BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling-Rice Group (SRG), a Boulder-based brand consultancy and creative agency, today announced the appointment of Cindy Judge as Chief Client Service Officer (CCSO). In this role, Judge will oversee the firm's client service and business development departments and teams, across SRG's diverse service practices.
The CCSO position is a new one for the 32-year-old firm. As SRG continues to grow, the company created the role to maintain its industry-leading focus on client service and results, and to ensure a seamless client experience across any combination of the firm's offerings. Judge has been with SRG for more than 12 years, previously serving as Managing Partner. She has deep experience in the areas of strategy, innovation, brand development, portfolio innovation, and insights and design, across industry sectors, including CPG, personal and home care, automotive, and financial services. "One of our core company tenets is to put the client experience at the heart of everything we do, and our CCSO position ensures that we are always pushing ourselves to be as client centric as possible," said Walt Freese, CEO of SRG. "Cindy and her teams have led many of SRG's most important engagements, and the duration of her client relationships is further testament to the quality of her work and character. As we continue to grow globally, Cindy is the ideal person to lead this charge." Judge began her career in marketing at J. Walter Thompson in Chicago, leading account efforts across multiple product categories and clients, including Uncle Ben's, Kraft Foods, and Oscar Mayer. Judge then worked for Kraft in brand management, managing strategy, innovation, and business development in the company's Grocery Products and Cheese divisions. Outside the office, Judge is a passionate cultural explorer and traveler. She and her family lived in Italy for 12 years, and she can often be found working closely with clients in locations across the globe. ABOUT STERLING-RICE GROUP Headquartered in Boulder, Colo., SRG is a nationally recognized brand-building firm that focuses on creating and activating brands. For more than 30 years, companies ranging from small entrepreneurial start-ups to some of the biggest brands in the world, have come to Boulder to seek out SRG's expertise in consumer insights, brand strategy, brand positioning, new product innovation, advertising, and design. With deep experience in all things consumer and culinary, they are responsible for $10 billion in incremental value for clients over the past five years alone. SRG has been ranked on Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work list for the past five years—a tribute to their work and the progressive culture of the company. Visit www.srg.com for more information. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161108/437116