also recently named one of SNJ Business People’s Top Women in Business.
“I constantly strive to exceed my own expectations, which are often higher than the expectations of others. I love my job and I created my own career path and convinced others why that path would be in the company’s best interest,” she said. “When you’re a leader, others look to you for guidance so I always try to lead by example and practice what I preach. I developed this philosophy through my own mentors and leaders, including my mom, and using their behaviors to create my own leadership style. It’s gratifying to see the results of hard work and dedication.”
Klebaur’s major responsibility areas include: Manage business unit operation and promotional budgets, ensure CMA brand awareness and consistency, provide creative direction/strategies for clients, and ensure growth, stability and bottom-line profit for the marketing services business unit.
“It is with great pride that I have had the pleasure of watching Erin grow and develop into an essential member of the team at CMA,” said Jeffrey Barnhart, CEO and president of CMA. “She started her career as my executive assistant and is now leading the award-winning marketing team. She is a motivated young professional who has set personal goals and challenged herself to constantly strive for the next step. Erin gives 110 percent with everything she does and encourages the CMA marketing team to do the same.”
Further building upon her foundation of leadership, Erin has amassed an expansive portfolio of professional accomplishments by developing creative programs to meet client needs. She has led her team to numerous awards, including a record-high 22 New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association (CAMA) ASTRA Awards in 2014. During her tenure, CMA has also been recognized with the 2016 Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce and with more than 300 other industry awards throughout the years.
“Achieving success at an early age is a great accomplishment, and we are thrilled to be recognizing you,” said Jenny Ryan, publisher of SNJ Business People.
Klebaur is an alumna of Rider University where she graduated with a communications degree, business and professional speech track and marketing/advertising minor.
She will be recognized with the other honorees at an awards reception on March 31 at The Mansion in Voorhees. Please email [email protected] for information.
For more information about Creative Marketing Alliance, visit GoToCMA.com.
About Creative Marketing Alliance
Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA) is a responsive, full-service marketing firm that delivers award-winning campaigns, recommendations and return-on-investment (ROI). CMA builds brands from a client-side, value-based perspective. It successfully launches and manages integrated marketing programs using Marketecture™, a strategic analysis process that helps clients understand how their company can be best positioned. Based in Princeton Junction, N.J., for more than 29 years, CMA provides innovative solutions in the areas of traditional design, interactive design, content creation, public relations and strategic marketing with an in-house studio for advertising and creative design. For more information, please visit GoToCMA.com, call 609-297-2235 or email us at [email protected].