Digital Marketing Specialist

Emily joined the TKG team after being their Digital Content Intern during the summer of 2017. She graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University at Stark with a Bachelor's in Applied Communication. Although she did not have much experience with marketing itself at the time, she has experience in customer service and graphic design from jobs and extracurriculars that she had been a part of both on and off campus.

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Where she gained her knowledge

Emily grew up watching her father create illustrations for their local newspaper, The Repository. Since she and her sister were always a part of his work, she had learned some tricks of the trade with design techniques and the Adobe Suite. Emily was also involved in an Animation and Graphic Design Career Tech before graduating from GlenOak High School. Since graduating from Kent State Stark, she has learned so much in various areas of the marketing world and continues to learn new trends and find out-of-the-box ways to help our clients.

Skills and Expertise

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Photography
  • Social Media


Digital Marketing HubSpot CertificationHubSpot SEO CertificationSocial Media HubSpot CertificationHubSpot CMS for Marketers CertificationHubSpot Platform Consulting Certification

When not at work, Emily's life revolves around

  • Traveling adventures with her family and husband, Andy.
  • Performing on stage at local theaters, including Weathervane Playhouse, Avenue Arts, Kent State University at Stark, the Players Guild Theatre, and others.
  • Volunteering at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, as well as with the Plain Local Schools Foundation & Alumni Association and United Way of Greater Stark County's Young Leaders Society (YLS).

Little known facts

  • During the summer of 2016, she was teaching English in Jiaozhou, China.
  • She keeps her love of photography alive with Emily Jay Images.
  • She has taken two semesters of American Sign Language.

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