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About Us


With 55+ years of combined marketing experience, coupled with a genuine affinity for our cause, we are two local women determined to see Jim Thorpe and the surrounding areas thrive!

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Who We Are

We’re here to showcase the best of Jim Thorpe! Brought to you by locals who wear our small town pride on our sleeves, our goal is to help our business community share information that helps locals and visitors alike experience all the best things to do and see in the area.


By sharing engaging content on our blog and social media outlets, we’ve established a following across a wide variety of demographics.


We feature restaurants for the foodies, outdoor activities for the avid adventurist, fun activities for families and we never miss a chance to highlight the decorated history of our area. Sharing our content has developed an engaged audience of over 30,000 fans across social media channels and through our monthly e-newsletter.


We are a trusted source of information for locals, visitors and everyone who is touched by the magic of Jim Thorpe. We take pride in bringing new customers, and more revenue to our business owners, who make Jim Thorpe go round.

Reach an engaged audience across our social media channels and email database. 

Best of Jim Thorpe, created in early 2022 by locals, helps area businesses share information that brings locals and visitors alike to experience all the best things to do and see in the area. 

Partner with a trusted source of information for locals, visitors, and everyone who is touched by the magic of Jim Thorpe and surrounding areas. 

Best of Jim Thorpe

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Meet The Team

Jen Christman

Graphic Artist
Chief Organizer

Jen is a former Jim Thorpe business owner and member of various local organizations. By combining 25 years in graphic design and marketing with intimate insight about town happenings, she steers the ship at Best of Jim Thorpe. As a graphic design professional, Jen is prepared to use her visual creativity, and truly showcase the Best of Jim Thorpe. She is never afraid to roll her sleeves up and develop creative solutions to help area businesses.

Jen has been actively engaged with the local business community since 2014. What she values most are the countless local professional and personal relationships she has created throughout the years.

Aki is a seasoned business woman and results-driven digital marketing strategist . With more than 25 years in the field, Aki has not only watched, but engaged with marketing technology as it has evolved and changed. Her goal is to bring high-level performance-based digital marketing tactics to our small local businesses.

Her affinity for Jim Thorpe began when her husband convinced her to raise their family in his hometown. Lucky for him, Aki loves hiking, biking, paddling, and skiing in the mountains. She frequently enjoys local music, restaurants and festivals, as well.

Chief Strategy Manager
Digital Marketing Specialist

Aki Susko

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