Boutique Agency.
Big Thinking.

About Us

Blending the ambition and intuition of digital natives with the acumen and experience of proven brand and advertising experts, Orchard is the next evolution in the art and science of performance marketing.

Who We Are.

At Orchard, we constantly strive to cultivate a respectful, inclusive and diverse workplace.

We understand, and we firmly believe, that it takes diversity of culture and experience – and an unwavering commitment to equality – to not only be the true business transformation partners our clients deserve – but to also be the best version of ourselves.

Our core values as a woman-owned business are firmly rooted in the never-ending journey of how we value and empower people, how we act with integrity and how we welcome and are present for each other.

We believe that we show the deepest part of our humanity through our embrace and celebration of our own unique stories.

We are committed to this and to growing together.

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What We Live By.

Work smart. Play hard. Give it your all.
Laugh a lot.

Act with integrity.
Don’t be afraid to say and do what’s best.

Exceed expectations.
Push for excellence. Strive to delight.

Be curious.
Excel at your craft. Be innovative and pave the way.

Problem solve with optimism.
Be positive. Search for solutions.

Make time.
Be generous. Give back. Empower others.

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A Powerful
Combination of
Talent

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President

Cliff
Schwandner

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President

Cliff Schwandner

Founder,
Chief Operating Officer

Richard
Walker

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Founder,
Chief Operating Officer

Richard Walker

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Founder,
Director of Data Analytics

Matt
McKeown

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Founder,
Director of Data Analytics

Matt McKeown

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Founder,
Chief Strategist

Kara
Schwandner

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Founder,
Chief Strategist

Kara Schwandner

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Creative Director

Steve
Stenken

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Creative Director

Steve Stenken

What masquerades as a problem is just an opportunity to exercise commitment, unleash energy, and allow yourself to be a

DIRECTOR OF USER EXPERIENCE

Heather
Volpenhein

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DIRECTOR OF USER EXPERIENCE

Heather Volpenhein

Empathy is necessary when advocating for users by gaining a deeper understanding of their perspectives & finding

Account Director

Billy
Kissel

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Account Director

Billy Kissel

Associate Director of Analytics

Samantha
Schmidt

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Associate Director of Analytics

Samantha Schmidt

Life is best in balance. And in nature.

Account Manager

Sam
Markle

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Account Manager

Sam Markle

Always try to leave things better than you found them.

Business Manager

Tammy
Gambrel

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Business Manager

Tammy Gambrel

Director of Media Integration

Matt
Weinland

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Director of Media Integration

Matt Weinland

Search Strategist

Emma
Komrska

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Search Strategist

Emma Komrska

Be kind to others, have a good time, and show up with your best attitude. It’s that simple.

Lead Solutions Architect

Mike
Behr

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Lead Solutions Architect

Mike Behr

Web Developer

Rachel
Berning

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Web Developer

Rachel Berning

Social Media Strategist

Samantha
Carson

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Social Media Strategist

Samantha Carson

Human Resources Manager

Mary
Kaser

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Human Resources Manager

Mary Kaser

Director, Content Strategy

David
Germano

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Director, Content Strategy

David Germano

Life is too short to drink cheap wine. Or on the more serious side – “We see our agency as a set of training

Director, Business Strategy

Fran
Dicari

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Director, Business Strategy

Fran Dicari

If you love your God fully, your spouse faithfully, your family fervently and your country fearlessly, you will enjoy

Associate Marketing Coordinator

Annie
Schwandner

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Associate Marketing Coordinator

Annie Schwandner

Account Manager

Sarah
Wullenweber

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Account Manager

Sarah Wullenweber

DIGITAL PRODUCTION ARTIST

Olivia
Evans

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DIGITAL PRODUCTION ARTIST

Olivia Evans

Account Director

Jenny
Stewart

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Account Director

Jenny Stewart

Associate Account Manager

Maria
Vonderhaar

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Associate Account Manager

Maria Vonderhaar

Associate Project Manager

Emma
Berryman

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Associate Project Manager

Emma Berryman

Nimble, agile, continually led by data, and tenaciously customer-centric, our team guides clients through the smartest investments in content, technology, data and media. Our plans of action are always transparent and firmly focused on results.

It really comes down to three words:

Experience. Innovation. Accountability.

These are the things we bring to the table every day to help our clients grow.

Clients &
Experience

Magnetic Content Studios

Magnetic is an agile content marketing agency helping brands plan and create digital marketing experiences that leverage content strategically to attract audiences and build customer relationships.

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brn digital

Brn Digital provides social, email, SMS, and digital marketing with communication strategy and execution that is based on intense consumer understanding and differentiators to drive results.

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Our Work

See how Orchard helps brands get real, meaningful, measurable results.