Director of Marketing & Communications
Cilia is responsible for marketing the Grand Valley regionally and nationally. Cilia joined GJEP from Development Counsellors International, a place marketing agency, where she worked with economic development organizations for large metros like Houston, Texas, to smaller, rural places, like Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Cilia’s past work experience spans from fashion public relations to public affairs at the American Water Works Association, lead generation marketing for Regis University and business development for UK Trade & Investment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications, and a Master of Science from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
A Swedish transplant to the valley, by way of New York City and Denver, Cilia enjoys exploring the great outdoors in her new hometown with her husband, Brandon, and toddler boy.