Marketing and Customer Service

Kristin Nikodemski - Marketing Manager

Kristin has been a part of the Arborjet team since November, 2014. She joined the company as a Product Marketing Manager, bringing with her 4 years of green industry brand support and development.  At Arborjet, Kristin’s focus began by building and expanding the company’s non-injectable product market. In Spring of 2016, Kristin was promoted to Marketing Manager, continuing her focus on the Horticulture Line, while collaborating with other product managers to oversee the Marketing Department.

Kristin’s passion for the industry began as a child, when she would help her father design and tend to their own landscape. As she got older, she got her first job working at a garden center, and found herself constantly bringing home a variety of plants to cultivate in her own garden. Later, Kristin attended Salve Regina University, where she received her BA in Studio Art. In this role, Kristin oversees and manages all messaging, branding, advertising, strategy, and development of new and existing horticulture products. She supports the needs of the national sales team, and manages Arborjet’s horticulture website (TheDirtOnDirt.com) Kristin is also a content contributor as well as a member of The Dirt on Dirt community.

When she has free time, Kristin spends her summer in her own garden growing a little bit of everything! She also likes cooking, reading at the beach, drawing, and working on new crafts.

Cara Markiewicz - Senior Digital Marketing and Design Specialist

Cara is the Senior Digital Marketing and Design specialist at Arborjet. Cara has a Bachelor’s Degree from Salem State University focused in Graphic Design Major with a Minor in dance and has over 5 years’ experience in Ecommerce marketing.

Cara has always had a passion for gardening and learning about different plants and is pleased to join Arborjet to gain even more knowledge about the industry. Cara’s responsibilities include keeping the website content up to date, managing all email advertising and graphic design. In her free time, you can find Cara teaching dance classes, at the beach, or spending quality time with family and friends.

Janice Robichaud - Social Media & Marketing Analyst

Janice began working with Arborjet in early 2019 filling a new role of Sales & Marketing associate. Since then, she has switched gears towards a more analytical approach taking on the role of Social Media & Marketing Analyst. Janice has 6 years of marketing and business development experience in various industries, from food & beverage to manufacturing and also has 5 years’ experience with event and tradeshow management. Janice graduated from Salem State University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration concentrated in marketing, and has also an associate’s degree in Graphic Design.

In her free time, you can catch Janice hiking local trails with her dog Cody, participating in ten pin bowling tournaments with friends, or hitting up a local music festival.