Kim Lawton – Founder/Owner


Kim Lawton is the founder and owner of DogLeg Marketing & Business Solutions. She set up her business in Summerland in July 2006, so she could move back out west to be close to her family and the mountains.

Educated at the University of Calgary, she has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Marketing and Human Resources. As a marketing consultant and business writer, Kim leverages 10 years of successful business experience in international corporations including Pepsi-Cola and a division of Colgate-Palmolive, called Hill’s Pet Nutrition and almost 5 years as a Partner with a Toronto-based consulting firm that specializes in building strategic partnerships, conflict management, and effective negotiation skills.

Throughout her career, Kim has created many marketing programs and written various marketing materials, brochures, ads, websites, and proposals to support these programs. She has also launched numerous new products and new distribution channels, and has been recognized professionally with corporate awards at both Pepsi and Colgate. With a background in business writing, one of her unique specialties is writing classroom and web-based training programs.

Kim is passionate about her work and enjoys helping businesses and individuals establish goals and build structures to support them in achieving their goals. Her commitment in her work and her life is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and businesses.

Kim has always been an active volunteer, and believes in giving back to the community. She spent many years volunteering as a Big Sister and was named “Big Sister of the Year” in Ontario, for 2006/2007. She also spent a number of years volunteering with her dogs at various nursing homes and hospitals. Kim is a trumpet player with the Penticton Concert Band, and serves as Director of Marketing on the Board of Directors for the band. She has also been actively involved with JCI (Junior Chamber International) and launched a new advertising and PR campaign to help build awareness of JCI Penticton in the community. She served as the 2008 Director of Communications and 2009 Vice President of JCI. In addition, Kim was also a Director with the Summerland Chamber of Economic Development and Tourism for almost 3-years, including one term as Vice President. In this capacity, she was actively involved in the development of the 2009 strategic plan and budget.

Kim welcomes the opportunity to speak with you about your business to see if there is a fit between the solutions we provide and the business challenges you face. Our goal is to help you get a leg up on your competition.

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