WHO WE ARE

The KBD Group, is an award-winning public relations agency located in the heart of historic downtown Norfolk. Our team is comprised of trained public relations professionals -- laser-focused on developing your brand and delivering measurable outcomes. Simply put... we're a smart and quirky group of creatives with a commitment to shaping conversations and creating impact. Blending traditional public relations tactics cutting-edge, digital PR practices, we’re the perfect mix… just like your favorite craft beverage!

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Kelli Webb is the Founder and CEO of The KBD Group — an award-winning public relations agency — where she oversees integrated communications campaigns across diverse industries, including the nonprofit, entertainment, retail, and public sector. She works to build trusted client relationships, cultivate strategic partnerships with third-party constituencies, and develop and maintain strong connections with media outlets. Prior to launching The KBD Group in 2011, Kelli managed media relations for technology giants in the D.C. metro area. Kelli is a member of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and serves on the boards of WHRO, YMCA of South Hampton Roads, and the Procreate Foundation.

Kelli is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park; as well as a 2017 graduate of LEAD Hampton Roads and a 2023 graduate of the CIVIC Leadership Institute.  Recognized for her contributions as an entrepreneur in public relations, Kelli has been recognized as an Inside Business Top Forty Under Forty honoree and Women in Business honoree.  She is also the recipient of the NAACP’s Tribute to Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and Black BRAND’s Excellence in Public Relations Award.

Kelli is a proud 757 native and currently resides in Portsmouth with her husband, Terry, and their triplet daughters Demi, Dreux, and Dylan.

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