The JKD Team

Our team of experienced sales administrators, designers, applicators, and logistics staff is here to help you achieve your packaging goals. From the initial concept and business modeling, all the way to the final products on the shelves, JKD can assist with every step.

Here to Help Every Step of the Way

Sales Team

Design Team

Application Team


Want To Join The JKD Brands Team?

James Holleman

Manager - Sales
James Holleman is the Manager of Sales at JKD Brands. Having a background in sales and customer service, James manages and supervises our Sales Administrators, accessory procurement, and customer service. James was born and bred in Anchorage and is a true Alaskan. He enjoys photography, snowmobiling, gardening, 3D design, video games, boating, and travel.

Michelle Tallada

Sales Administrator
Michelle Tallada is a Sales Administrator at JKD Brands.  She helps customers select products to fulfill their daily needs.  Michelle is originally from Tamuning, Guam, and also lived in Texas previous to her arrival in Alaska.  In her spare time, Michelle enjoys shopping, Netflix, and long drives around Alaska.

Alyssa McGill

Sales Administrator

Sales Team

Here to assist you in placing orders, finding the perfect products, and beginning the custom packaging process.

We are the folks on the other end of the phone. Our team is here to answer your questions and prepare your orders. Whatever industry you’re in, we ensure that you get the packaging and supplies needed to operate. Contact us when you are ready to pursue custom packaging options sourced directly to Anchorage.

This is JKD’s front line. The search is over. Give us a call at 907-929-5838.

Audrey Chan

Manager – Business Development & Design
Audrey is Manager of Business Development & Design at JKD Brands and focuses on new opportunities, marketing, and graphic design.  She is originally from the Bay Area in California and holds a degree in Graphic Design from Lassen College in Susanville, CA.  Audrey’s background includes marketing, graphic design, and business development.  Her hobbies include archery, camping, drawing, painting, and music/jamming.

Kiara Kaitchuck

Supervisor of Design
Kiara Kaitchuck is the Supervisor of Design at JKD Brands leading the graphic design group,  integrating traditional art forms with digital art to create mixed media.  She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts focused on painting with a minor in psychology.  Kiara is originally from Anchorage and has also lived in California.  She enjoys painting, hiking, playing with her dog, video games, and family time.

Danielle Morgan

Danielle Morgan is a Designer at JKD Brands, focusing on package design, label design, regulatory compliance, and social media. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at UAA, focusing on watercolor. Danielle is a practicing artist creating artwork in various media and forms, including jewelry making. She is originally from California but was raised in Valdez, Alaska. She has also lived in Florida. Danielle enjoys drawing, painting, video games (animal crossing), and camping.

Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson is a Designer at JKD Brands and creates packaging solutions, custom branding, and label designs. She was born and raised in the Mat-Su Valley of Alaska and been doing art since she was very young. Melissa attended Laguna College of Art & Design, where Melissa earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design & Digital Media. She enjoys playing video games, hiking, camping, photography, and her calico cat named Kismet.

Shu Mayer


Now Hiring

Role and Responsibilities: 

– Assemble & review incoming packaging and labeling orders.

– Design custom packages & labels using graphics & labeling software.

– Develop custom packaging designs starting from rough concepts.

– Create various media products, including photos & videos.

– Assist customers by providing solutions to their business challenges.

– Create logos, branding materials, & marketing collateral.

– Print regulatory compliant labels, perform monthly inventory.

– Create social media posts, and website content.

Design Team

Here to design your next logo, your perfect label, and your custom packaging plan.

Our design team is a cross-section of creative abilities, from fine art and digital design to sourcing and pricing. We make your project look good, and get the details right!

When you bring a project to JKD Brands, we pick the best designer to fit your branding style and ethos. They work directly with you to meet your requirements – technical, artistic, and compliant.

Kevin Story

Technical Specialist
Kevin Story is a Technical Specialist at JKD Brands. Kevin handles UV printing, technical projects, carpentry, and electrical work and maintains our IT network. Kevin holds an Associate degree in Computer and Networking Technology from UAA and a wealth of knowledge from his 22 years in the USAF. He is originally from Houston, Texas, and has lived in Mississippi, the Philippines, Las Vegas, New York, Florida, and South Korea. Kevin enjoys working on cars and home projects.

Garret Roy

Information Technology Specialist
Garret Roy is JKD Brands’ IT Support Technician. Garret routinely helps people solve IT puzzles and spends his days untangling technology. Originally from Olympia, Washington, he has spent much of his life around Anchorage. In Garret’s spare time, he enjoys tinkering with cars, computers, and anything mechanical.

Ghafor Yaqubi

Information Technology Specialist
Ghafor Yaqubi is JKD Brands’ IT Support Technician.  Ghafor develops and maintains our IT infrastructure here at JKD Brands.  He attended Herat University where he earned a BS Degree in Computer Science.  Ghafor is originally from Daikundi, Afghanistan and he moved to Anchorage in 2022.  He enjoys hiking, sightseeing, and playing video games in his spare time.

Jordan Fredenburg

Supervisor - Warehouse and Production
Jordan Fredenburg is the Supervisor of Warehouse and Production here at JKD Brands. In this position, she provides direct supervision and guidance over the warehouse and production team and focuses on streamlining communication. Jordan is originally from upstate New York and has lived in Hawaii and Alaska. She enjoys hiking.

Myung Hee An

Packaging Technician
Myung An is a Packaging Technician at JKD Brands, specializing in label application.  She is originally from Seoul, Korea, and has lived in Alaska for 32 years.  Myung has previous experience working in the printing industry.  In her spare time, Myung enjoys cooking, gardening, and household chores.

Kate Hallstrom

Packaging Technician
Kate Hallstrom is a Packaging Technician at JKD Brands. Here Kate performs label application, warehouse organization, inventory, and shipping. She has a background in retail sales, customer service, cosmetology, and sanitation. Kate is originally from Minnesota and enjoys camping, video games, and spending time with friends.

Carla Santos

Packaging Technician

Justin Keays

Packaging Technician

Application and Warehouse Team

Here to assist you in assembling, shipping out, and completing the label application for labeling orders.

We are always on the move so that orders are pulled and ready in “will call” or prepared to be shipped out as soon as possible. Balancing label application, pulling orders, and ensuring the smooth running of the warehouse are our priorities. Warehouse beautification is always on the to-do list. Our team works together to maintain each of the three warehouses we operate.

Our team is never idle. We are adaptable and are ready to jump in to help any of the other departments.

Kai-Ching Ting

Sourcing Manager
Kai-Ching Ting is our Product Sourcing Manager and spends time in both our Anchorage, Alaska and our Donguan, China offices.  Kai-Ching holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering, which he earned from the University of Texas at Arlington.  He has direct experience with both product development and product management and has managed several factories, where quality was highly emphasized.  Kai-Ching is familiar with quality optimization, quality inspection, and defect minimization techniques.  He enjoys golfing with his colleagues and spending time with his family.

JKD Brands China Team

Here to assist you in sourcing your custom-designed projects and packaging.

JKD Brands’ product sourcing office in Donguan, China is our hub for locating and identifying high-quality products and manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region.  We have trusted partners in both mainland China and Taiwan, and our direct relationships with key factories allow us to save costs and pass those savings along to you.  Our manufacturing partners have experience with ISO quality certifications and work with a variety of materials and automated processes.  Having qualified and experienced JKD Brands personnel with boots on the ground in the region allows us to monitor the execution of your project step-by-step.

Kelly Dyer

President & CEO
Kelly Dyer is President and CEO at JKD Brands, focusing on strategic planning, sourcing, packaging design, and customer satisfaction.  She attended Gothenburg University in Sweden, where she studied Swedish language, and holds a degree in mass communications from Min Chuan College in Taipei, Taiwan.  Kelly has lived and worked in Taiwan, Sweden, Malaysia, Texas, and Alaska.  She enjoys real estate, cooking, and spending time with family.

Jim Dyer

Chief Operating Officer
Jim Dyer is Chief Operating Officer at JKD Brands.  His expertise and background include packaging materials & design, regulatory compliance, product management, product development, product sourcing, project management and engineering.  Jim attended Southern Methodist University where he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering.  Over the years, Jim has primarily lived and worked in Alaska, Texas, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, and Jamaica.  He is originally from Kansas and enjoys playing guitar.

Josephine Dyer

Director of Operations / Board Member
Josephine Dyer is Director of Operations at JKD Brands, leading the design, sales, warehousing, and production teams. She manages the company’s day-to-day operations. She attended UAA, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Josephine has lived in Texas, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Alaska and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, camping, building furniture, making jewelry, collecting rocks and fossils, and taxidermy.

Cameron Kuhle

Board Member / Advisor
Cameron Kuhle is a Board Member / Advisor at JKD Brands.  In this role, Cameron deals with long-range planning & strategy, policies, contracts, and business agreements. He is a life-long Alaskan and discovered cannabis at a late age.  Cameron is a self-taught Adobe Creative Cloud enthusiast.  He enjoys hiking, biking, snow skiing, snowshoeing, growing cannabis, playing with his dog, and is an ethical vegetarian.

Leadership Team

Here to assist you in defining your pathway to success!

JKD Brands’ leadership team has over twenty years of experience in packaging design and product development.  Kelly and Jim are ready to assist you with your project whether large or small, and they look forward to working with you to navigate from initial concept to finished product launch.  Packaging and presentation are key parts of each product’s image and viability.  Our focus is to make your products compelling and attractive at an affordable cost.