About Chameleon Strategist

Our leadership team is composed of a diverse group of professionals who are passionate about helping other businesses reach their fullest potential.  Each of the member of the team is also a business owner and experienced industry expert and know what it’s like to stand in the shoes of a business owner.  

Just starting up? We’ve got you covered for all of your business needs from how to get started to marketing to operational support.

Ready to scale?  Whether it’s now or in the future, we help our clients scale and make sure you are prepared to face all of the challenges that come with that growth. Because of the entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit, we are well-suited to handle any business need or challenge that our clients face.  While we help you market your business, we also fill in any gaps in processes or functionality that your business needs.  Doing so, we give you the right solutions at the right times and help you keep doing what you went into business to do in the first place. So take a look around, or better yet, schedule your consultation today.


Kim Bennett

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Kim Bennett is a North Carolina native with roots in the Blue Ridge Mountains as far back as the 1700’s. In her career, she has helped thousands of businesses with their marketing. She has been a resource for implementing effective marketing tactics over the last 20 years. Kim and the Chameleon Strategist team offers marketing consultation providing new and innovative options for her clients including web design, social media, search engine optimization, web application development, augmented reality technology, micro-targeted marketing solutions and traditional marketing strategies. She also prides herself on providing marketing options and solutions for businesses of all sizes, types and budgets to help them scale their business from current state to their desired state.

In addition to leading the Chameleon Strategist team, Kim is a local Publisher, a member of Business Networking International (BNI), Women in Networking, the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and mother of four young adults.

In her free time, Kim enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, quiet time paddling in her kayak at the lake and rivers, walking her German Shepherd, refinishing furniture and acrylic painting. Her passions include helping others, preserving nature and lifelong learning.

Harold Paul

Executive Director of Web Development

Harold Paul is a techy native of Kerala, India, which is known as “God’s own Country”. In his career, he has helped thousands of businesses with their technological needs and requirements for exceptionally built websites and development. Harold is an expert in e-commerce and business web design, development and new technologies, as well as web and mobile app development. In addition to his work with Chameleon Strategist, Harold is the Founder and CEO of h2bonza Info Technologies Pvt Ltd who, with his extensive team, develop and maintain thousands of websites and mobile applications for businesses. Passionate about continuously honing his craft, learning, building codes and new technologies, Harold spends his free time learning new ways to help businesses leverage technology to stay on the leading edge of all things digital. He is single, a dog owner and spends time with his extended family as often as possible and enjoys the beach and local waterfalls. Harold is also a member of Business Networking International (BNI) and dedicated to supporting and collaborating with other businesses of likemind.

Shelley Cole

Chief Financial Officer

Shelley Cole is the founder of Balanced Bookkeeping of NC, LLC. Shelley’s experience has taught her that achieving success for her clients begins and ends with having the right team in place. Shelley oversees a team of five employees, who are all Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors with Elite Tier status (highest level), and each team member takes monthly CE credits to maintain their certifications. As a lifelong learner, she is always learning new and changing industry best practices and leads her team to do so, as well. Constantly focusing on her goals, Shelley and her team strive to make bookkeeping and accounting concepts and practices accessible and understandable by all, and maintains a sharp focus on efficiency and cost-effectiveness. As a true professional, she is always available to consult with new clients and share her expertise. In her free time, Shelley loves spending time at the beach with her Husband and children.

Christi Lowe

Director of Videography

You may recognize Christi Lowe from her time as an Emmy Award-winning journalist, and the owner of Christi Lowe Productions, an Emmy Award-winning video production company. She started her career as a television reporter and has spent the past 30 years in front of, and now behind the camera. She specialized in covering breaking news, the military, courts and crime, and human interest stories. Christi was an embedded journalist during the Operation Iraqi Freedom. Christi continues to be involved in the country’s biggest stories as a field producer for several national news networks. Christi is our go-to Video Production specialist and a true asset to the clients we serve. In her free time, she spends time with her family on their farm and enjoys helping her husband with their honey bees.