• Attn: Caterers & Restaurants

    Kevin Downey & Associates Will Help You SKYROCKET Your Corporate Catering Sales, Drop-Off & Delivery Orders with Local Businesses

  • OUR REPS BRING IN THE DOUGH!

    Headed by inside sales and recruiting maven, Kevin Downey, we are an elite group of sales professionals dedicated exclusively to the catering and restaurant industries. Kevin Downey & Associates makes growing the corporate catering side of your business very simple: With laser focus on your menu, a fully-trained sales superstar applies our PROVEN system to boost corporate catering leads & orders for you - faster than you can say "on the fly."

     

    We offer two programs, and getting started is as easy as giving us a call at (913) 449-3860 - or you can get more information by emailing us through our contact form:

    LEAD GENERATION PROGRAM - $995*

    The next-best thing to hiring your own rep, our no-commitment, corporate catering lead generation program will bring you leads by the bucketful! We work quickly, delivering your leads "hot & fresh" as they come in - giving an immediate boost to your corporate catering sales.

    • 7-Day Campaign
    • 400-600 Calls to Local Businesses on Your Behalf
    • Local Business List Provided ($210-$360 Value)
    • Leads Delivered in Real-Time
    *At end of campaign, you have the option to hire your lead gen program rep under our Sales Rep Recruiting & Training Program (below).

    SALES REP RECRUITING & TRAINING PROGRAM (CALL FOR RATES)

    Our premiere program, KDA recruits you a dedicated corporate catering inside sales rep - your own “team” - who will bring in a high-volume of orders day-after-day, week-after-week, month-after-month.

    • Part-Time Reps Available, Starting at $12 per Hour
    • One-Time Recruiting & Training Fee
    • 90-Day Rep Guarantee
    • Local Business Lists Provided ($720-$1,500 Value)
    • Includes Proprietary Training Manual
  • TESTIMONIALS

    “An absolute no-brainer!” - Kevin Doyle, Managing Owner, Stroud’s Catering, Overland Park, KS​

    “Truly A+... I highly recommend KDA to any caterer or restaurant that wants to increase their corporate catering numbers!” - Kyle Brown, Co-Founder, Cater Nation

    “Kevin Downey is unbelievable!” - Dan Jourdan, The Sales Energizer

  • ABOUT US

    Kevin Downey

    Founder & Director of Operations

    Kevin is not just our esteemed founder, he’s also a hands-on leader in our daily operations. With over 25 years of sales, recruiting, and entrepreneurial experience, Kevin is an inspiration to the team, leading with a mix of contagious energy and innovation.

     

    When he’s not pioneering success at our offices, he enjoys time with his wife and two sons. Golf and running keep him active and balanced, as well as traveling to as many exciting places as possible.

     

    Kevin's background and resume are viewable HERE.

    Brittney Estes

    Business Development

    Part Hospitality Management, part Marketing & Sales, Brittney is 100% strategic when it comes to igniting sales and growth for KDA. We rely on her as a business leader to identify opportunities, train, and manage our teams.

     

    A 2018 grad from University of Central Missouri, she focused on restaurant operations and earned her degree in Hospitality Management. An avid hiker, she enjoys the outdoors and staying physically fit. When she’s not caring for her fur baby, she shares her heart and time volunteering with the elderly in her community.

    Andrea Ruddy

    Recruiter

    With powerhouse recruiting skills, Andrea works tirelessly to find the best reps for our clients. She's got an uncanny sense for talent and an in-depth knowledge of the KDA program.

     

    A recent Florida transplant, Andrea has roots in both Minnesota and Missouri. Trading in the Midwest for the sunny coast (we can’t imagine why!), she attends Lindenwood University steadily pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Administration. Her emphasis is in Management, most recently using her exceptional people and perception skills here at KDA. A traveler, beach goer, and hiker Andrea loves spending time with her jet-setting significant other, friends, and loved ones. Her four “children” – ahem, two dogs and two cats – rounds out her fun-filled family.

    Kristen Lem

    Staff Writer

    Kristen Lem is a writer and web designer living in Los Angeles and New York. She specializes in creating clever and quirky content for brands, publications, and people. A regular contributor to Modern Chic Mag and Industry Rules, she is known for fresh ideas, compelling features, and all around exceptional work. Her topic expertise is broad, ranging from love & relationships to real estate & resumes, most recently finding a niche in writing job ads and company culture pieces. She has been featured several times over on Bustle, Thought Catalog, and Project Girl Crush for her poetry and personal essays. You can find her performing spoken word on Dictionary.com or at Da Poetry Lounge in Los Angeles.

    Kristine Marshall

    Business Development

    Savvy and skillful with both people and businesses, Kristine's role at KDA is crucial. As part of the Business Development team, she keeps our ambitions high, our sales growing, and our clients diversified.

     

    Born and raised in Birmingham, MI, Kristine graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University. With an extensive background in Human Resources, she's channeled her experience into Corporate Recruiting for News Corp. and Franklin Templeton Investments. Kristine drums up plenty of excitement and community activism as part of the Board of Directors for the high school marching band program. To relax, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys in their Land O' Lakes home.

    Emily Eltomi & Christie Estess

    Trainers

    Our two in-house superstar trainers, Emily & Christie are champs at taking our reps and revving them up for clients. Drawing upon their experience in sales, they are both experts at prepping the team on the ins and outs of the KDA strategy.

     

    Born and raised in Kansas City, Emily Eltomi graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and strategic communication from the University of Kansas. She enjoys spending time with family and friends on the lake - as well as her part-time work in country radio.

     

    Christie Estess graduated from Arizona State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Organizational Communication. Since then, she has spent many years working in Sales & Marketing. In her spare time she loves being with family and friends, laughing and making memories every day! She has always enjoyed traveling; spending summers at the beach and visiting as many new cities, restaurants, people, and cultures as possible. She also enjoys Photography, Fashion, Interior Design, and Film!

  • CONTACT US

    Call our offices at (913) 449-3860 - or use the email form below (for the "Phone" field, use format 111-222-3333 or 1112223333).

    12721 Metcalf Ave.
    Suite 105
    Overland Park, KS
    66213
    (913) 449-3860
  • PHILANTHROPY

    Kevin Downey & Associates is pleased to donate 1% of all revenue to KC Woof Pack, a local Animal Shelter. We strongly believe in their mission of “a loving home for every animal” and doing our part to give back. Thank you so much for choosing to work with us and our role in the community!