Kate Cardinali

Kate Cardinali

Game Changer

Bio

Passionate about business endeavors – Kick Ass ones, anyway! She is avid about propelling companies, creating success stories through engaging design and marketing solutions. The owner of Innovative Media & Design, she is the leader of a strong team of professionals – writers, designers, programmers,— that actually like each other, and absolutely love what they do! There is no denying that creative juices flow through her body. Kate is our resident idea maker, and eternal optimist.

The active mother of 3 under 4 still finds time to lend a supportive hand by volunteering for local non-profit organizations & events. Contact Kate to learn ways to refresh what you are currently doing, and to help drive your business to the next level.

Kate is a strong believer that every day is a blessing, and tries to live her life around five simple rules:
•    Free your heart from hatred.
•    Free your mind from worries.
•    Live simply.
•    Give more.
•    Expect less.

What is one thing that is unique about you?

I competitively raced Soap Box Derby from age 11 to 16, went to the All-American twice. I still have many of my trophies.

Why IMD?

IMD is FUN, we laugh daily, we love coming to work and we love our clients. My clients are an extension of my family.

Kendra Weiss

Money Manager

Bio

Kendra is the office manager for IMD. Most likely, if you call or email IMD, you are going to be commuicating with her. Kendra does all the purchasing, invoicing, organizing for the office, and keeps everyone in line. Kendra has two bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Accounting. Kendra is married and is a pet parent to two labs Millie and Ruben who occasionally comes into the office.

What is one thing that is unique about you?

I am a runner. My mom can attest that. When I was little, I would take off any chance I got. This year I hope to run my first half marathon.

Why IMD?

IMD is BY FAR the best place I have ever worked. With a small group of individuals who love what they do makes it an awesome environment to work in.

Liberty Starkweather Smith

Ambassador of Buzz

Bio

Liberty Starkweather is a native of Michigan and is passionate about providing business solutions to help businesses succeed in the competitive workplace. A daughter of two entrepreneurs, she knows firsthand the need for small business solutions to be cost effective and to provide a platform for working smarter and not harder.

Starkweather graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Business Administration, and also holds a certificate from the Social Media Marketing University as a social media strategist.

In her spare time, she loves traveling, thrifting, and networking. She looks forward to exploring viable business solutions with conference participants.

What is one thing that is unique about you?

She loves to sing, even in the bathroom at IMD.

Why IMD?

She enjoys working with a team of amazing women that work hard but love what they do and have fun doing it.

Hanna Ferguson

Rockstar Designer

Bio

Hanna is one of our rockstar designers at IMD. She has been on staff for almost 3 years and started as an intern in High School. She attended the Bay-Arenac ISD Graphic Design Program and is currently studying Design at SVSU.

Hanna loves IMD and we love Hanna. She is hard working, always up for a challenge and even teaches Kate a few things here & there. She is an asset to our power team!

What is one thing that is unique about you?

I am a biker girl.

Why IMD?

Everyday I learn something new at IMD and we have a kick-ass team.