CBD Marketing Debuts "Words of Wisdom from Kick-Ass Women" e-Book

Nov 25, 2013, 07:03 ET from CBD Marketing

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBD Marketing (CBD), a woman-owned agency in the heart of Chicago, is celebrating 25 years in business with the debut of a new e-book, "Words of Wisdom from Kick-Ass Women."  Original art and graphics by CBD's award-winning creative team make the e-book a beautiful and unique digital collector's piece.  Dozens of nationally recognized and Chicago-area female leaders are featured. 

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The e-book is free and available for sharing.

"Words of Wisdom from Kick-Ass Women" includes quotes and advice from 31 notable women in business, philanthropy, education and service organizations who were asked to give career and life advice to their own "scrappy 20-year-old selves." The resulting insights are not only beautifully illustrated but provide inspiration to a new generation of female leaders.

CBD Marketing's Kick-Ass Women include:

Mary Ann Ahern    

Political Reporter         

NBC 5 News, Chicago

Melissa Bean 

President & CEO  

The Executives Club of Chicago and  former U.S. Representative, Illinois

LoriLee Sadler Bielski  


Gamma Partners

Lee Botts                    


Alliance for the Great Lakes

Sarah Miller Caldicott  

President & CEO                  

The Power Patterns of Innovation

Delmarie Cobb             


The Publicity Works

Andrea Crews     

Director, Marketing and Business Development 

Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

Sophia Reyes David   

Fashion Designer            

Sophia Reyes, LLC

Larisa Drake                

Sr. Vice President, Marketing 

Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc.

Jessica George  

Founder & Executive Director   

Aparecio Foundation & Hasana, Inc.

Dawn Geras        

Founder & President   

Save Abandoned Babies Foundation

Deb Giampoli     

Director, Global Strategic Agency Relations   


Susan Abbott Gidel     


SusanGSays, LLC

Joan Gunzberg            

Former Executive Director       

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

Eugenie Johnson         


Lisa Klotnia              


Chicago Canine Rescue Foundation

Susan Kryl             


Kryl & Company              

Sherren Leigh          

President & Publisher                       

Today's Chicago Woman

Barbara Levine           

Founder & CEO                               

Project B

Rebecca MacKay       

V.P., Strategy, Insights & Planning  

Dairy Management, Inc.

Kate Maddox              

Executive Editor                            

BtoB Magazine

Wendi Miles-Boykin   

V.P., Marketing        

Western Union

Stacy Ratner     

Founder & CEO  

Open Books

Aileen Robinson 

Coordinator, Program Development    

Chicago Police Department

Nancy Ronquillo  

President & CEO                                  

Children's Home + Aid

Paula Scheller     

Director, Marketing Communications   

Firestone Building Products

Dana Schueller     

Senior Marketing Leader                    


Pattie Cagney Sheehan


Second Act

Amy Shivvers         

Director of Events           

Crain's Chicago Business

Joan Steltmann             

Executive Director        

Starlight Foundation

Robin Winer             

Director of Innovation           

Reynolds Consumer Products

"We are celebrating CBD Marketing's success on many levels," said Lori Colman, Founding Partner and Co-CEO. "Part of who we are as an agency is making sure we give back to our community in meaningful ways. Our 'Words of Wisdom from Kick-Ass Women' is one way to do that. Our hope is that it is shared and discussed all over the country. It's all part of saying thanks."

"Twenty-five years is an important milestone for any business, especially in the volatile world of marketing," added Liz Brohan, President and Co-CEO.  "The passion and dedication of our employees and the trust placed in us by some of the very best clients in the world are the reasons we're here today. We are very fortunate and truly grateful. "

About CBD Marketing: CBD Marketing is an award-winning, full-service, creative marketing agency located in Chicago. National and global clients in manufacturing, energy, food, building products, education, retail and other industries count on CBD to Market What's Meaningful, building more intimate and profitable relationships in both emotional and rational ways. 


Jean Ban
CBD Marketing
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