Kym Johnson is the founder and owner of KSJ Marketing Communications LLC, a marketing firm offering marketing services, social media training, graphic/web design services, and eMarketing programs. With over 25 years of actual marketing management experience, Kym has completed successful projects for many types of industries, including: manufacturing, property management, non-profits, legal, accounting, restaurant, and medical services. She began this company as a way for many small and new businesses to better afford quality marketing services. Kym has forged long term relationships with her clients as their “offsite marketing manager” with her managed marketing services.
Kym spent eighteen years as the marketing manager for a local machine tool distributor. Her duties included developing marketing plans, creating marketing collateral pieces, database management, sales administration, and also wore the hat of an IT manager. After losing her job she not only started her company (2004) but decided to go back to school and upgrade her skills. In 2008, she graduated with an associate’s degree in Web Design and completed a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications in 2010. She’s also working on finishing the remaining credits for her bachelor’s in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. She’s planning on starting a master’s degree program from Full Sail University in 2016 to better assist the needs of her clients.
She is 2015 Core Certified with Constant Contact as a Solution Provider. She will complete her Master Certification in 2016.She is a marketing distributor with Send Out Cards to help her clients better manage their customer relationships.
Kym teaches various classes and webinars related to internet marketing through the chamber of commerce and other business organizations to help businesses grow their business. Many of these classes are related to email marketing and social media.
Kym volunteers her marketing, web and graphic skills to non-profits in need. She designed and published an award winning newsletter for a local chapter of a national women’s organization, designed this chapter’s first website, and established their social media presence. She’s also a member of the West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce, the Rose City Lupton Chamber of Commerce, and the Oscoda County Chamber of Commerce. She is currently developing the website for the Rose City Lupton Chamber. In the past she has volunteered on the Macomb Habitat for Humanity’s Marketing and PR Committee, the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce marketing, networking, and ambassador committees, and helps when she can with Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren. She sits on the board of directors for the Economic Development Alliance of Oscoda County.
Kym resides with her rescue cats (Patches and Pixie) and rescue dogs (sisters Molly and Nelly). When she has free time, she enjoys a variety of crafts including jewelry making. She enjoys baking especially trying new dog friendly treat recipes for her dogs.