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Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO and President of KEO Marketing, Named as Worldwide Finalist for the 11th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Kloefkorn well-known in the B2B business community as a pioneer in the sales and marketing world

PHOENIX, Ariz., October 9, 2014 – On the heels of being named a finalist by the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce for the 27th Annual ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award, Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO and president of business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency KEO Marketing Inc., has been chosen as a finalist in the 11th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Kloefkorn was recognized for her stellar accomplishments in the category of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations and will named a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program on Friday, November 14 during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide.  More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories.

“An enormous salute to all of this year’s Stevie Award for Women in Business finalists, each of whom have made incredible contributions to their respective chosen careers,” said Kloefkorn. “It’s a great honor and a privilege to be recognized for my passion of helping businesses create stand out marketing results and I’m truly grateful for this award.”

Kloefkorn is a recognized expert in marketing, sales and business growth and is responsible for developing comprehensive online and offline marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes across the United States, and more than 100 countries around the world.

Prior to founding KEO Marketing in 2000, Kloefkorn held senior executive positions with NYC based Youthstream Media Networks and iCrossing, a leading search and digital marketing agency. She served as President of the Phoenix Chapter of the American Marketing Association, was the founding Co-Chair of SEMPO AZ (Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization AZ) and is a past president of the Phoenix Chapter of the Business Marketing Association.

Kloefkorn has won many local and national marketing awards, was named one of the Top 25 Dynamic Women in Business by The Phoenix Business Journal. She is a frequent local and national speaker and published writer a wide variety of marketing and business topics. Kloefkorn is also a Firm Owner and Certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH.

Please join the conversation online at LinkedIn:, Facebook: or & Twitter: @KEOMarketing using hashtag #WomenAwards. Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About KEO Marketing
KEO Marketing Inc., a leading B2B marketing agency based in Phoenix, Arizona, creates and implements innovative strategies to help clients dramatically increase leads and sales. The company’s solutions include marketing strategy, brand positioning and messaging, search engine marketing and optimization, website development, social media, advertising, local and mobile marketing and more. Some of the world’s largest brands have depended on KEO Marketing for marketing that delivers tangible and substantial results. For more information visit

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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.