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Karen Butterfield is an award-winning communications professional specializing in B2B and B2C content creation, copywriting, as well as internal and external correspondence. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Webster University, St. Louis, in 2010 and then served in progressive roles at a community newspaper and publishing company. During her tenure as a reporter and editor, she earned more than a dozen state awards for writing and photography.

In 2018, Karen joined a boutique healthcare executive recruiting firm as the Director of Communications and Business Writer, where she helped expand the firm’s presence and maintain its reputation as a trusted Top 10 healthcare executive search firm. The following year, the firm was acquired by one of the fastest growing and largest executive search firms in the United States as ranked by Forbes Magazine. Karen served on the Communications/Marketing Committee for the firm, helping with branding and marketing initiatives.

Karen earned a Search Marketing Specialist Certificate from the Digital Marketing Institute at the end of 2018 and has continued to hone her skills in Search Engine Optimization and Marketing.

 

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Kristen Curtis earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2019. After graduation, she held an internship at a community paper before being hired at another community newspaper and publishing company.

In addition to her journalistic work, Kristen has worked as a public information consultant for an area law enforcement agency. In March of 2020, she earned a Digital Marketing Certification from SEMRUSH Academy.

In her spare time, Kristen enjoys hiking and working on creative writing pieces.

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Andrea Zieger is a freelance writer and full-time mom currently located in Maryland. Andrea views strong communication skills as the best tool we have to solve problems and foster learning. She graduated from Webster University in 2012 with a degree in Journalism and has a Master's degree in higher education from St. Louis University.

On the rare occasion she has spare time, she enjoys hiking, baking, and writing product reviews.