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Responsibilities
Kathy Grawe handles a variety of marketing tasks including website updates, creating print collateral, and assisting with events. Corporate communications include creating a monthly e-mail newsletter and other e-mail campaigns through MailChimp and Pardot. Taking photos of buildings and events for web and print use. Assisting with Requests for Proposals and Powerpoint presentations. Have attended networking events, Earth Day events, and a conference. Have also assisted with two waste audits and collecting surveys for a transportation survey.

Education
Kathy has an Associate of Applied Science Degree, in Design & Media Production Technology with a focus on Web Design from Chattahoochee Technical College In Acworth, GA. Also, a two-year certificate in Graphic Design from the Portfolio Center in Atlanta. Kathy also studied fine arts and graphic design at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. Kathy has also taken numerous continuing ed. classes throughout her career including a Team Concepting class at The Creative Circus in Atlanta.

Experience
Kathy has over 15 years of experience in the field of print graphic design and marketing that includes working in the following industries: Commercial Real Estate, Financial and Commercial Printing, B2B Product Goods including healthcare and DIY products. Most recently, Kathy has been working on learning web design and creating and updating websites in WordPress. Kathy likes to take time to attend WordPress Meetups, workshops, and other work related meetings.

Interests
Kathy enjoys organic gardening, volunteering at various non-profits around town, dabbling in painting and collage, home renovations, camping, hiking, and travel. Also anything that gives her the opportunity to be creative like face painting at local festivals.

Affiliations

  • The Alpharetta WordPress Meetup
  • The Alpharetta Artists and Techies Meetup

Fun Fact:
Moving from print into web design in the last few years was definitely the greenest initiative I have ever taken in my life. This one decision alone will save thousands of trees over the remainder of my career.