Chakeia Johnson, CEO
Chakeia Johnson is an exceptionally talented, award-winning, self-directed and accomplished business development and marketing professional who has made her mark in many facets of the corporate landscape, including senior management, event planning, public relations, marketing, sales and finance. Being passionate, energetic and innovative, she can quickly analyze complex projects, establish priorities, and formulate effective solutions to consistently exceed expectations. You will find her skills to be of immediate value to your organization.
Her experience supports her passion. She is proud to have delivered superior solutions across a diverse, yet integrated landscape. Her notable skills encompass client capture and retention, media liaison, high end marketing campaigns, new product launches, large scale events, sales strategies, and more.
Chakeia Johnson is an outstanding resource-builder that will not rest until the project is completed to the highest possible standards. Her track record extends across mass market retail management, formerly for the Target Corporation, high profile FMCG organizations and top tier Universities. She meets and exceeds expectations and targets for every project she directs.
She is recognized as a superb motivator, and has been consistently acknowledged by colleagues, clients and stakeholders alike as an intuitive problem-solver, excellent leader and a dedicated professional with the talent and experience to deliver measurable results.
Chakeia’s passions started while she was President of her Senior Class during her teen years. Then grew while highly involved in a variety of student activities executive board roles during undergrad. Knowing diversity and legal logistics to be crucial to a successful business, Chakeia completed her Master of Pan African Studies and Master of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Soon thereafter Chakeia decided to embark upon a Master Degree in Business Administration at Webster University in order to set sails on her true passion, business development and event coordinating. After Chakeia completed the planning of her own wedding at the Caves in Negril, Jamaica; she knew it was time to launch her exciting career in Travel and Events and so emerged Keia J. Events. Chakeia has spent several years scouting fabulous locations for her clients and hosting glamorous cocktail parties, over-the-top birthday parties, life changing women’s conferences, and regal etiquette dinners for groups abroad. She has worked with the best in the industry for invitation design, make-up artistry, and luxurious destination locations. Whether she is island hopping, swimming with the horses and dolphins in Negril, Jamaica, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Kenya, Africa or jet-setting to her next location on the beaches of Santorini, Greece; she is always on the prowl for the next fab location that you can call your very own. She prides herself in being able to create a personalized experience for every client. Her drive never stops nor does her determination to provide quality services end. She is a leader among her peers in event coordination. Her search for the best never-seen-before location or next most luxurious hotspot will never be complete! One of her drives are the whispers, raves, and gossip about each affair.
“This wedding was the best of the decade,” “I can’t get married for another ten years just so people won’t compare,” “I have not seen that before,” or “Who thinks of these things,” are a few of her favorite remarks she has heard in the past. She is determined to make your event the talk of the town…what will they say about you after your next event? With the prowess of Keia J. they will talk about your event for life!