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Illumine8 Marketing & PR CMO, Frederick Native Makes DMN 40UNDER40 List

Illumine8 Marketing & PR CMO and Frederick native, Christina May, is a 2019 DMN 40UNDER40 honoree because of her impact on the marketing industry and the growth of her marketing consultancy

FREDERICK, Md., August 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Illumine8 Marketing & PR , a marketing consultancy located in Frederick, Maryland, is proud to announce that our founder, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and Frederick native, Christina May, has been recognized as a 2019 DMN 40UNDER40 honoree.

Each year, DMN — a leading resource for marketing and senior sales professionals that covers all aspects of digital and data-driven marketing analysis, research, and content — highlights "40 of the world's best, most accomplished, high-level leaders in the business of marketing" that are under the age of 40.

"I am honored to be chosen for the DMN 40UNDER40 list this year alongside some of the most well-respected and accomplished professionals in the marketing industry," said May. "This accomplishment represents a milestone not just for myself, but the entire Illumine8 team. We are thrilled to be recognized for our consultancy's growth as well as the creativity, strategy, and commitment we bring to our clients."

An honors graduate of Mount St. Mary's University's MBA program and undergraduate program, May had a successful 12-year career working in the publishing, tourism, and real estate industries. She founded Illumine8 Marketing & PR in the spring of 2013.

Specializing in marketing strategy under May's leadership, Illumine8 grew at a rate of 120 percent between 2014 and 2018, creating about 12 new jobs for the local economy in the process. Illumine8 has helped its clients achieve an average top-line revenue growth of 10-20 percent through managing their customer lifecycle practices over a two-year period on average.

May is a speaker and subject matter expert specializing in integrated marketing strategy and management with a focus on inbound methodologies, customer experience, and integrated marketing strategies. Most recently quoted by the American Marketing Association regarding internal marketing practices in May of 2019, she is an award-winning marketing strategist with a proven record of establishing strong, effective marketing programs and organizational initiatives that produce a lasting impact.

By being named to the 40UNDER40 list, May joins present and past winners from industry-leading companies such as Marriott International, Experian, IMAX, The Corcoran Group, Fidelity Investments, HubSpot, and more.

Winners of this year's award will be honored September 19, 2019, aboard the four-story Aqua Azul Yacht in Manhattan. Dinner and an award presentation will be enjoyed by the honorees as they watch the sunset behind the New York City skyline.

The complete list of this year's 40UNDER40 winners is available on the DMN website.

About DMN 40UNDER40
DMN's 40UNDER40 recognizes extraordinary marketers from across brands, agencies, and vendors, who are not only succeeding but excelling in their careers. Those who are honored have accomplished outstanding achievements through creativity, innovation, support, leadership, and company advancement in marketing at an early stage in their career. All nominees must be under the age of 40 before Sept. 19, 2019. Nominees should be at least a senior client-side marketing executive (e.g. Director, VP, SVP, CMO) or a senior executive (e.g. Director, Marketing VP, CMO, CEO, President) from a marketing partner/vendor company (e.g. a creative agency, marketing services firm, data or list company, or marketing technology firm).

About Illumine8 Marketing & PR
Illumine8 is a creative marketing consultancy helping family-based businesses grow through measurable marketing, sales, and customer experience strategies. More information can be found at http://www.illumine8.com .