|Keith R. Hojnacki - Owner / Creative Director, Web and Graphic Design
Born in Southern California, transplanted to Tempe, Arizona, Keith pursued and received a advertising degree from Northern Arizona University. Focusing on creative and marketing, Keith worked as a senior designer for the Grand Canyon Railway before moving to an advertising agency in Arizona. After realizing the corporate cubicle world wasn't for him, he decided to start Hojnacki Design, Inc in 2002.
Nearly 8 years later, Keith has worked with some of the most prominent and up and coming businesses in Arizona and across the United States, created a service that offers free marketing advice and design to charities and non-profits, and works with a team of dedicated and trusted professionals. As a business owner and designer, Keith has transformed Hojnacki Design from a small home-based business to the 68 Creative Group, a trusted marketing, design and website company to clients throughout the nation.
|Kevin Nutt - Creative, Marketing Strategy
Kevin Dale Nutt, president of KG Group, is a graduate of Cambridge College of Art, England, graduating with a degree in graphic design and typography. His years of advertising and design experience prior to founding KG Group were a blend of corporate positions (including international companies such as Patrick Stevens Publishing and Thomas Cook Travel Agency), and advertising agency affiliations (including McCann Erickson), with national and international accounts. Mr. Nutt then immigrated to the United States in 1976 to follow his dream to open his own design and marketing company. This varied background has lent him well-rounded insight into the multifaceted world of today.
As KG Group has grown, Mr. Nutt has hand-picked a versatile and experienced creative group of people to enhance and expand his own business philosophies and creative methods.
Working closely with the client, the creative team at KG Group has the knowledge and expertise to respond effectively to your valuable input. Based on a philosophy that our clients should be well known, not their design group, KG Group has maintained a low corporate profile which has helped us to become a unique and successful force in design, providing always for the best interests of our clients. Mr. Nutt has developed a process of building a strong relationship through a unique advantage creative process. From managing your total budget to supplementing the capabilities of your in-house advertising or marketing department, KG Group will tailor a program that will achieve your specific communications goals .
|Natalie Beck - Marketing, Public Relations and Copywriting
Prior to founding Beck Marketing Services, Natalie held a variety of senior-level marketing positions for financial services firms, including Bank One, JP Morgan Chase, and First National Bank of Arizona. Below are some of her career accomplishments:
Launched Bank One Ballpark and Diamondbacks Banking marketing programs, including comprehensive advertising campaigns and statewide promotions in partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks, former Diamondbacks Manager Buck Showalter, former Diamondbacks catcher Jorge Fabregas, Valley Nissan Dealerships, The Arizona Republic and more.
Implemented co-operative marketing campaigns with the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Cowboys, Colorado Rockies, Columbus Blue Jackets, Working Woman Magazine, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Women Business Owners, Center for Women's Business Research, Fry's Food and Drug Stores, Albertson's grocery stores, Home Depot, Sears and more.
Invited speaker at the National Newspaper Association Annual Marketing Conference on the topic of leveraging strategic corporate marketing partnerships to drive business results.
|Gail Keith - Marketing, Copywriting, Social Media
Gail Keith Marketing was founded on the premise, every business needs marketing and also needs a professional to direct that marketing. Gail Keith launched the business in summer of 2004 after a 20 year corporate career where she developed her marketing talents while balancing the needs of the business operations.
Gail Keith Marketing is a known brand in the Phoenix market and has served clients in Atlanta, New York and New Mexico. Gail is most known for her ability to understand complex business models or services and those who operate inside of an industry where compliance and regulations overlap into marketing. This intellectual attribute tends to make a Gail a perfect match with business-to-business companies or have an industrial, legal or technical niche.
Gail’s expertise and noted ability to captivate an audience has lead to regular speaking and training engagements for such establishments as the Arizona State Bar, Arizona Conference for Home and Housing for the Aging, Arizona Small Business Association. In addition, Gail is often called up to provide custom workshops and coaching programs for sales teams who work in highly competitive roles and need to develop a strong personal brand that locks in customer loyalty.
Gail Keith has served clients such as MJS Designs, Inc., Old Republic Title, Hobaica Services, Arizona Solar Solutions and Arthur Murray Dance Studios for highly specialized marketing strategy development, social media projects, media planning and overall campaign management.