Kemble & Drum specializes in public relations to support strategic branding objectives. We produce positive news coverage in print and electronic media for client products, services and capabilities. Founded in 1968, the company is managed by second-generation owner, Ray Kemble, and Jeff Drum, company vice president. Both are "hands-on" communicators who are directly involved in program implementation.


Ray Kemble

K&D’s president, has 35 years' direct PR and agency management experience and another seven years of related experience as an industrial photojournalist. He has planned and implemented hundreds of successful PR programs; written and placed thousands of news stories; and arranged positive news coverage in major business, financial and consumer media. He became an Accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America in 1981.


Jeff Drum

Jeff has more than 20 years' public relations and marketing communications experience, serving in trade association management and agency client-service roles in Charleston, SC, Chicago, Dayton, OH, and Cincinnati. He has produced award-winning work and has wide ranging experience in creating and implementing strategic marketing PR plans for events, trade shows, product launches, sales-support and brand development campaigns.