Kevin is an experienced, award-winning communications and marketing professional having worked in agency and corporate environments, serving technology, financial services and real estate business sectors. Known as one of the top media relations experts in his field, Kevin is a skilled writer, a technology-centric innovator and an early online adopter.
He helped launch and grow a prolific Internet start-up (HomeGain.com), which was later purchased by a group of media corporations seeking to expand their online advertising footprint. He has a proven track record of working at and with best-in-class Fortune 500 companies, assisting executive management and marketing and sales divisions grow revenue and increase efficiencies, while gaining market share and expanding brand awareness.
Specialties include technology, business, financial services and real estate media relations, marketing, public relations, writing, video, radio, social media, blogging and more.
As a long-time resident of Bainbridge Island, Kevin has served in many volunteer capacities including as a baseball, soccer and basketball coach and nonprofit board member, currently as a mentor at Bainbridge High School's FIRST FRC Spartronics Team 4195 Robotics team, which went to the World Championships in its first year (2014). He recently was Secretary of the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation Board, past member of the local Chamber, and past Board member of the Bainbridge Public Library and the Housing Resources Board.
He began his longtime philanthropic involvement in Los Angeles with Love Is Feeding Everyone, founded by actors Dennis Weaver and Valerie Harper and ARCS, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists. He is the father of two teenage boys and married to Kyanne Hawkins, who is the office manager at Blakely Elementary School on Bainbridge and is well-known as an active volunteer in the community.
An honors graduate of the University of Miami (Florida) in 1981, Kevin completed his Master studies at the University of Southern California's School of Journalism in 1985.
> Real estate marketing and communications
> Acute media relations skills
> Strategic planner with a penchant for execution, delivering measurable results
> Social Media Tactician
> Creating clever, breakthrough-style approaches, plans and programs
> Writer: authoring dozens of magazine features, hundreds of news releases, thousands of copywriting projects
Marketing and communications expert, helping real estate firms and agents enhance their image, impress their clients, expand their markets and increase their business.