Marie Junkmann is an independent contractor and helps businesses establish sales and marketing plans. She has aided Planet Promotions with their marketing needs for Northbrook NINE and their annual LAUNCH fashion show. Marie has helped start-up companies such as Tiny But Mighty popcorn and recently lead their regional team focusing on marketing in the Chicagoland region. She has also helped local communities like Northbrook, IL and has led their downtown sidewalk sale and has continued to help it grow for the last 7 years. Marie worked for a number of large accounts throughout her career helping with marketing strategy and sales objectives. Large accounts included Kellogg’s, Pepsico, Sara Lee and Hanesbrands. Marie is an effective communicator, negotiator and decision maker. She is able to interface with small businesses and provide them with cost effective strategies. Her background and majors in Marketing, Finance, and a separate degree in Elementary Education makes her a standout in helping lead teams and reaching objectives!