Trina Becksted is the founder of CloudNine Marketing, Inc. She has more than 20 years of experience as a marketing and public relations consultant. As president of CloudNine Marketing, Inc., Trina takes projects from concept to creation. Some of her biggest projects include producing five events for internationally acclaimed author Deepak Chopra, M.D . She organized and managed each of these events, attracting powerful co-sponsors like Canyon Ranch, Ritz Carlton, Mercedes Benz, Nordstrom’s, and The Cleveland Clinic Health System.
Trina’s clients particularly appreciate her extensive experience in public relations (PR) management. She has handled PR for Columbus-based Smooth Jazz 103.5 & 104.3, promoting the world-class musicians of the Smooth Jazz concert series, Richard Elliot, Marc Antoine, Russ Freeman, and the Rippingtons .
In addition, Trina has a strong traditional business background. Her career has included sales, advertising, and marketing management positions in the automotive, publishing and telecommunications industries. It is through those positions that she became savvy at new business development, media planning, negotiating and buying print space and broadcast air time, as well as designing and implementing sales incentive and award programs.
Trina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin Wallace College with a concentration in Marketing Communications. She has held memberships in the Sales and Marketing Executives and Cleveland Advertising Association. Her personal interests include yoga, mediation, tennis, golf, personal growth and bringing holistic medicine and human potential mainstream.