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Client Commentary

"Rauma Associates is a one stop, full service communications and public relations agency. Mary Kay designed and led our logo and re-branding project, reinvention of our website, and our district communications program. Mary Kay and her team deliver high quality and innovative concepts, bring focus and organization to complex projects, and provide great results right on target. The team meets every deadline, keeps promises and commitments, and communicates intelligently and frequently throughout projects. Rauma Associates has my highest recommendation."

-Michael Soltman, Superintendent, Vashon Island School District

"I cannot thank you enough, Mary Kay, for the efficient and BEAUTIFUL work you did! I will gladly recommend you to anyone and will absolutely use your talents again in the future."

-Elaine Ott, Executive Director Vashon Park District

"Wow! You are a great writer! Thank you for including the research while making the language accessible. Beautifully done!"

~Roxanne Lyons, Director of Instructional Services Vashon Island School District

"Mary Kay has a rare blend of artistry and business smarts. She really can do it all, from coming up with great marketing and product ideas to seeing them through the creative process. She is a master at running projects, multi-tasking and bringing people together with her infectious energy. She is incredibly persistent, even growing our wholesale department during a downturn of the economy. I have the greatest respect for her authenticity and integrity. As I’ve told her many times she is, in a word, magnificent."
~Eva, The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie
“I am the owner of the John L. Scott Realty office on Vashon Island. Mary Kay and her team took our middle of the road marketing to top tier in short order. She listened to our goals and worked with the entire office to bring consensus, organization, buy-in and enthusiasm. Her integration of conventional mediums and social networks was just what we needed. If your corporate desire is to have intelligent and effective marketing, Mary Kay will out perform your expectations.”
~Ken Zaglin, President John L. Scott Real Estate Vashon
Mary Kay is creative and energetic. She was instrumental in helping secure a front page story in the Beachcomber and an article in Destination Vashon. Mary Kay has brought some great ideas to the table for keeping our well established business current with some fun marketing ideas and assistance with social media."
~Mike Biel, The Country Store and Farm.


"Everyone who has read the article applaud your positive approach and your writing ability to understand VCC. I am so impressed that you were able to capture the essence of why we all work here. You have a gift."
~Donna Zaglin, Vashon Community Care
“Mary Kay has helped me focus my marketing messages and design the layout of information in developing my website as well as provide consulting on marketing strategies. She is creative, a joy to work with and extremely professional. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for someone needing marketing and PR work.”
~Deborah Reilly, LEED AP & CSBA Architecture & Design Firm
“Mary Kay is truly personable and effective marketing and public relations strategist! Hire her!”
~Donna Donnelly, Vashon Island School District
“Mary Kay brings intelligence, passion and sense of humor to every project she works on. She is grace under fire and a true asset to any team.”
~Vicki Dunakin, Producer/Director
“Mary Kay is a creative “out of the box ” thinker. She is always energetic about her projects and will deliver on her promises. She is a master at bringing fresh energy to a business idea.”
~Rebecca Raymond, Sunnybrooks Floral & Events
"Mary Kay worked for me at Floathe Johnson and Associates. She was relatively young in her career, but I knew right away that she was going to be a superstar. Her intelligence, people skills, intuitive sense about marketing, and ability to manage projects stood head-and-shoulders above the rest. She “got” what needed to be done and did it masterfully with joie de vivre and finesse. She rose to the occasion no matter what I threw her way and I felt incredibly fortunate to have her on my team."
~Kendra Howe, Strategic Business and Marketing Consultant

"Mary Kay was the best Executive Producer I've ever worked with. She excelled at everything she did. Clients adored her, coworkers trusted her, I always knew I could rely on Mary Kay to represent our company in the best light.  I cried the day she moved on, and my business was never the same after she left."
~David Merwin, Owner, Merwin Productions and Media Production Consultant

Client List

The Vashon Island School District

Vashon Park District

Vashon Community Care

John L Scott Real Estate Vashon

The Country Store and Farm

The Brown Agency

Bangasser and Associates, Inc.

The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie

The Hardware Store Restaurant

Speidel Studio

Merwin Creative

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