Cindy Groom-Harry leads an accomplished group of product developers, designers, writers, public relations and marketing experts at Craft Marketing Connections, Inc. The CMC team has created over 15,000 project designs for manufacturers, book publishers and magazine editors. Clients include well-known consumer products companies such as Black & Decker, Reynolds/Alcoa, 3M, SC Johnson, FloraCraft Corporation, The Dial Corporation, Elmer's Products and LexJet/Avatrex.
With a Masters degree in education and fifteen years of experience in teaching all grade levels, Cindy and her team have developed multiple national educational programs featuring lesson plans that promote the use of arts and crafts products. Cindy was selected by a leading trade publication as one of the most influential people in the industry. She served for nine years on the CHA Board of Directors and received the industry’s highest honor, the Meritorious Award of Honor.