Kerry Frei

Associate | Started with Demeter in 2011
As an associate with Demeter Communications since 2011, Kerry works on a number of projects. She’s experienced in event and meeting planning and has a real talent for creative thinking.


  • Event and meeting planning
  • Writing and editing
  • Website maintenance
  • Photography
  • Business development and marketing training
  • Marketing campaign development
  • Social media content management

Other Experience

  • Marketing Specialist and Visitor Center Manager, Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Rural Tourism Manager and Visitor Industry Relations, South Dakota Department of Tourism
  • Independent Marketing Consultant, Grapevine Communications
  • Public relations consultant for the South Dakota Grassland Coalition
  • Freelance writer for Cattle Business Weekly
  • South Dakota Women in Agriculture board member

Background & Special Interests

  • Kerry grew up on a cattle ranch in northwest South Dakota where she learned the value of hard work and a positive attitude. She earned a marketing degree from Chadron State College in 2000.
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  • Today, Kerry calls rural western South Dakota home. There she and husband Lance, their two daughters, and son, are raising Black Angus cattle and operating their feedlot.
  • Kerry enjoys horseback riding—especially with her two young cowgirls—and working on special projects in her community.