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Publisher

Bill Attardi
Bill Attardi
Publisher
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Bill Attardi celebrates 40 years in the lighting business. He has held executive consumer and industrial marketing and sales positions at Westinghouse, Philips and USI Lighting and is part owner of Wellmade Products. In 1994, Bill founded Attardi Marketing, a strategic marketing, sales and training company firm specializing in energy-efficient technologies and the energy management industry. Bill holds an MBA in marketing and is an Adjunct Professor at Monmouth University and Brookdale Community College in NJ.

Management

Jeff Barnhart
Jeff Barnhart
Program Advisor

CMA founder and CEO Jeff Barnhart, formerly a marketing executive at Philips Lighting, leads CMA’s expertise in the electrotechnology industry by instilling his electrical client-side knowledge into strategic and creative foundation of Sparket. Jeff will be acting as a strategic adviser for EnergyWatch, overseeing the Management, Editorial and Sales teams to ensure EnergyWatch remains a leading provider of news and information for the entire electrical industry.

Erin Klebaur
Erin Klebaur
Program Manager

Erin Klebaur, director of marketing services for CMA, oversees all aspects of Sparket client account management, the creative studio and public relations. She is an important bridge between client strategic objectives and CMA’s creative marketing and public relations execution to achieve those objectives. Erin is in charge of leading the account, sales and editorial teams contributing to EnergyWatch.

Editorial

Ken Hitchner
Ken Hitchner
Managing Editor
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Ken Hitchner, public relations manager at CMA, oversees public relations and social media strategy and execution for Sparket clients as well as managing the public relations team. By generating valuable trade and business press coverage through persistent communications and media relationships, he helps clients jumpstart greater sales and industry visibility. Ken will be leading and managing all editorial content on EnergyWatch.


Vikki Hurley-Schubert
Contributing Editor

Vikki Hurley-Schubert, public relations account executive, leverages her more than 15 years of journalism and public relations experience to engineer creative and innovative campaigns that provide her clients with a maximum return on their investments (ROI). Vikki works with clients on media strategy, content development, execution across media markets and on social networks and blogs.

Advertising

Jude Martin-Cianfano
Jude Martin-Cianfano
Sales Manager
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Jude Martin-Cianfano, Sales Manager at CMA, will be leading all advertising, sponsorship and sales initiatives for EnergyWatch. She will be managing all day-to-day advertising inquiries and paid opportunities from pre-sale to post-placement on EnergyWatch.

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