Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals -- Education + Networking + Philanthropy + Awards
Officially called Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals – CPsquared for short – we’re a nonprofit membership organization that supports professionals across the entire marketing communications arena. 


To connect and inspire Central Pennsylvania’s community of marketing, communications, design, business and nonprofit professionals via education, networking, recognition and philanthropy.


By advancing the craft of Central Pennsylvania creative professionals and supporting our business and nonprofit communities, we will strengthen the region’s reputation for outstanding marketing, design and PR.

Who's Who 

We’re a volunteer organization run by a hands-on board:

  • Ric Jones, Co-president
  • Trevor Calabro, Co-president
  • Carol White, President Emeritus
  • Maggie Anderson
  • Nick Stephenson
  • Rick Shadle
  • Tracey Johnston
  • Kim Munson

The board is supported by a variety of Committees who really make things happen:

  • Bracket Awards Committee 
  • Brand[AID] Committee
  • Events Committee

Board of Directors

Ric Jones
Trevor Calabro
Carol White
President Emeritus
Nick Stephenson
Board Member
Maggie Anderson
Board Member
Tracey Johnston
Board Member
Rick Shadle
Board Member

Our Founder

At the 2018 Bracket Awards ceremony, Mark Dello Stritto, founder of [CP]2, announced that he was stepping down as President. Assuming the role is long-time Board member Carol White.

We cannot begin to express our thanks to Mark for all that he has done in leading us and inspiring us in these past years. With the support of our Board and all of our [CP]2 members, we will continue building our community and inspiring creativity through our networking, philanthropic and educational events.