ClearEdge Announces New Executive Leadership Role: Alison Richmond Appointed SVP of Marketing Services

Alison spearheads ClearEdge Marketing Services, one of three divisions at ClearEdge


(CHICAGO, IL August 10, 2023) – ClearEdge is pleased to announce the expansion of its leadership team, promoting Alison Richmond to SVP of its Marketing Services division, which has served clients for the last 17 years. Alison brings 20 years of marketing experience and proven success in leading marketing teams that drive business growth. In this new role, Alison will take the helm of ClearEdge Marketing, defining its vision and strategy for a new era of growth while leading an account, creative, and delivery team of 30+ marketing experts.

“During my time at ClearEdge Marketing, I’ve been amazed by not only the incredible work our teams do but by their drive, spark, and unrelenting desire to serve our clients,” Alison said. “I look forward to expanding upon that work to make our agency even stronger. Within our talent and HR tech client base, I see opportunities to have a more holistic impact to drive their businesses forward and ultimately help our own team members find fulfilling careers.”

Alison joined ClearEdge in July 2022 and served as the company’s VP, Brand & Strategy, managing several key client accounts. Prior to that, Alison served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the staffing and consulting firm Oxford Global Resources and Marketing Director for ASGN. At Oxford, her leadership was critical in helping the company win the American Staffing Association’s Marketing and Communications award in 2018. 

“I am thrilled to share that Alison is our first-ever SVP of Marketing Services,” said Leslie Vickrey, CEO and Founder, ClearEdge. “Alison is a gifted and passionate marketer who consistently impresses clients and teams alike with her strategic marketing skills and creative thinking. She is an outstanding team leader who believes strongly in collaboration that drives creativity, fuels efficiency, and helps others find joy, recognition, and growth in their roles. This is a big job, and I am confident in her vision for taking the Marketing Services division to the next level.”


A Leader in Brand Management, Business Alignment, and Team Collaboration

Throughout her career, Alison has championed sales and marketing alignment. She has led the successful development and launch of multiple brands and been recognized for cultivating collaborative environments both internally and externally.  

Alison is a member of Pavilion, a go-to-market community providing guidance and education for those seeking to strategize, build, and execute effective GTM strategies. She completed Pavillion’s CRO School program which elevated her skills in scaling revenue growth and further ignited her passion for leadership. Alison also serves as a mentor for both ASA’s Mentor Match Program as well as through her alma mater, San Diego State University.


About ClearEdge
ClearEdge is a company dedicated to transforming the business of talent through marketing, recruiting, and career empowerment services. Founded in 2006 as an outsourced marketing arm to the staffing and recruitment industry, ClearEdge has grown its capabilities to amplify both the brands and the people who shape how the world works. ClearEdge’s three divisions include:

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