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Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO and President of KEO Marketing, Named as Finalist for the Prestigious Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 2014 ATHENA Award

Kloefkorn joins 11 of the Valley’s most remarkable women leaders in the running for the 27th Annual ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award 

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2014 – As a pioneer in the sales and marketing world and a tireless advocate for equality, Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO and president of business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency KEO Marketing Inc., has been chosen as a finalist in the Private Sector for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 2014 ATHENA awards. Kloefkorn was selected from a group of more than 80 award nominations representing the Valley’s most outstanding businesswomen and is among 11 finalists, four of which were named in the Private Sector category.

Three ATHENA Award recipients from separate categories will be announced at the Chamber’s 27th Annual ATHENA Awards luncheon on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arizona Biltmore. Registration for this event closes on Wednesday, October 15 at 5 p.m. To register, visit or call 602.495.2182 with any questions.

“It always feels great to be recognized for your contributions,” said Kloefkorn. “But to be named as a finalist alongside this exemplary class of women is truly humbling. The ATHENA Awards program does a fantastic job of not only recognizing and celebrating the successes of outstanding Valley women leaders, but fostering avenues of opportunity and professional growth for future generations. To be part of this program is sincerely an honor.”

The ATHENA Award is presented internationally and recognizes women who have succeeded within their industry, mentored women throughout their career, and dedicated themselves to the community through various activities and charities. The ATHENA Award is a program of ATHENA International, a foundation dedicated to creating leadership opportunities for women.

All 11 ATHENA finalists were recently profiled in The Arizona Republic (insert link here), showcasing their remarkable achievements. More information on the award can also be found online at

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With more than 25 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.