Cause Marketing Panel in Sonoma County

Join myself and the PMG-North Bay board on Thursday, April 20th for our second PMG lunch program of the year. The topic: Cause Marketing and how helping the community can help YOU. ;) 

Get tips on how businesses and nonprofits can work together to benefit everyone. Learn about why helping the community can help your business get new customers, make current customers feel better about your brand, and make you feel better about your job.


  • Jen Oberti, Redwood Empire Food Bank
  • Kristel Corson, Clover Sonoma 

Jen Oberti is the Corporate & Community Relations Manager of the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB), Sonoma County’s largest hunger-relief organization. For the past four years, she has developed programs that connect corporate partners and their employees to the REFB’s mission of ending hunger in our community through giving, advocating and volunteering. By building these employee engagement programs, the REFB is able to align the needs of our community with the needs of local businesses.

Kristel Corson is the Director of Marketing at Clover Sonoma. This year she oversaw the branding change from Clover Stornetta to Clover Sonoma to focus on the community. She is a seasoned marketer, with over 20 years experience in managing businesses for long-term growth and profitability while creating strong brand equity. She has a passion for building lifestyle brands that create strong consumer connections through innovative new products, marketing programs, and retail strategy. 

Lunch will be provided by PMG Legacy Sponsor, the North Bay Business Journal. The event location is provided by Green Valley Consulting Engineers (we will be at a new location at the Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks center on 415 Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 in the DeMeo Room (close to the In & Out) on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (PDT).