Kristin Utterback is owner and founder of KLUConsulting, LLC. After spending a number of years in education and commodity trade, she found herself married to an Army pilot and moving away from her home state of Texas to an unfamiliar job market. Kristin created KLUConsulting as a means to put her experience and expertise to good use, no matter where she was working from. Kristin brings extensive writing, marketing, leadership and public relations experience to her clients in a variety of ways. From web content to social media marketing to event planning, she truly enjoys helping small businesses, startups and nonprofits reach their goals. Kristin has a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Services and Development from Tarleton State University and a master’s in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University.


Emily Zasada has over a decade in web marketing experience for tech startups, established nonprofit organizations and small businesses, with a focus on expertly crafted HTML emails, graphic design, writing, SEO and video for the web. She’s also experienced in WordPress and other content management systems, including Expression Engine. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Towson University.


Melissa DeBolt is a mom by day and graphic designer by night. She has a wealth of design experience and a wide variety of creative skills. She designs everything from web images, brochures, and posters, to invitations, advertisements, and logos for nonprofit organizations, small businesses and websites. She is proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Melissa has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Art from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She has a passion for art and is currently working on perfecting her calligraphy as another creative outlet.