February 28, 2022Share
International Marketing Veteran Sophia Turner-Smith Joins Kelley Kronenberg as Chief Marketing Officer
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Kelley Kronenberg is pleased to announce that Sophia Turner-Smith has joined the firm’s executive team as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, she oversees the firm’s marketing, branding, media relations, events management, advertising, digital marketing, client experience, and business growth functions.
Turner-Smith is a dual-masters marketing expert with more than two decades of experience handling branding and marketing initiatives across multiple industries. Based in London for most of her career, she has run successful launches of $100 million product and service campaigns for Fortune 500 clients, managing more than 90 country teams concurrently.
Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, Turner-Smith was Chief Marketing Officer of a large international bank based in Miami. She has also been a marketing consultant for fintech in the US and the UK helping them set their businesses for launch and scale. With go-to-market experience in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the US, in regional and global roles, she has expertise delivering growth for multinational corporations such as Citigroup and Nokia and large agency networks like WPP’s Wunderman and Young & Rubicam.
“Sophia’s depth of knowledge working in the corporate realm and with international companies is a perfect match for our firm’s diverse, entrepreneurial culture,” said Michael Fichtel, CEO and Principal Partner of Kelley Kronenberg.
Having worked both on the agency and corporate sides, Turner-Smith has a well-rounded view of how marketing generates growth from bold and creative ideas, effective branding, data-driven strategies, and tight processes. Additionally, she has substantial experience leading digital marketing transformation efforts and high-performing teams.
Turner-Smith received her MBA from the internationally recognized Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University and a second master’s degree, an MFA in Interactive Media, from the University of Miami. She is a Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP), accredited by the American Bankers Association, and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and French.
Founded more than 40 years ago, Kelley Kronenberg is now one of the fastest-growing law firms in Florida. The firm has significantly and strategically expanded its services and attorney headcount over the past few years to more than 400 employees and 200 attorneys.
ABOUT KELLEY KRONENBERG
Kelley Kronenberg is a multi-practice business law firm with over 400 employees, more than 200 attorneys, and 12 locations throughout Florida and the United States. Founded in 1980, the firm is one of the fastest-growing law firms in Florida and amongst the largest in the U.S. The firm serves all types and sizes of public and private companies, including small businesses and individuals nationwide. Kelley Kronenberg has been recognized amongst the “Largest U.S. Law Firms” by the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500, Law 360 400, and Florida Trend in 2020, “America’s Top Corporate Law Firms” by Forbes and “Top 10” in NLJ’s “Women’s Scorecard” 2019. The firm has been the recipient of many accolades most recently including: “Best Multi-Practice Business Law Firm – USA,” Acquisition International; “Business of the Year,” “Top 100 Private Companies,” “Top Law Firms,” and “Largest Law Firms,” South Florida Business Journal; “Largest Law Firms,” Tampa Bay Business Journal, Orlando Business Journal, and Jacksonville Business Journal; “Biggest Law Firms in Florida,” Florida Trend; “Top 100 Law Firms,” South Florida Business & Wealth; Florida’s Largest Law Firms,” American Lawyer’s, Daily Business Review “Review 100;” and “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm earned the 2021 Ragan’s Top Places to Work and Top Workplaces USA award by Energage and “Top Workplaces for Communication, Top Workplaces for Clued-In Leaders, Top Workplaces for Top Leaders, and Top Workplaces for Innovation.” Kelley Kronenberg has also been recognized as a “Top Workplace” by the Sun Sentinel and a “Best Place to Work” by the South Florida Business Journal for two consecutive years. For more information, visit www.kklaw.com.
Erica Wander, Marketing and PR Manager