President and Owner
Location: New Providence, NJ
Stafford Communications Group, Inc. abandons corporate conventions. There are no titles, no reviews and no limits on creativity, performance and service. CJ Stafford built her company with a commitment to empowering and mentoring young women, and that’s why 80 percent of the Stafford Communications workforce is female. Though she is always there to provide direction and guidance, Stafford says the company’s culture is all about self-management, and in a sense, her employees have the ability to run their own businesses within the established organization. “Our most successful employees manage themselves, and they manage me. They know when to turn to me, and when not to. They take initiative, work hard and have a sense of humor,” says Stafford.
“I believe laughter and fun are core to a happy work-life balance, and I encourage having a good time. This results in a superior work product, long-term client relationships and long-tenured employees who are brand champions for the company as well as our clients.”