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Kathy Des Jardins Cioffi

Co-owner

For 17 years, Kathy worked at newspapers in Kentucky, Louisiana, California and Pennsylvania, including an 11-year period that produced nearly 100 national and state awards for writing, editing, design and photography. In 1996, she moved to Georgia and helped launch KRC Communications, a full-service publications company that was most recently honored with the 2016 USTA Georgia Marc Kaplan Media Excellence Award.

What Kathy offers clients is expertise that has garnered such honors as a first-place for humor from the National Federation of Press Women, the California Press Women’s Outstanding Excellence Award and Louisiana Press Association’s Best Regular Columnist for two consecutive years.

KRC Communications currently boasts a large and diverse family of publications ranging from clients with international impact to grassroots programs that turn fundraisers into keepsakes. While many vendors print programs, KRC creates memories to cherish for generations.

Kathy’s volunteer work in Johns Creek, Georgia, has included serving as publicity chair for Chattahoochee High School’s Athletic Booster Association since 2006 as well as numerous board positions with sports booster clubs and elementary, middle and high-school PTAs. Most recently, she was honored with the 2017 Eric Rudolph Service Award from the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference.

Her writing continues, with national, regional and local magazine credits, as well as a pair of novels in progress.

Contact Kathy by email: kathy@krccom.com  Work: 770-521-8693  Mobile: 678-644-8514

Ron Cioffi

Co-owner

Ron’s decades-long career features accomplishments, awards and publication credits in graphic design, photography and writing.

In graphic design, Ron has worked as Senior Art Director at Bank of America and has taught graphic design as an Assistant and Adjunct Professor at the University of North Georgia and the Art Institutes of Pittsburgh and Atlanta. He has led the design, art and photography of InfoWorld and Inside Tennis, along with three daily newspapers, including The Bakersfield Californian. He has built or managed more than 25 websites and holds a Master’s Degree from Michigan State University.

Ron’s photography and writing credits include Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Yankee magazine, Tennis magazine, Tennis Industry magazine and American Photographer. His awards include a Bronze Medal from the Society of Newspaper Design, the International Association of Business Communications Silver Quill Award of Merit and first place from the Connecticut News Photographers Association. He is the co-owner of TennisReporters.net, the only website to win the USTA Media Excellence Award. Along with Kathy, they were honored with the 2016 USTA Georgia Marc Kaplan Media Excellence Award and the 2017 Eric Rudolph Service Award from the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference.

Employed as US Tennis Association, Southern Section’s Director of Communications, he also served as Media Director of the ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open and for the One Love Tennis Open. Ron’s volunteer service in Johns Creek, GA, includes being the Founder, President and current Vice President of Arts On The Creek, He is a member of the City of Johns Creek Arts and Culture Board, a board member of the Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra, a board member of the Atlanta Professional Tennis Umpires Association and as a former coach of the Chattahoochee Junior Cougar Baseball and Lacrosse teams.

Contact Ron by email: ron@krccom.com  Mobile: 770-378-7856

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KRC is supported by a talented team of free-lancers.