Getting to the KORE with Kelly Barker

By Kore1 on August 9, 2017 in Getting To The KORE


Kelly McMahon Bio PicName: Kelly Barker

Title: Director of Digital | Creative Talent

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Kelly has been immersed in the staffing industry for over 10 years, matching amazingly talented individuals who possess Creative, Digital, Marketing, and Advertising expertise with innovative companies. As Kore1’s Director of Digital and Creative Talent, Kelly treats recruiting and staffing like an art form, channeling her wealth of enthusiasm and expertise into building world-class partnerships that shine above the rest. Her natural curiosity in all things keeps her exploring new industry trends and finding up-and-coming talent.


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What’s your favorite meal?
Chips & Guacamole (that is considered a meal right?)

Where did you grow up?
Born on the East Coast outside of Boston but raised in Orange County, CA

What’s your favorite memory?
Outside of my Wedding Day this last year was probably the amazing safari trip I took to Tanzania and Kenya, we saw every animal you could imagine including a pride of lions and their baby cubs.

Describe your perfect day.
Getting to meet and talk to some amazingly talented Creatives and helping someone find their dream position followed by an evening with my Husband and Friends.

If friends had to describe you in one word what would it be?

What was the last concert you went to?
Kacey Musgraves at the Greek (she is the Country version of Katy Perry)

Who was the last person you spoke to on the phone?
A Creative Director client of mine

If you could meet one famous person who would you meet?
Oprah Winfrey

Are you a dog or cat lover?
It depends on the cat or the dog 😉 I personally love birds. I have 3 finches (started with two and they had a baby now we have 3)

What’s your favorite song?
Follow Your Arrow by Kacey Musgraves

Coffee or tea?
Coffee in the Morning Tea in the afternoon

If you could speak another language what language would it be?

What is your dream car?
Tesla that drives itself

If you could be anywhere in the world where would you want to be?

What motivates you?
Helping People

Kelly’s insight helped us create KORE1’s 2017 IT & Creative Salary Guide. Request the free guide here.

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