Meet ystark! YP: Kelly Sutton


Kelly Sutton

Occupation/Title/Place of work

Founder Find Your Strong



Why are you interested in Stark County’s Young Professionals initiative?

I love young professionals setting the bar high for each other and encouraging one another to strive for big goals and never be afraid!

What would you share to encourage other people to join?

Joining ystark is a great way to meet other young professionals and network!

Did you grow up in Stark? If so, where? If not, where did you move from and why?

No I grew up in Marietta but I moved to Canton in 2010 because my husband few up here

Why do you stay in Stark County, from both a personal and professional point of view?

Stark country has so much to offer and the schools are great for my children. It’s a wonderful place to raise them with opportunities to experience so many things! Professionally, Canton is a growing market and great place with opportunity to build a business!

What do you like MOST about Stark County?

It’s small but mighty! Everyone takes pride in living here! Many people stay here or come back to raise their children!

What would you change about Stark County if you could?

More larger corporations for more jobs

What do you see as valuable opportunities for YPs in Stark County when it comes to career opportunities, cultural access, leadership or community involvement opportunities?

YPs have the opportunity to change the way we think about building businesses and we have the ability to introduce a different shift in the way businesses are run!

What would attract more YPs to Stark County?

More modern and trending environments such as living spaces, entertainment options, etc.

What do you do in the evenings or on the weekends for fun in Stark County or NE Ohio?

I love to be outside, enjoying the local restaurants, going to concerts, watching local sports teams or anything with friends and family!

Could you see yourself spending your lifetime in Stark County and if not, what would cause you to leave?

Yes until my children are older! I would love to retire someplace warm but still be able to commute back to Ohio to see family!