Managing Partner Kim Beales has been a marketing professional for 25 years. She gained agency, in-house, freelance and nonprofit experience before officially establishing St. Somewhere Holdings, LLC, in 2009. Projects under her direction are done on-time, on-budget and with the highest quality. Her in-house experience includes serving as the marketing manager for both Motivational Systems, Inc. and TransWestern Publishing. Working from the corporate headquarters, she was responsible for guiding all internal and external marketing efforts. At TransWestern Publishing, she led the marketing and national sales efforts through the sale of the company for $1.56 billion. Prior to joining TransWestern Publishing, she gained advertising agency experience with McCann Erickson Worldwide. Clients included Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (Del Mar Race Track), Off-Track Betting, San Diego Trust & Savings Bank, Bumble Bee Seafoods, Tiffany & Co., WD-40, Giant Bicycle, National University, UniFiber USA and San Diego International Auto Show. A native San Diegan with a B.A. from the University of San Diego, Kim puts her two and a half decades of marketing experience to work for every client.
From brochures to book layouts, Haspreet Dhillon’s graphic design skills delight clients. She can take their vision and quickly turn it into a reality. She has a Masters in English Literature from Punjab University with a Masters certificate in Graphic Design from Sessions.Edu. In her 10 years of experience, she has worked on various print and web design projects including book layouts, ebooks, book cover design, business collateral, branding, website design and package design.
Writer and editor Chris Lundy is a journalist with more than 13 years experience. He received a B.A. in English from Montclair State University with a concentration in Creative Writing. Chris has written, edited and/or formatted more than a dozen books and 40 short stories for himself and clients. Amongst his many strong suits are creating professional, well written press releases and website copy.
With more than 15 years experience in website design, internet marketing and social media marketing, Tammy Poole can work in a variety of platforms including WordPress, HTML and Magento amongst others.
In addition to teaching reading and writing to students in grades K through 12 and assisting with curriculum development at a learning center, Mark Eatough serves as an editor and proofreader. He helps with a variety of fiction and nonfiction works including books for authors, academic essays and marketing materials for businesses and nonprofits. Mark holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Religious Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as a Master of Theological Studies from Emory University.
Illustrator and graphic designer Kathlene Cadiz served as an intern and was then was hired by Kim Beales right after receiving her B.A. in Advertising Arts from the Art Institute of California for TransWestern Publishing. In her 19 years of experience, she has worked on product lines and design, packaging, logo design, sales collateral, book illustrations, brochures and much more.
Researcher Tracy Hulme creates media lists, researches business contact, conducts web research, helps with data entry, posts calendar announcements to the media and much more. She holds a B.A. in Health Sciences and Social Services in Applied Psychology for Professional Contexts as well as a B.A. from the University of South Africa.
Nadine Risha is a copywriter, editor and executive assistant with more than 20 years experience who focuses on social media, website content, article writing, video editing and event planning. She is the media director for the S.T.A.R.S. Foundation (Singers Taking Action Reaching Souls), an International Non-Profit Organization. She is also the creator/editor for an NYC Investment Banker pitch-book and is a travel agent. With a B.A. in Drama and post graduate work in philosophy, Nadine travels the world entertaining and delighting audiences.
Graphic designer Dawn Lewandowski has been creating spectacular designs for clients for more than 35 years. Her graphic design abilities flow into typeface design, technical illustration and infographics. Prior to becoming a full time freelance designer, Dawn worked as a production artist for some of the nation’s top printers and was senior typeface designer at DTC (currently selling original fonts through MyFonts). She has an amazing capability to understand the client’s vision for logos, business cards, website design, sales collateral and much more.
Writer Susan Reardon focuses on editing, media relations and public relations. After earning a B.A. from Villanova University and J.D. from University of Notre Dame, she has gained more than 20 years experience. She has secured articles in leading news, business and consumer publications including the Wall Street Journal and Boston Globe as well as industry magazines such as Industry Week, Employee Benefit News and Food Engineering; edited books; and won the AdWheel award for PR/Special Event.
With a strong skill set in the full Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress programming, HTML and online research, Sherri Yarbrough is an editor, proofreader and researcher. She received a B.A. in History with honors from the University of Texas. She edits everything from fiction to nonfiction to press releases to corporate literature. She has an amazing ability to research and find the excellent data and information.