Beth McNamara joined JK Moving Services in 2019 as the director of marketing, and leads the company’s marketing efforts aimed at continuing its growth and expansion. She and her team oversee the management of the JK brand, websites, advertising, public relations, social media, collateral, and conference strategies and related support.
McNamara has over 20 years of experience serving the business and consumer markets in several industries, including non-profit, healthcare, technology, publishing, and the local business community. She came from AARP where she was the marketing lead for programs focusing on key association social impact issue areas and led an integrated marketing team that launched the promotion of a new digital platform which won 25 marketing industry awards. Prior to that, McNamara was the director of marketing and strategic development for DocTalker, an innovative healthcare provider that acts like doctors without walls. She also launched and ran a business that served the local Fairfax and Loudoun County business communities by cold calling new and relocating businesses on behalf of sponsors. Other roles included marketing director and corporate product manager for Brainbench, an online certification provider; associate publisher at Phillips Publishing, now Access Intelligence; and paid blogger for HealthCentral.
As an adjunct professor, McNamara has taught courses in business, marketing, and management at both the Northern Virginia Community College and Pepperdine University, DC Campus. She earned her BA in English from Penn State and her MBA from Johns Hopkins and has served on the boards of volunteer organizations.