Kathleen Turaski

President + Creative Director

Over the course of her professional career, Kathleen Turaski has strengthened the brand image of a wide range of products and organizations. As president and creative director of Resonance, she continues to be a creative force, designing for print and interactive communications as well as managing her creative team.

Kathleen has established herself as a strategic thinker for her clients, focusing on what they wish to achieve and how to best get results through creative visual solutions. She is also known for her in-depth understanding of the challenges facing non-profit organizations, as well as institutions and businesses in the research, cultural and educational arenas.

Kathleen has served on the board of directors of the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), holding leadership positions in both programming and promotions. Her affiliation with AIGA spans 15 years. From 2008 to 2012 Kathleen served on the National Design Council convened by Appleton Coated Paper. The Council brings together top design professionals from across North America to explore issues and trends in design. In addition, Kathleen has taught as an adjunct faculty member at both Georgia State University and Creative Circus. She has written curriculum for web design, typography, branding and design history. She continues to invest time in the education of emerging designers, both as teacher and frequent panelist in student competitions.


Kathleen holds a master's degree in communication design from Central St. Martin's College, a division of the University of the Arts London, Europe's largest center for education in art, communication and design. She also earned a B.A. degree in graphic design from the University of Georgia.

Kathleen and her husband, Peter Hornsby, recently relocated to the beautiful Pacific Northwest. They previously lived in Atlanta, where Kathleen served a two-year term on the board of the East Lake Farmer Market and also on the steering committee for the East Side Greenway, a vision for a connected park system through multiple Atlanta neighborhoods. An avid hiker and traveler, she regularly plans trips that allow her to trek in new places.

Susan Crain

Associate

When clients are asked what Susan Crain does best, they say she excels at building integrated communication platforms and injecting a fresh perspective into almost any conversation. From initial business planning and strategy development through design, execution and post-project analysis of marketing communication programs, Susan's customer-centric leadership is both energizing and refreshing. Over the span of her 20-year career, Susan has worked in a variety of industries including construction, financial services, healthcare, technology and telecommunications. Organizations, large and small, find her diverse background and expertise in brand management, communications planning, program development, event planning, and Web development invaluable. She has a special affinity for non-profit organizations aiming to change the world. She is a graduate of Agnes Scott College and lives in the foothills of the north Georgia mountains with her husband and rat terrier Dottie.

Reid Davis

Associate

As a professional wordslinger for more than 15 years, copywriter Reid Davis specializes in stealing attention and making words leap off the page by turning brands into stories. Reid got his start turning everyday life into stories as a daily suburban newspaper reporter at the Clayton County (Ga.) News Daily, where he covered local business along with the world’s busiest airport. From there he landed at Delta Air Lines as a corporate communications pro handling both internal and external communications. (How do you speak on behalf of one of the world’s largest airlines? Very carefully.) His next move was to national pop culture magazine Paste, where he spent two years as managing editor. He launched Tastemaker Communications in 2007 and has carved out a niche as a non-profit and fundraising communications specialist, while providing valuable counsel to small and mid-size businesses. His work includes everything from names and taglines to multi-part speeches.

Chris and Linda Doherty

Associates

Through their own enterprise, Citizen Studio, Chris and Linda Doherty create effective and sustainable design for print, environment and the Web. They are a key Resonance partner, providing programming and design support for interactive media, collaborating on sites for International Trachoma Initiative, the Atlanta Regional Council on Higher Education, Educopia Institute and many others. Linda previously worked for Nuforia in New York, designing for clients that included MetLife, E.W. Scripps and Vivendi Universal. She also served on the design staff for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Chris brings a mix of graphic design and technology expertise to create rich interactive experiences; his background includes three years with interactive giant Sapient Corporation and a stint as lead designer for New York-based environmental consulting firm, AKRF. Both are active in the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and both have studied at Atlanta’s Portfolio Center. In addition, Linda holds a B.A. degree in English from Clemson University and a B.A. in journalism from the University of Georgia. And Chris earned an English and Fine Arts degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Toni Jordan Hung

Associate

For more than a decade, Toni Jordan Hung has built a career as a creative and effective graphic designer. She has worked with a variety of clients to produce everything from brand strategy and capital campaigns to simple logos and stationery. For Resonance, she is instrumental in creating elegant print design solutions. She serves as the manager and senior designer of Praxium Press, a letterpress, learning and design studio. Toni earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, graduating with honors.

Carrie Jones

Associate

From concept to production, Carrie Jones gets the job done quickly, on deadline and with a high degree of creativity. A graphic designer and production artist, she collaborates with her clients to translate ideas through design and uses her production talents to professionally polish, produce and print. “Self-disciplined,” “detail-oriented” and “well-organized” are some of the words clients use to describe Carrie. She began her creative career as a design student attending Atlanta’s The Creative Circus where she crafted and learned the trade of marketing communications. In March 1999 she graduated and joined WestWayne Advertising as a studio artist. In 2001, she began freelancing as a graphic designer and production artist for a diverse array of agencies, businesses and organizations, both large and small.

Elizabeth Boyle Kotz

Associate

A cum laude graduate of North Carolina State University’s graphic design program, Elizabeth Boyle Kotz spent the last decade honing both creative chops and a meticulous attention to detail in design. She brings a strong background in brand design and print production management to every project she undertakes, as well as experience with a wide range of clients, which include nonprofits, B2B, B2C, retail, hometown brands, global big shots and everyone in between. Elizabeth has also recently added letterpress printing to her repertoire, an endeavor in craft that keeps her busy outside of commercial work.

Billy Howard

Associate

An acclaimed commercial and documentary photographer, Billy Howard produces work with an emphasis on health, education and social themes. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of The Library of Congress, the High Museum of Art, The Carter Presidential Center and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. His photographs have also been featured on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, HBO, TBS and PBS. Billy is also the author of several published works, including Epitaphs for the Living: Words and Images in the Time of AIDS and Angels and Monsters: A Child's Eye View of Cancer. His career path has also taken him to the classroom: Billy served as artist in residence at the National School of Photography in France and lectured throughout Japan, and he has taught at The University of Texas, University of the Arts and the Rocky Mountain School of Photography in Montana.

Kelbi McCumber and Sam Morris

Associates

Photographic post-production is in good hands with the husband/wife team of Kelbi McCumber and Sam Morris. The two joined their digital production expertise in 2008 when they formed Digital Sidekicks. They skillfully transform images from raw format to fully processed, retouched and composited imagery. Kelbi's background includes both artistic and administrative aspects of photography. Her previous work as a studio manager for several professional photographers exposed her to a diverse assortment of projects and clients. Sam is a retouching specialist whose experience includes working with distinguished clients, such as Turner Broadcasting. Both graduated with degrees in commercial photography from the Art Institute of Atlanta. They are proud parents of a young daughter and live in Atlanta’s Cabbagetown neighborhood.

Lee Beth Burge

Associate

From the earliest days of Resonance Marketing, Lee Beth Burge has provided expert service in bookkeeping and payroll management. A 22-year veteran of accounting and finance, she has held positions with commercial and residential real estate developers and with Citicorp in commercial real estate. Since 1995 Lee Beth has worked as a freelance “number cruncher” for more than a dozen enterprises, in industries ranging from magazine publishing to landscaping to law. She began her career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse after graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Lee Beth is married to Milton Chester (Chet) Burge, Jr., a certified public accountant who has his own practice. They have exciting conversations about “amortization of goodwill” and the treatment of certain “like-kind exchanges.” They have four children and live in Decatur, where they enjoy long walks through the cemetery.