VINCENTOWN, NEW JERSEY – Joanne Stokes, CEO and founder of Stokes Creative Group, Inc., a certified woman-owned business (WBE/DBE/SBE/WBENC), is proud to announce the promotion of Diane Konopka to President.  Diane is a 32-year veteran of the company, having been the very first employee that was hired to work alongside Joanne. This move will secure the future of Stokes through the next generation.

Diane Konopka, President of Stokes

“Diane has an undeniable passion for our business and is truly committed to building on our success,” said Stokes. “She has the steadfast leadership and business acumen that will position Stokes to exceed expectations and continue to help us seize many new opportunities.”

Diane has been helping run the company for years and is ideally suited to assume this new role while maximizing consistency of operations within Stokes. In her new position, Diane will be responsible for all day-to-day company operations and the overall success of Stokes. Throughout her career at the company, she has been responsible for overseeing the management of 30-plus employees at its four locations in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Florida. Additionally, Konopka has been responsible for maintaining the firm’s many certifications, payroll, staffing, and more. She has had the dual role of heading Operations as well as Human Resources.  More than that, she has been a trusted friend and advisor to the Stokes Executive Team. Diane is located at the New Jersey headquarters and reports to CEO Joanne Stokes.

“It’s truly an honor to be named President of this company I love. I am passionate about this team and the great work we have been doing for more than three decades. Stokes is a “family” business both literally and figuratively. I am excited for the future growth of Stokes Creative Group.”


About Stokes Creative Group, Inc.

Stokes Creative Group, Inc. is a full-service marketing firm with more than 35 years in business, specializing in the transportation and construction industries. Their staff’s diverse expertise allows them to provide unique approaches to achieve the specific business objectives of their clients. Stokes’ goal is to help clients tell the story of their successes and triumphs in a way that will set them apart from competitors and help their companies grow.

Stokes Creative Group, Inc. is as unique as their clientele and has had the pleasure of working directly with industry leaders. They have offices throughout the East Coast, from Florida to New York.

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