Meet the VA: Jennie Powell

Here at Get Ahead VA our people are everything. Our ever-growing team has a wide range of highly skilled professionals with different backgrounds, expertise and even different personalities to ensure that we can find exactly the right VA to match our customers’ requirements.

Here’s 60 seconds with our VA Jennie Powell:

Name: Jennie Powell

Area of expertise:  

Stylish, responsive WordPress websites and graphic design that help businesses stand out.

When & why did you join Get Ahead VA: I met Rachel at a networking event and liked what she had to say. I also liked the design of the VA matrix postcard that explained what a VA covers. I then had a call booked in with Joanne the day I met her at another networking event the following week! We work on a rush job and the client was really pleased with the results.

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead VA: 

I’ve always been passionate about design and attended Glasgow School of Art where I studied design and photography, and then received my Master of Design. 

Since then, I was appointed Head of Design at Drummond Media, took a year to learn the language and fall in love with the art and architecture of Italy, then moved back to London where I was an in-house web and graphic designer at Fairbridge and The Prince’s Trust. 

In 2012 I founded Tree Duck Design a collaborative web and graphic design agency that helps female business owners get visible online with stylish, intuitive design.

Career highlight to date:

At the end of 2019 I decided to take some time to build my business, undertake further training and turn it into the collaborative agency it is today. Unfortunately, COVID struck, followed by homeschooling, but still I managed to build my business and make some amazing connections with a network of like-minded, supportive female entrepreneurs.

I’ve just launched The Website Boutique – a strategically designed website package aimed at female business owners that includes web design, photography and copywriting in one beautiful bundle!

Plans for the future: 

To build my collaborative agency and help more women launch their businesses online with pre-determined themes and custom built websites.

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