FULL SERVICE DIGITAL MARKETING
CEOAn early adopter of social media since 2005, Valerie founded JSMM in 2003 at the age of 24 and founded a second creative agency, VBM, in 2012. A tech leader in Kansas City, she has positioned the agency in the technology sector, an underserved agency market for software development, managed services, data centers and other tech companies. Valerie is also an investor and mentor for Betablox, one of the largest startup incubators in Kansas City. Recognitions include being named Kansas City’s Most Wanted Honoree 2015; Most Influential Woman in Business Class of 2014; being interviewed about her success by national media and featured on magazine covers. Valerie continues to inspire members of her community through the charities she is passionate about including but not limited to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kansas City, Pet Partners, SafeHome, City Union Mission and many more.
VP OF SALES & MARKETINGMichelle is an early adopter of social media since 2005, has directed social media campaigns for publicly traded companies and is an award-winning sales professional. She has executed digital marketing and advertising for enterprise brands in the HVAC, solar, tech, transportation and automotive sectors. Michelle has tremendous knowledge and experience in social media, content marketing, digital storytelling, editing, AP Style, branding and writing for companies. She is a dedicated mother to four amazing children and volunteers where her kids attend school.
VP OF FINANCE
DIGITAL BRAND MANAGERA creative designer, Zach executes marketing campaigns for startups, SMB’s and enterprise companies in both the U.S. and Canada. He has experience implementing creative work for automotive, HVAC, solar, tech, financial services, home decor e-commerce, commercial real estate, direct sales and many more industries. Zach also manages the creative and web development staff and works on numerous tactical projects including email marketing, social media, branding, web design, creative direction and more. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Graphic Design.
DIGITAL MARKETERA digital marketer to the core, Kati has the ability to comprehend any industry from tech to automotive and successfully execute strategies. She is also talented in digesting multiple strategies for client including digital ads, influencer outreach, email marketing, search marketing and public relations. Kati’s commitment to success is demonstrated by the results she has generated for clients such as beating e-commerce revenue goals, generating millions of views through complex influencer outreach campaigns and more. Kati graduated from Kansas State University with a B.A. in Advertising.
EDITORAaron, a creative writer who truly appreciates the written word, fills up pages of magnificently crafted content for clients. His day-to-day job at the agency encompasses editing, maintaining brand standards and producing high quality content. Droves of copy, images and videos come across his desk daily as he execute greatness for each client. Content deadlines are key so he manages the editorial process to keep everything running smoothly each week. While Aaron’s main goal is to serve as editor at the agency, he also has his own clients he creates ads, newsletters, blogs and more for such as automotive, HVAC and technology. Aaron graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a B.A. in Political Science and Government Administration.
DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR
WEB DESIGNER & DEVELOPERWhile Chloe has extensive knowledge in web design and development across platforms, she also has industry experience in search engine optimization, social media management and copywriting. Chloe attended the University of St. Thomas with a degree in creative writing and a minor in art history. She designs and develops WordPress and Shopify sites at the agency and produces creative assets for clients.
ADWORDS & ANALYTICS SPECIALISTNathan holds certifications in both Google Analytics and Adwords, helping clients understand and maximize their search marketing potential. His analytical mind and creative talent makes Nathan a great asset to the agency’s team. He also assists with project management, ensuring that everything runs smoothly for clients. Nathan writes for several industries including automotive, legal, space planning and more.
"We reached out to Jennings Social Media Marketing for assistance in growing our brand. JSMM supported our effort to design and launch the website so it could function well as a component of the overall marketing and social media plan. Since launching the new website and engaging JSMM, our business-to-consumer sales are up 20 percent. They have also attracted new customers, engaged with our target audience and even collaborated with designers and influential bloggers to increase the awareness of the brand. We strongly recommend Valerie Jennings and her entire team at Jennings Social Media Marketing!"CEO of Luxury Retail/Manufacturing Company
"When we decided to utilize an outside marketing firm for our law firm newsletter and public relations, we looked at several options. We chose Jennings Social Media Marketing because they offered a personal relationship that strove to understand our business and the professional strictures that impact law firm marketing. They have done a terrific job editing and publishing our newsletter as well as providing cutting edge blogs, tweets and other media inserts that help distinguish ourselves. We would strongly endorse them for the services they provide."Partner at a Business Law Firm
"We had a tremendous response the first day we issued a Facebook post about accepting online orders and sold several bikes in just a few hours. The JSMM team also helped us issue press releases and manage the brand with investors and the media. During a trade show appearance, the JSMM team monitored and posted content in real time to get attendees excited about our booth and contest. With the help of the JSMM team, we ended up winning two show awards including Rookie of the Year. I highly recommend JSMM for anyone wanting a team that is truly professional and also a lot of fun to work with."Marketing Director at Motorsports Company
"Jennings Social Media Marketing has helped my startup get PR attention in business and technology publications, across various blogger sites and on television. The work the JSMM team provides is of a very high quality and works on a shoestring budget. All startups should take advantage of the leadership, business advice and strategic partnership that JSMM offers to businesses. Startups should also look to the agency for guidance in social media strategies to increase SEO and online visibility."CEO of Startup Company