Founded in 2017, KJB Digital is an Okanagan-based marketing agency that works closely with businesses of all sizes throughout the Valley and western Canada.
With offices located in Penticton and Vernon, we specialize in providing professional strategic planning, digital advertising, web and e-commerce initiatives, e-mail marketing, and social media services—without the expensive agency fees.
KJB Digital's team consists exclusively of seasoned, senior marketing personnel committed to delivering market-leading results for our clients.
We believe there is too much jargon, confusion, and ambiguity within our industry. As such, we communicate in an open and easy-to-understand fashion. This creates clarity and transparency in all we do, driving tangible value and sizable ROI for our clients.
KJB Digital's headquarters in downtown Penticton
Kenneth J. Barnes
Owner & CEO
Direct: (250) 801-8256
Ken developed his career in Vancouver, Calgary and Los Angeles with such marketing agencies as DDB, William Joseph Communications and SAW Strategic Design.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Alberta. Ken sits as a Board Member on the Penticton Tennis Club, and enjoys spending time with his young family and golfing at courses throughout the Valley.
Director, Business Development
Direct: (250) 859-3164
An international client service professional with an impeccable track record of building high-performance teams and building trusted and lasting relationships, Jeff leads KJB Digital's Business Development.
Jeff is an outstanding communicator and collaborator who leverages the latest in technology to drive evidence-based decision-making for clients and stakeholders. Prior to KJB Digital, Jeff headed-up the Client Services team at a large software company for over 10 years.
Direct: (250) 462-6352
Originally from St. Albert, Alberta, Natalia completed NAIT's graphic design program and boldly ventured into the agency world, joining McCann Canada as a Designer, based out of its Calgary office.
In 2017, Natalia moved west to the Okanagan to accept a role with Mission Hill Winery, and subsequently joined KJB Digital as a Visual Designer. Known for her sharp wit and love of Burberry, Natalia possesses off-the-charts design skills that regularly wow clients.
Direct: (778) 622-0564
Hailing from Toronto, Gavin relocated to the Okanagan with his family in 2016. His extensive career in digital marketing and advertising includes senior creative positions with Cossette, Zulu Alpha Kilo, and John St. Advertising.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University and a Copywriting Certificate from Humber College. In his spare time, Gavin volunteers his time at the Penticton Salvation Army Food Bank and teaches copywriting at Okanagan College, Penticton Campus.
Director of Client Services
Direct: (778) 930-0538
Throughout her 16-year marketing career, Kelly has consulted with numerous small-to-medium-sized businesses, effectively launching new products and delivering on-the-mark creative campaigns.
Kelly holds a Marketing Management Diploma and Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is a community volunteer at the Canadian Mental Health Association and enjoys dancing, yoga, Pilates and meditation.
Director of Web Development
Direct: (778) 622-0564
Shoaib oversees the design, build, and optimization of client websites, landing pages, and other software applications. He applies his 12 years of advanced development knowledge in determining precise project specifications, user requirements, and innovative custom-coded solutions.
Shoaib holds an honours degree in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University.