Meet Our Wonderful Team

Trina Becksted

Trina Becksted

President & Founder of CloudNine Marketing

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.

Melody Gluth

Melody Gluth

Editor and Social Media Manager

Melody Gluth is currently a senior at Arizona State University. She is studying Marketing at the W.P Carey School of Business. She has a creative mind and currently expanding her knowledge of marketing and public relations. Her position at Cloud Nine Marketing has her writing press releases and disseminating them, working on the media interface, and managing social and digital media.

She is adapt in video production, which involves script writing, aiding with cameras and lighting, and editing. She loves writing and in her spare she loves camping and horseback riding.

Maddie Santiago

Maddie Santiago

Jr Publicist and Digital Media Specialist

Maddie is a senior at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business double majoring in Marketing and Management. Her background includes retail experience in haircare, skincare, and cosmetics.

She is passionate about all-natural, organic products as well as socially responsible and sustainable business practices. Continuing to expand her knowledge of marketing, green marketing, and consumer behavior is an essential part of her life. She enjoys designing and creating aesthetically pleasing marketing content. Her position at Cloud Nine involves writing press releases and editorial reviews, social and digital media posting, and advertising support.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, organic skincare shopping, and spending time with her rescue dog, Kona.

Erin Laughlin

Erin Laughlin

Digital Media and Marketing Coordinator

Erin is a Senior at Arizona State University. She is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with focuses in Marketing and Communication. She is continuing to increase her knowledge of marketing and digital media. Her position at CloudNine includes social and digital media posting, assisting with advertising, and writing press releases.

In her spare time, she loves doing makeup, trying out new cruelty free cosmetic brands, and spending time with her family, especially her dog Finnegan.

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