Team

{MEET THE BRAINS BEHIND KC PROJECTS}

Our expert team ensures the client’s story is delivered to the right people through the best medium.
We are deeply connected, and have refined long-lasting relationships with
key local, regional and national media.

The KC Project team is filled with relationship managers.
We have a proven track record, providing media relations results for a diverse clientele.
We’re ready to go to work for you.

KRISTA CONLIN

BRAILYN HARDY

SAMANTHA JARMAN

MEGAN MCILLWAIN

BRITTANI HARRIS

LACEY RAE SPORT

KRISTA CONLIN

Founder and President

Krista Conlin is the matriarch of KC Projects, LLC and an accomplished public relations professional and successful entrepreneur. In 2011, she founded KC Projects, quickly becoming highly recognized and respected as a top public relations firm that delivers positive editorial and branding results to her clients.

A “Jill of all trades”, Krista and her team work with a variety of clients from large to small and regional to world-wide building solid client relationships, creative campaigns, strategy development and implementing targeted messaging while always keeping the company’s motto, ‘Telling Your Story & Moving You Forward’, as a priority.

Krista is the recipient of many awards for her public relations, marketing and entrepreneurial efforts, including the International Stevie Awards for Women in Business in which she was a finalist for Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Public Relations Campaign of the Year,  and Pro Bono Campaign of the Year. In addition, she has been honored by PR News Platinum PR Awards, Birmingham’s Business Excellence AwardBirmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2013 and then most recently Krista was named the Rising Star CEO for Birmingham in 2013.

Her strength in cultivating and maintaining close media relationships has enabled her to secure a stockpile of press in top tier outlets including Atlanta Journal Constitution, Wall Street Journal, Better Homes & Garden, Times Piscuyne, American Banker, The Tennessean, Nashville Business Journal, Mobile Press Register, AL.com, and Birmingham Business Journal as well as recent segments on the Today Show.

Krista, an M.B.A. graduate of University of Miami and Finance degree from University of Alabama, is as passionate about public service as she is about public relations. She contributes her time and expertise through various board seats and volunteering to civic organizations including Alabama Forever, Shelby Humane Society, Alabama Women in Business, and March of Dimes.  She is an avid and passionate world traveler who seeks adventure to broaden horizons, provide learning, expand awareness and stoke curiosity.

Krista uses her world travels and adventurous spirit to shine new light on her clients’ wonderful traits!