How is KO Websites different?
“We build websites that work and relationships that last!”
“We’re not trying to be the largest…we just want to be the best!”
Ken O’Donnell, President at KO Websites, Inc.
Founded in 2000, over 150 websites built. 95% client retention rate. 99% client satisfaction. Google & Yelp 5-star ratings, BBB A+.
Learn how we work in this 2-minute video below…
We build lasting relationships and partnerships. KO Websites believes in old-school client care and new-school marketing techniques. We follow up and keep our clients informed about new technologies and online digital marketing trends to ensure that their business has continued success online. When you work with KO Websites, you can count on reliable support, and the confidence of knowing that answers and solutions are just a phone call away. We understand that outstanding client care and support are critical to your online marketing success AND to our great reputation. Your business’s success is our success. Jump on board and let’s get started today. Contact us at (510) 276-9902.
Our Principal Team
Ken O’Donnell – Founder and President of KO Websites, Inc.
Ken is recently retired from the FAA as an air traffic control manager. He is an expert at project management and guiding staff in a high-stress environment. Ken started KO Websites, Inc., a “Bay Area Web Design” and Internet marketing company over 15 years ago. Ken is best known for his outstanding SEO work. His favorite saying is “You found us, right?”
Cerise Lopatic – Social Media Marketing & Client Success Manager
Cerise is a BA graduate from Penn State and a retail marketing Tiger. Cerise and her team will make your brand visible and relevant. An expert at social media marketing, Cerise can cover all your bases and kick butt on your competition – with a smile of course 😉
Holly is our newest Social Media Marketing Manager. Her work history includes 8 years in the Life Insurance/Investment industry and 14 years of Leadership Training/Coaching and Business Development Consulting. She brings a wealth of experience and passion to the table. Her enthusiasm for life and work are contagious and she can always be counted on to go the extra mile for her clients.
Kern has been working as a marketing professional since 1985, with a strong grasp of how all elements of a marketing plan must mesh holistically to maximize ROI. He is a graduate of Stanford, Harvard Business School, and the United State Peace Corps, in that order. (Ask him about the time the Marines had to evacuate him from Albania!)
Bobby is one of our in-house video, SEO and social media marketing pro’s who leads a team of social media and content writing specialists. He’s been with KO websites since 2010 but has past working experience in food service, audio mixing, web design, SEO, PPC and video filming and editing.
Ben Hooks – Social Media Marketing Specialist, AdWords & Website Editor
Ben earned a BS from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2008. Ben has worked as an IT Support specialist, volunteered with Americorps, and most recently spent nearly 4 years with a real estate management company in Virginia. Ben has made the move back home to the San Francisco, Bay Area and is using his diverse set of skills to serve KO’s diverse set of clients.
Jake Gatterer – Social Media Marketing Specialist, Video & Content Writer
Jake is a recent graduate of California State University Sacramento, with a major in Digital Media. He has experience with short films/videos, design software, sound engineering, and editing. He’s a fanatic board game player.
Alex is a huge asset to the team with his web editing and blog management skills. Alex is also certified in Advanced Google Analytics and is becoming a SEO expert in the office. Alex’s hobbies include web development and gaming. His past experience was in food and retail.
Sam graduated from UC Davis and is originally from San Diego, CA. Sam is a great writer, editor, social media specialist, and is beginning to learn more aspects of digital marketing. Sam on his spare time loves basketball and fitness. Check out his YouTube Channel.
– Office Manager
Robin is a Bay Area native with years of experience in Silicon Valley high-tech company customer relations. Both Ken and Robin bring mature, experienced management to an energetic staff of gifted, qualified, young professionals.
Other important KO team members.
Website design, graphic design and digital marketing Jobs: If you’re looking for a rewarding career in Bay Area web design or the Bay Area digital marketing business, send KO Websites your resume today. Full and part time positions will be opening in late 2016!
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