The Utah Genealogical Association is pleased to announce that Kelly Richardson will serve as the new editor of Crossroads magazine effective Fall 2022, when our current editor, Gena Philibert-Ortega, retires after many years of dedicated service. Kelly will bring extensive experience in marketing, communications, and public relations to Crossroads, in addition to her genealogical knowledge and expertise. We are thrilled to welcome her to Crossroads!
Kelly Richardson is a communicator, educator, writer, and consultant with over 16 years of professional experience writing and developing comprehensive and strategic marketing, communications, and public relations campaigns. As the head of VENONE, a communications and marketing firm, Kelly has designed courses for Accelerate Montana’s "Women in Business Recovery Series" (University of Montana), she serves as the Conference Director on the board for the Montana Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and she has completed public affairs coursework through FEMA. Combining her professional work with her curiosity for genealogy, she is a writer for the 2022 edition of the Siskiyou County Pioneer, and she is currently leading an extensive digital marketing and research project for a pioneer cemetery. Kelly is seeking accreditation from ICAPGen in the New England region.