Dedication, passion, and creativity are the
conventions that encompass Kareisha Questel both personally and
professionally. Her strength in managing high stress situations is only
matched by her drive to implement solutions that impact change.
Kareisha, known to many as KQ, has risen
through the ranks at the female-based publishing powerhouse, BlogHer since
2011. Most recently she held the position of Sales and Marketing Operations
Manager where her responsibilities varied
from Sales, collaborating daily with sales executives to manage 50 plus
Fortune 500 accounts closing upward of $4 million in revenue; personally
contributing over a quarter million in media marketing campaigns sales in one
year; to Marketing, branding presentations and promotional
collateral for sales calls or curating private events; and Operations maintaining lead generation efforts and data integrity efficiently managing
BlogHer’s salesforce and operative proposal process, in addition to influencing
upper management decisions on vendors and systems to maintain budgets, employee
relations, and internal processes.
Prior to working on the publishing side of
advertising, KQ spear-headed digital marketing strategy as the New Media
Marketing Coordinator at a boutique agency in Newark, NJ, Tritonic, and their
once owned blog site GlocallyNewark.com. While managing social media accounts
she collaborated with the Principals and in-house copywriter to develop social media content
for increased brand awareness among the industry and email marketing campaigns
to sell digital advertising on GlocallyNewark.com where she was among one of
Her dedication to the field of advertising
has Kareisha actively serving on the Young Executive and Multi-Cultural
Alliance Committees of Advertising Woman of New York. Additionally, she
serves on the Young Professional committee of the Advertising Research
Foundation where she contributes her time amplifying social media engagement
and organizing annual fundraising and networking events.
On the personal front, KQ has a nucleus
comprised of dedication to community and living her fullest life. Along
this vein she maintains her commitment to continued education and mentoring.
Beyond filling the role of Mentor Coach to her 2013 Fellow at New Jersey Need
You, she is also a mentor at a Newark based non- profit, the Vashti School of
Future Leaders (VSFL). The VSFL mission is to empower underprivileged young
ladies between the ages of 9-19.
Kareisha holds a BFA in Visual
Communication/Advertising concentration from The Robert Busch School of Design
at Kean University in Union, New Jersey where she was Social Chair of Delta Phi
Epsilon and the Kean Women’s Tennis team.
Currently, KQ is Founder and Principal Creative Consultant of kajia creative
where she serves as a versatile creative solutions specialist.
Residing in the city of Newark, NJ she generates creative solutions when she is not sharing her smile, knowledge,
talents or chasing her cat Simba the Ninja for a hug.