about us

The AKD Mission

We are a boutique marketing agency located in Buffalo, NY that helps solopreneurs and small teams streamline their visual and verbal messaging to turn followers into customers or clients.

Meet Our Team

At Alyson Kelly Design, we believe a positive company culture is essential to success. We love working with each other, and this allows us to approach even the toughest challenges with determination and zeal – together. We take a team approach to each client to ensure only the highest quality work is put forth.

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Meet Our Team

At Alyson Kelly Design, we believe a positive company culture is essential to success. We love working with each other, and this allows us to approach even the toughest challenges with determination and zeal – together. We take a team approach to each client to ensure only the highest quality work is put forth.

Alyson Borowczyk

CEO & Creative Director

  • Education: MA, Certifications in Graphic Design, SEO, WordPress Design, and Content Marketing
  • Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram

  • When I’m not working, you’ll find me: Hanging out with my husband and son, reading, volunteering, traveling

  • My favorite place to go in Buffalo is: the Theater District & Village of Williamsville
  • My favorite thing about working in digital marketing is: Helping small business owners bring their brands to life and see results
Kes Otto-Podkladek

Kes Otto-Podkladek

Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist

  • Education: BS in Graphic Design

  • Favorite Social Media Platform: Tiktok

  • When I’m not working, you’ll find me: At home with my dogs, probably watching true crime and sipping on Dunkin coffee

  • My favorite place to go in Buffalo is: Allentown (especially when the art festival is going on!)

  • My favorite thing about working in digital marketing is: Getting to work with so many unique small businesses and getting to know their values

Alie Reino Alyson Kelly Design

Alie Reino

Social Media Specialist

  • Education: Pursing a Marketing degree, Certified Esthetician
  • Favorite Social Media Platform: Instagram
  • When I’m not working, you’ll find me: Working still (jk) – most likely at the salon doing esthetic work, posting on social, going for a walk, or checking out new bars & restaurants in Buffalo with my boyfriend
  • My favorite place to go in Buffalo is: Buffalo Chophouse in the Winter/Giancarlo’s in the summer
  • My favorite thing about working in digital marketing is: Expressing my creativity, connecting with people, & watching businesses grow

Testimonials

We work diligently to meet the needs of our clients. Whether we are building their brand from the ground up, crafting websites or marketing collateral that convert, or developing effective social media strategy, we ALWAYS take the time to get to know our clients and their specific business goals.

“Alyson is a breath of fresh air with immense wisdom. She takes the worry away from entrepreneurs and provides us her wisdom so that we don’t have to know it all ourselves. Alyson is quite savvy with technology and especially social media. She’s built a wonderful framework with her business and goes above and beyond to support her clients and her community. I’m grateful for all that I’ve learned from Alyson and look forward to all to come. Alyson cares and you’ll enjoy her and her wealth of knowledge as I have to date. Let Alyson stay abreast of the all social media algorithms for you, so you don’t have to. That’s what I do. I appreciate you, Alyson. Thank you for sharing your passion and wisdom.”

“Our organization has been a long-time client of Alyson Kelly Design and we could not be more pleased. We use Alyson for our website, mobile app, and graphic design needs, and the work is always high-quality. Alyson is a naturally creative person who also understands marketing, social media, and technology – a rare combination of skills. Recently she created an awesome new website for us. It now has a great new look, easy navigation, and cutting-edge features. Alyson also has a knack for making graphics that are eye-catching and aesthetically pleasing, whether for web-based marketing or traditional marketing collateral like flyers and brochures. She is also personable and professional, and is always focused on our needs. We definitely plan on continuing to use Alyson Kelly Design for our many ongoing and diverse projects.”

“Running a business can often times be overwhelming with a lot of decisions to be made and that’s why Alyson Kelly Design is a huge value to our business. First, we started with a Branding Package and Alyson worked very hard to bring our dream to life by creating our logo and a brand identity that was authentic to our vision and goals. Furthermore, she has helped us stay on point with our brand through consistent messaging. Alyson brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and is always learning and growing to stay on top of the latest Marketing and Advertising trends for her clients. She is fast, efficient, detail oriented and most of all trust-worthy. One of the best parts about working with Alyson is that she TRULY CARES and treats our business like her own!”

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