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NexxtLevel Marketing
Chief Brand Developer
Treasure Valley, Pacific Northwest and California
For over 30 years, Steve Cleere has been actively involved in the Marketing, Advertising and Promotion disciplines for Consumer Packaged Goods companies. As Co-founder and Managing Partner of TradeMarketing, Inc. (TMI Group), he helped to grow the San Francisco firm into a cutting-edge retail-marketing agency. His work in Grocery, Mass and Specialty retailing, including new product intros, trade spending analysis, promotion evaluation, shopper marketing and key account profitability have assisted his clients in marketing more effectively to and through the retail trade. Steve’s clients have included: Nestle’ Purina, Star Fine Foods, Tetley/Good Earth Teas, ConAgra, Clorox, Clif Bar, Hasbro, El Monterey, Musco Family Olives and many other successful brands.

In 2014, Steve formed NexxtLevel Marketing, where he personally consults with smaller and medium sized CPG firms who are ready to scale. He also serves as ‘fractional’ VP of Marketing for clients and on the board of advisors of several firms as well as with the Small Business Development Center (SBA) as a Certified Small Business Advisor. The experience he brings to his efforts includes all major categories from dry to frozen to produce, beverages and supplements. Steve’s clients include: Kinder’s BBQ Sauce, BruBroth bone broth, Sunrise Fresh Dried Fruit & Nut, Two Chicks Jerky, Sprouted Minds bars and Cliff House Bloody Mary Mix.
Steven and his wife, Debra live in Nampa with two very spoiled cats.