Dr. Laura Pogue Named to Fittest CEOs for 2005

Dr. Laura A. Pogue, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc., has been named one of Southeastern Michigan’s 50 Fittest CEOs in the annual Crain’s Detroit Business contest for the third year in a row.

Dr. Pogue, an avid reader of Crain’s Detroit Business, athlete, and aviatrix, in addition to business owner and educator, attributes her positive attitude and motivation to her level of physical fitness. She views her weekly yoga, walking, and strength training activities as an important part of performing at a consistently high level for all of her various personal and professional endeavors.

“Exercise has become a priority in my life over the years, now more than ever. I’ve learned how to set and achieve athletic goals, all while keeping stress under control and meeting some great people in the process."

Dr. Pogue and her team of professional business consultants at Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. proactively lead their clients with integrity, intelligence, and innovation, focusing on corporate strategic planning for profitability. Dr. Pogue is also a veteran business educator, with almost a decade of academic experience, including publications and appointments at various state, national, and international organizations in the corporate, online, and traditional classrooms.

Look for upcoming Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. press releases to arrive in your mailbox this summer. In the meantime, be sure to read the special “50 Fittest CEOs” section of Crain’s Detroit Business on Monday, June 6, 2005 to see Dr. Pogue’s showing in this year’s competition.