Written by The KR Group
The KR Group is pleased to welcome Danielle McKee as its sales support specialist.
In November, Danielle joined The KR Group with several years of sales support and full sales experience. She will be assisting the sales team with internal sales processes.
“Danielle comes to us with an excellent background in sales and customer service,” Marketing & Sales Manager Maggie Damitio said. “Having her on board with us will allow our account managers to build rapport with one dedicated inside rep and give us the opportunity to streamline our sales processes to become more efficient.”
Danielle is a West Michigan transplant and grew up on in the east side of the state in Clarkston along with her older sister and younger brother. She has memories of hearing concerts taking place at Pine Knob and especially remembers Dave Matthews Band.
As an adult, she spent several years moving around Michigan as well as a year in the U.S. Virgin Islands before settling into Grand Rapids about five years ago.
“My niece and nephew live just outside of the city, and I wanted to be closer to them, which is what brought me here,” Danielle explained. “I also love being so close to Lake Michigan and some of the surrounding areas, which are great for a quick weekend getaway.”
Outside of The KR Group, Danielle also runs an event planning business, which she started in the spring of 2018.
“I have wanted to do event planning since I was a little girl,” Danielle explained. “I’ve worked in all different aspects of the planning industry:– catering, invitation design, flower nursery, etc. – and decided to put all my knowledge together to start my business.”
When she’s not working here at The KR Group or planning events, Danielle enjoys spending time with her two Pekinese dogs, Bella, 10, and Zoe, 1.
“They’re the greatest roommates a girl could ask for – if only they could cook!” she said. “In the summer, you can always find me and the pups outside hiking, backpacking, kayaking, biking, lounging by some water, exploring the city, or anything that involves soaking up the sun.”
If you stop by The KR Group’s Grand Rapids office, make sure to say hi to Danielle.