Our Team

Our Experts

Jacob Cline

Founder & Owner of Chicago Marketing

Cline is a business entrepreneur, consultant, and marketing professional in the Chicago land area. With a sports background playing minor-level professional hockey, Cline found a new passion in the brand marketing & sales field. Jacob has a naturally competitive spirit, which allowed him to pick up skills from an early age, and throughout his hockey career that would set him up for success in becoming a young entrepreneur. His diverse skill set made him an effective leader, and business owner, which led to subsequent success in representing fortune 100 & 500 companies throughout the country.

Expertise:

Marketing

Brand Management

Recruiting

Training

Sales Management

Public Speaking

Motivation

Brand Strategy

Growth Strategy

Operations Management

Entrepreneurship

Career Coaching

Troy Martin

Sales Manager

Troy has been with CMI since 2012 where he started off in the Management Training Program. By May of the following year, Tory graduated the program and was promoted to management. His passion for marketing bore fruit in expansions into territories in Bloomington IL, Champaign IL, Decatur IL, and Ft. Wayne, IN.

Expertise:

Sales

Sales Training

Brand Management

Business Development

Leadership

Consumer Education

Entrepreneurship

Tori Johnson

Market Manager

Experienced Marketing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Sales, Event Management, Relationship Building, Interpersonal Skills, and Organization Skills. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) focused in Marketing from University of St. Francis.

Expertise:

Sales

Event Management

Brand Management

Training

Leadership

Marketing

Account Management

Entrepreneurship

Theresa Brunsman

Market Manager

Theresa is a writer, story teller and marketing guru. Her background is in sales, consumer education and training. Theresa has been with CMI since 2017 and has quickly moved up the ranks into one of our top management staff. She focuses her skill set and motivation on building our renewable energy division and creating a better green footprint for the Chicagoland Area.

Expertise:

Storytelling

Sales

Sales

Consumer Education

Training

Brand Management

Coaching

Christopher Sutor

Sales Trainer

Chris has been with CMI since 2015. Chris focuses his training expertise and marketing background on developing, mentoring and training our sales and customer service teams in the renewable energy and solar divisions. 

Expertise:

Renewable Energy

Training

Development

Brand Management

Account Management

Sales

Dane Sterns

Sales Trainer

Mainly working in the direct sales and B2B industries, Dane has built his success around the customer service and brand management industry. Dane has a background in real estate, sales training, corporate partnerships, and customer service management.

Expertise:

Sales

Sales Management

Consumer Education

Branding

Corporate Training

Entrepreneurship

Sophia O’Leary

Talent Acquisition Specialist/ Branding Specialist

Sophia O'Leary is an experienced Human Resources Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing, advertising, and hospitality industries. Skilled in Operations Management, Event Management, Team Building, Brand & Social Media management, as well as Public speaking.

Expertise:

Leadership

Social Media

Personal Branding

Professional Branding

Talent Acquisitions

Office Management

Entrepreneurship

Hannah Jane

Talent Acquisition Manger/ Social Media Manager

Hannah combines her background in journalism, public speaking, social services and customer service to create a well-rounded platform. She focuses on talent acquisition, recruiting, social media and training here at CMI.

Expertise:

Communications

Recruiting

Customer Service

Writing

Content Marketing

Mentorship

marketing

Entrepreneurship