About Creative Partners
Creative Partners is a female led company that understands our success centers around creating and nurturing mutually-beneficial relationships. We partner with organizations to find the dynamic speakers, trainers and facilitators you need to accomplish your goals. We partner with the speakers in our bureau, promoting your unique areas of expertise to potential clients, so you can concentrate on what you do best. And, we partner with authors to market your books to your target audiences, secure media exposure, set up and coordinate book signing opportunities and provide other strategies to help increase sales.
Let us be your partners to help in achieving your goals
The Creative Partners Team
Beth Kellogg, owner of Creative Partners, is a communications professional with over 30 years of experience in creative writing, public relations, fund-raising, and event management. As a teacher, Beth taught English and Creative Writing in six states, wrote curriculum, sponsored newspapers and literary magazines, and helped her students publish a successful book about their hometown. As a public relations professional, she has contributed articles for numerous publications, executed media campaign resulting in numerous magazine and newspaper features for clients, and created, coordinated and promoted a wide variety of successful events and fundraisers.
Susan Marquez has published over 2000 business and feature articles for numerous publications throughout Mississippi. The well-known freelance writer has served as the former marketing director for Northpark Mall in Jackson as well as stints as a commercial copywriter, broadcast producer, and Business Writing instructor. Susan has written marketing and advertising campaigns for numerous companies, politicians, and nonprofits. Recognized as one of Mississippi’s “50 Leading Business Women” by the Mississippi Business Journal, Susan was also honored with a silver medal by the Jackson Advertising Federation.
Rosie Vassallo was an award-winning graphic designer before embarking on her marketing, public relations and event planning career as a chamber of commerce executive director, a position she held for 14 years. In that capacity, Rosie successfully grew membership, created campaigns to promote the city and its businesses, initiated and coordinated numerous popular annual events and booked celebrities, such as Ivana Trump, The Platters and Chubby Checker, to make her events extra special. Her efforts earned her recognition as one of Mississippi’s Top 50 Business Women, Who’s Who in Mississippi and Dynamic Women of Mississippi. Rosie now lives in Louisiana where she is using her knowledge and experience to help clients find the right speakers to make their events a big success.
Nancy White Perkins is an Emmy award-winning writer and marketing communications professional with over 30 years of experience in strategic planning/branding, public relations, advertising, event management and fund-raising. Nancy has spent the majority of her career marketing media – newspaper, radio and television – in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Mississippi. She has also provided marketing communication services to over a dozen small and large companies and served as a principal writer, marketing/sales representative and project manager for three hardcover books.