Meet The Team
Each member of our core team has between 10 and 20 years of experience in marketing, strategic communications, writing, digital communications, graphic design or email marketing. Together, our team’s collective years of experience in marketing and communications totals more than 75 years — with two-thirds of that time spent in the email marketing industry.
Katey Charles Darpel
President and Founder
Katey’s true passion is excellence in communication in any form. She has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, strategic communications, writing, editing and graphic design for a wide range of media including email, web, print and radio. This broad perspective helps her understand the vital role email marketing plays in an overall marketing and communications strategy. Katey received her master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.
She lives in Kirkwood, Missouri, with her husband, Joe, and her two young sons. She loves to read and cook and is the go-to writer, graphic designer and technical support provider in her extended family.
Senior Graphic Designer, Template Coder
Client Services and Administration
Christine has been with Katey Charles Communications team since 2015. She has more than 15 years of experience in customer relations and administrative work. She is detail-oriented and provides personalized, quality service to our clients as well as our team. And she does it all with a great sense of humor!
Christine has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Rockhurst University in Kansas City. She lives in Prairie Village, Kansas, with her husband and three children. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
We are always on the lookout for energetic, talented communications and marketing professionals to join our team. If you are interested in working for Katey Charles Communications on a permanent or contract basis, learn more here.