Kathryn Towner, Email Marketing Expert
Kathryn Towner consults with companies on best practices in internet communications and email marketing. She is the founder of and consultant for WinCommunicationís WinM@il Permission-Based Email Publishing program. This program serves as an outsource publisher of electronic newsletters, as well as a provider of permission-based campaigns on behalf of national and international organizations around the country. A journalism graduate of Iowa State University, Towner is a 20-year veteran in the publishing industry. Prior to joining WinCommunications with her husband and co-owner Greg Goaley, Towner spent 15 years in publishing with the McGraw Hill Companies, including over a decade selling web-based products and training professors how to use the Internet for educational purposes. She publishes her own bi-monthly newsletter and posts to her blog at WinBlogger. Towner is currently the Publicity Chair for the local chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. She is a sponsor of the American Marketing Association and the Women Mean Business Summit. WinM@il publishes on behalf of each of these organizations. Towner is also a member of the Johnston Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau. As former Vice President of her local neighborhood association in Beaverdale, Towner is still active in her Des Moines neighborhood. In her spare time she attends Iowa State and Dowling Cathoic sporting events.
Greg Goaley, Web Developer & Internet Marketing Strategist
Greg Goaley is owner and president of WinCommunications Internet Marketing Consulting & Database Services in Des Moines, Iowa. With backgrounds in communications, writing, editing, newspapers and direct marketing, Greg started WinCommunications in 1992 to help clients to profit and to make better sense of the Internet. He consults with people and interests in manufacturing, finance, medicine, education and philanthropy, with small shops and Fortune 500 companies. He helps clients achieve goals online, and writes about the Internet, its promising and not-so-promising realities, its future as the best (and worst) communications medium ever devised. With a master's degree in Communication Law and Information Policy from Drake University, and a Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University, Greg was raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He and his wife, Chicago native Kathryn Towner, met while attending Iowa State University.