Rachael Donaldson

Rachael builds agencies, teams and brands. Drawing on a background that includes highly disciplined CPG brands, international e-commerce platforms and gutsy start-ups she's able to knit together her experience and apply it to every new challenge in a nimble, fluid way.

That includes a dynamic approach to trends and insights, digital, content and social strategy, agency leadership and her talent for tackling new business (they call her the RFP whisperer).

Rachael is currently Vice President, New Business and Consumer Insights, and on the leadership team at Karsh Hagan in Denver, Colorado.

Without a Doubt:

  • Helps lead agency growth through new and organic business wins
  • Game-changer who is naturally curious
  • Dedicated engagement and consumer experience expert uncovering their path to purchase and social amplification
  • Inspiring teams with usable insights and strategy

Procter & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestlé, The North Face, Luxottica, Colorado Tourism Office, Alibaba.com, Seventh Generation, Stonyfield, Copper Mountain, InnovAge, BMW Motorrad, Boston Market, Hill's Science Diet, Qwest, Repair.com, Udi's, Vail Resorts, Eagle Creek, Evol, Church's Chicken, EVOL, Fred Water, VISIT DENVER, Climate Reality Project


  • Member Colorado Ad Club Board of Directors
  • Faculty Boulder Digital Works / BDW

Outside of the Office:
yogi, foodie, wine, organic gardening