Englewood Cliffs, N.J./December 16, 2015 – Julie B. Kampf, CEO & Chief Possibilities Officer of the executive talent solutions firm JBK Associates International, has been named one of New York Business Journal’s 2016 Women of Influence Award honorees. Kampf is among 79 New York metropolitan area business leaders recognized as women who innovate, succeed and pay it forward. She will be honored at an awards luncheon to be held on Jan. 20.
Kampf launched JBK in 2003 and built it into a $5 million executive talent solutions firm recognized as a national leader in diversity recruitment. Among many philanthropic endeavors, she co-founded the Bergen County chapter of Women United in Philanthropy; launched a philanthropic initiative during her tenure as President of the 1,750-member Metro Chapter of the Healthcare Business Businesswomen’s Association; and serves on the Board of Visitors of Howard University’s John H. Johnson’s School of Communications. She also offers employees paid time for philanthropic activities.
“I’m proud to join the 2016 Women of Influence honorees who share a commitment to paying it forward, and I look forward to strengthening JBK’s leadership in that arena as demand for diverse talent drives continued business growth,” says Kampf.
The Women of Influence program is part of a national effort by American City Business Journals to identify and celebrate women business leaders and to foster business environments that will create even more successful women in the future. Other 2016 honorees include Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez, Partnership for New York City president and CEO Kathryn Wylde, GlamSquad CEO Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Skylight Group founder and CEO Jennifer Blumin, startup investor Joanne Wilson, and Yahoo chief revenue officer Lisa Utzschneider.
JBK Associates International has been ranked as one of the nation’s top innovators in diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal and as one of Working Mother Magazine’s Best Women-Owned Companies. The firm has been named to Inc. 500|5000 fastest-growing private companies in America for four consecutive years. Founded by Julie B. Kampf, the executive talent solutions firm specializes in the acquisition and development of senior-level leadership. JBK Associates International offers a full-service talent management business team that helps organizations and individuals succeed with services such as recruiting and retention, diversity initiatives, succession planning, staff augmentation, onboarding and assimilation, and leadership coaching.