Kellee Johnson

About

In 2005 Kellee Johnson founded The Ballast Group, an integrated communications strategy firm, after serving as director of corporate marketing for Abbott Laboratories, where she managed 25 global teams and after she spent five years managing corporate communications for Tropicana, a multi-billion dollar division of PepsiCo. Johnson builds and refines domestic brands of global companies and provides lead generation and growth strategies for start-up companies. She and her team build better relationships with stakeholders through story telling that leverages qualified third parties in multiple integrated communication channels. Focused on all aspects of marketing consumer products, healthcare and high-tech services, Johnson has helped companies such as Hyatt, Kaiser Permanente, Stericycle, Safeway, TARGET, Cisco and Ultimate Software think differently about their relationships. See case studies. Johnson positions companies as thought leaders through media relations including US News & World Report, the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, CNN HeadlineNews, The Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle, Denver Business Journal, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago and more. She has been a mentor to several young women for 15 years. She facilitates and moderates executive forums, expert panels, seminars for entrepreneurs and industry roundtable discussions.
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Founder Kellee Johnson On Starting Her Own PR Firm, the Gig Economy, and Her Worst Boss Experience
You Can’t Achieve Success Alone
Company Spotlight in Tech
Techweek
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Amanda Signorelli
LuminAID
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Andrea Sreshta
RKON Technologies
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Jeff Mullarkey
Civis Analytics
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Dan Wagner
Multiple, Inc.
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Dave Mason
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Taylor Rhodes
One North Interactive
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John Simpson
Reliefwatch
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Daniel Yu
ExteNet Systems, Inc.
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Ross Manire
Helix
AAron Dannenbring
INXPO
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Malcolm Lotzof
Cision
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Kevin Akeroyd
Solstice Mobile
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J Schwan
Aprimo
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John Stammen
Pro Material Solutions
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Jerry Freeman
Charlie
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Aaron Frazin
Adeptia
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Lou Ennuso
Red Caffeine marketing + technology
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Kathy Steele
Vanco International
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Brad Corbin
Clarity Insights
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Tom Thimot
Intersog
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Igor Fedulov
Jobbatical
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Karoli Hindriks
i.c.stars
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Sandee Kastrul
BMW Technology Corporation
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Randy Cavaiani
AMPY
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Tejas Shastry
Earlybird Software
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Andrew Parnell
3Discovered
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Peer Munck
Enova International
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John Higginson
Signature Retail Services
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Dan Perry
Peanut App
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Michelle Kennedy
CBIZ, Inc.
Jerome Grisko
Dolly
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Mike Howell
Adage Technologies
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Roy Chomko
SoloInsight Inc.
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Farhan Masood
Malwarebytes
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Marcin Kleczynski
MVTRAC
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Luke Smith
SMB Help Desk, Inc.
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Matthew Cleaver
The WFC Group
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Neil Shah
LotLinx
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Denise Chudy
ThinkCERCA
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Eileen Murphy
Netrix, LLC.
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Rob Dang
SiNode Systems
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Samir Mayekar
Kamea Networks & Technology
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Chach DalSanto
Swap Motors
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Sanjay Patel
Jiobit
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Lindsay Slutzky
Novatio Solutions
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Gokul Solai
UrbanBound
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Michael Krasman
DragonSpears
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Patrick Emmons