Our Team: A Resource You Can Rely On


Joe Skibbie

Arlington Heights Marketing Team

Joe has been helping businesses “#BeSeen” and “#BeHeard” for close to 20 years. A traditionalist who cut his teeth in the Financial Services Industry, Joe believes more business gets done with the shake of a hand than the click of a mouse. Joe understands the rapidly shifting Communications environment and brings his experience as a Small Business Advocate and Entrepreneur to his clients.

Joe has a grounding in traditional communications, yet understands how integrating digital marketing strategy can expand a campaign’s reach. Joe’s passion is helping his clients grow, Joe is anxious to help you #BeSeen and #BeHeard.



Jara Kern

Arlington Heights Marketing Team

Jara Kern brings more than a decade of strategic marketing expertise and a wellspring of creativity to telling your business's story and helping your content win over your customers. With an MBA from University of Wisconsin-Madison and an undergraduate degree in classical music performance from Oberlin Conservatory, Jara balances highly analytical and deeply creative sides.

Prior to working with JRS Mar/Com, she held leadership positions in marketing at Roosevelt University, the Chicago Humanities Festival, and the Madison Symphony Orchestra.



Our Team

Community Minded, Community Vested

Joe and his team of Arlington Heights Marketing Professionals believe in giving back to the community. To that end, involvement in a number of civic, philanthropic and business groups keeps JRS Marketing Communications connected to Arlington Heights and the surrounding communities.

Joe shares his leadership skills in marketing, project management and fundraising with the following groups. Making sure there is no trouble spreading the news and ensuring their programs achieve the goals set forth by their leadership. #BeSeen and #BeHeard.


 
  • Been working with JRS for almost a year now. They are very creative, responsive and have handled everything from our social media to SEO for our website. I am very happy with the results.
    Dave Becker, Owner
    Wheeling Auto Center
  • I've been coming to Joe for over 3 years for materials for my law firm. He's prompt, efficient and cost effective. He's someone I trust and will also turn to for advice in the marketing space.
    Michael Gunderson, Owner
    The Gunderson Law Firm
  • I have worked with JRS Mar/Com for several years and have always found Joe to be professional with a strong work ethic. His pleasant personality and immersion in the subject matter he is working on shows in the quality of that work. From proposal to finished product, every effort is made to insure your ideas take shape. Whatever the project, Joe will go the distance and beyond.
    Connie Kelly, NW Sub-Section Chair
    Institute of Electric and Electronics Engineers
 

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