CMA Supports Growth with Three New Hires

By CMA Posted June 6, 2016

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. –June 27, 2016 – Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service, award-winning marketing firm located in Princeton Junction, welcomes three new hires to its staff.

The three new team members include: Arturo Cianfano, who will serve as a client manager and business development specialist; Events Manager Maureen Sojka and Managing Editor Jennifer Kohlhepp.

“One catalyst for CMA’s growth is our recent recognition as 2016 Outstanding Small Business of the Year by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce. Art’s business development skills and management acumen will be an invaluable asset to all our clients, while Maureen’s event planning skills will be essential for all the conferences and events we plan,” said Jeffrey Barnhart, CMA CEO and president. “Jenn’s editorial excellence will help drive the continued growth of the magazines. I am very excited to have them on our team to take our clients to the next level.”
Art CianfanoIn his new role, Cianfano focuses on business development in addition to working with national and international clients to further their goals and objectives.

“He is a superior relationship builder and strong communicator with a proven ability to conceptualize ideas and facilitate their implementation,” said Gabrielle Copperwheat, operations director at CMA. “Art’s extensive portfolio in the client services sector speaks to his proficiency with assisting clients in the development and implementation of strategic, tactical and financial plans to achieve their overall goals.”

Prior to joining CMA, Cianfano was the relationship manager at the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce and vice president of business development at CPN Real Estate in addition to running his own management development firm for nine years.

Maureen SojkaIn her new role, Sojka will oversee the planning and execution of all client events and has hands-on experience juggling the event planning needs of multiple organizations, including budget preparation, contract terms, negotiations and analysis, speaker management, off-site events, exhibits and trade shows, and travel. Throughout her career, she has organized a multitude of meetings, from large-scale multinational events to local association conferences. She holds an ASAE certificate in association management and has a wide range of knowledge working with associations, boards and committees as part of the professional staff and as a board member herself.

Jennifer KohlheppAs managing editor, Kohlhepp oversees the publication of four magazines, including IMARK Group’s IMARK NOW, Equity Plumbing’s The Plumbing Advocate, National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors’ (NAILD) Today’s Lighting Distributor, and International Card Manufacturers Association’s (ICMA) Card Manufacturing. Prior to joining CMA, she served as a managing editor at Packet Media Group and Greater Media Publications.

CMA is looking for additional talent and opportunities can be found at


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, call 800-852-4269 or email us at



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