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Chief Strategist

Kara Schwandner

With 20+ years of deep marketing and brand strategy experience, Kara collaborates with the agency’s leadership team to set the strategic vision for Orchard and the delivery of its offerings to best meet client’s business challenges in an ever-changing digital world. Kara’s focus is customer-centric. She believes in the power of making a 1:1 connection with audiences by understanding the customer and discovering the qualitative and data-driven insights that lead to effective communications and compelling website experiences.

Kara’s considerable experience includes a wide range of national fortune-500 brands such as Procter & Gamble Novartis Consumer Health and Microsoft Health Solutions. She has leveraged her considerable expertise to help consumer and business to business brands including premier senior living communities across the US to generate leads to grow their business.