Agency Modelization

Agency Modelization

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Case Study

Optimizing Brand Reach: Vera Bradley’s Transition to a Seamless, Consumer-First Marketing Model



Vera Bradley, with its dedicated and loyal consumer base, sought to elevate its customer experience. Their goal was to harness their existing in-house talent, reducing reliance on external agencies while adopting a more dynamic marketing strategy. The objective was to shift to an agency model, facilitating seamless teamwork across functions, with a deep focus on consumer-driven 360-degree marketing.


Our Interim Brand Director stepped in to navigate this transformation. Personalized briefs were curated, ensuring precise communication across various departments, supplemented with a comprehensive step-by-step guide. Unique processes tailored for each specific marketing initiative of Vera Bradley were devised. The shift was not just procedural but also cultural, with individual attention given to every team member. The transition process was supportive, and onboarding new members included dedicated oversight and mentorship.


The strategic transition to an agency model empowered Vera Bradley to deliver more consumer-centric, comprehensive marketing, enhancing the brand experience for their fiercely loyal customer base. This successful internal evolution stands as a testament to the power of agile, in-house talent, mentorship, and a well-articulated process in driving brand excellence.


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Team Members

Julie Mantis

Julie Mantis

Interim VP, Brand Strategy

Karen Lithgow

Karen Lithgow

Partner-CMO & Brand Strategist

Farzana Nasser

Farzana Nasser

VP Digital/Growth Marketing

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