Metro Detroit, MIJacobsen|Daniels (J|D) is pleased to officially welcome Kay Jefferson to the team as Director of Business Development. Previously, she served as Interim Director since January 2018. With over 15 years of business development and marketing strategy experience, Jefferson will work across all business lines and support all office locations and firm leadership in their development and implementation of business opportunities. She will also be responsible for the firm’s strategic marketing, communications, corporate events, and programming.

“I’m excited to welcome Kay to our team,” said Darryl Daniels, President and CEO. “As a seasoned airport industry professional, Kay will position our business development strategy to assure we have strong growth in the market we want to serve.”

Kay Jefferson has over seven years of experience working in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Prior to joining J|D, she was Vice President of Operations for VoltAir, Inc., where she served as the company liaison for IT services overseeing the roles of company business development, marketing, strategic planning, corporate events, community outreach, and human resources for VoltAir Consulting Engineers, VoltAir – Texas, and VoltAir Constructors. Before working in the AEC industry, Jefferson worked for over 13 years supporting federal and nonprofit organizations with business operations, program development, fundraising, and community relations.

A Florida native, Jefferson holds a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising from Florida State University and is certified in sales management, workforce development, meeting planning, and public relations.


About Jacobsen|Daniels: 
Jacobsen|Daniels, LLC (J|D) is a diversified technical and strategy consultancy with business lines providing planning, implementation and development, operations and management services to airports and a variety of government and private sector clients around the world. Our strategic plans range from organizational development plans to improve performance management to system-wide plans for revitalizing airport programs that integrate aviation and nonaviation commercial development. With corporate headquarters in Michigan, J|D has offices in Illinois, Texas, Georgia, Missouri, Washington and California. J|D is a certified DBE, SBA 8(a) and ACDBE company, and we have extensive experience in the design, execution, and management of diversity and inclusion programs. We also provide valet services at multiple airports through Fly Away Valet, our signature valet company, owned and operated by J|D. Learn more about us at and by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter @JourneywithJD.

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