Adrienne Garland is a seasoned marketing professional with more than 15 years of hands-on success in senior marketing roles for prestigious companies such as Cablevision, PR Newswire and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Leveraging her knowledge and experience, Adrienne has ventured out on her own to create a full-service digital marketing agency, KANDO Marketing Services, to help small and mid-sized businesses create, grow and sustain effective and cohesive marketing strategies and plans to align and support their growth objectives. In partnership with KCOMM, an award-winning West Coast marketing and public relations agency, and other strategic relationships, KANDO is able to offer a full array of marketing services.
Adrienne is an adaptable and dependable thought leader who thrives in challenging, pressure-filled environments and excels at connecting people to build their businesses and promote loyalty. Her track record of increasing revenues, driving new market penetration, and generating significant cost savings through leveraging strategic marketing tools and resources has made her a sought-after expert and speaker. Adrienne has moderated social media roundtable discussions, participated as a panelist for career transition discussions for New York University students, guest lectured at Nassau Community College and hosted an HDTV infomercial.
Some of Adrienne's recent accomplishments include championing the redevelopment of the PR Newswire website, growing the partnership and extracting value from BDI Social Media conferences in New York and forging strategic business relationships among technology partners. While Adrienne is an out-of-the-box thinker who conceives big ideas and leads large-scale campaigns, she is extremely tenacious in administering and maintaining adherence to multimillion-dollar budgets.
A compassionate mentor and business coach, Adrienne has had the privilege of working with a range of professionals and students as they transition through various stages of their careers. She is highly valued for her thoughtfulness, her ability to see the unique potential and professional value in every person and expertise in making the right connections to move people forward. Her craft is shaped through her work with her personal mentor, best-selling author, columnist and radio/TV personality, Barbara Sher.
Adrienne holds her MBA in Marketing, with a concentration in Entertainment, Media and Technology from the New York University Stern School of Business. She resides in Nassau County in Sea Cliff, New York with her husband, two children and newfoundland, Shamu.