Handmade, healing jewelry and one of a kind gifts, designed with precious and semi-precious gemstones and pearls, infused with energetic healing properties to naturally Reduce Stress, Improve Health and Increase Wealth

Brief Biography of Kathryn McKinnon, Founder, DAIKOMYO® Empowering Gems

Kathryn McKinnon is an accomplished business woman, executive coach, jewelry designer, artist, musician and healer. Her business career has spanned over 32 years with a focus on marketing in several industries including publishing, sports, financial services, innovation management consulting and education.

She founded DAIKOMYO® Empowering Gems in 2004 as a way to bring soothing energy to people who are “too stressed to live their lives.” She infuses healing energies into each custom, one of a kind, handmade piece of jewelry she creates.

She is a graduate of Simmons College and the New England Conservatory of Music. She also attended the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a member of The 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Organizing Committee. She was a financial services marketing executive from 1981-1987.

Kathryn received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1989 and worked at Harvard Business School as Assistant Director of MBA Placement Services and Executive Education from 1989-1992. She founded McKinnon & Company in 1992 and began her Executive Coaching Business, McKinnon & Company. Simultaneously, she taught the Career Management Seminar at The Harvard Business School from 1992-1996. Kathryn became a Reiki Master in 1995 where she began integrating spirituality and business by incorporating Energy Work into her executive coaching  and singing businesses.

In addition to her jewelry business, Ms. McKinnon is a professional Cantor at a Church in Marblehead. She also owns and operates an executive coaching business  where she integrates spirituality and business and helps executives, professionals and business owners achieve success with their life, health, wealth and career.

She is a member of: The Marblehead Arts Association where her jewelry creations are on display and for sale; The IAWBC (International Association of Women Business Coaches), The Marblehead Professionals Association and is also listed in The Cambridge Who’s Who of distinguished Business Professionals.

Kathryn lives with her husband in Marblehead, Massachusetts and has two adult children.

DAIKOMYO® Empowering Gems and all designs created for DAIKOMYO® Empowering Gems are the sole property of McKinnon & Company and are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and protected under U.S. patent and trademark law.

All Rights Reserved. McKinnon & Company, 21 Robert Rd., Marblehead, MA 01945  


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