Testimonials

Want to really know what it’s like to work with us? Here are a few testimonials from our clients…

“Concord Academy engaged COMMUNICATIONS, INK to partner with and direct the creation of the school’s Centennial Campaign collateral and ebook.  Cara addressed our concerns, learned to work within our school’s particular environment, conquered every challenge we presented and offered the perfect balance of push and patience.”

Kathleen Kelly, Director of Development
Concord Academy

“Having merged two schools into one, we needed to clearly define our brand. Cara led us through this exercise. She listened, prodded, and provided expertise and perspective in equal measure. Both the process and the product were exceptional, and our school community is delighted with the outcome.”

Paul Horovitz, Head of School
Harborlight Montessori

“I highly recommend Cara to help you with all your marketing and communication needs. Cara is warm, personable, professional and has extensive knowledge on how to get your company or organization noticed! No matter the size of your organization, Cara gives you her full attention and makes you feel like the CEO of a fortune 500 company. She is the best!”

Andi Freedman, Founder
Mind over Food

“Cara is an icon of poised professionalism, strategic intelligence, and the connective empathy required to excel in her craft. She doesn’t stop until your expectations are handily exceeded. She is worth every dollar she is paid, and a whole lot more!”

Lawler Kang, Founder & CEO
League of Allies

“Cara is Catalyst! As a first-rate art school, Montserrat College of Art brims with imaginative people and amazing ideas. In her engagement with our Artrageous!29 evening Cara has been an invaluable partner. She employs her own innate creativity but is also remarkable at helping to define, focus and channel the vision of others to create a dazzling event. ”

Howard Amidon, Dean of Development
Montserrat College of Art

“Many thanks to your and your entire team.  Great work.  Thank you for your insight and intelligence.  And to your steady hand that keeps us on course.  That is the mark of a truly great consultant.  I so appreciate you leading us onward and upward with our marketing.  Look forward to all that is yet to come.”

Mara Solomon, Director
Homebase Abroad

“The Travel Documents package was fabulous, so gorgeous, the paper is lovely…it elevated the entire experience. The key logo is elegant.”

A Client of Homebase Abroad

“Cara’s made a dramatic difference in my company’s image to the corporate community. The consummate professional, she brings tons of creative talent, a determined results oriented work ethic and commitment to her clients that I appreciate. As a business owner, I wear many hats. Bringing Cara’s talents to Falmer’s table has enabled me to focus on what I do best while implementing her expertise where we need it. I hope that we will be working together for a very long time.”

Stacy Ames, CEO
Falmer Thermal Spray

“Thank you for all of your hard work and an excellent artistic, visual sense as well as marketing skills. ”

Gabrielle Ross, Executive Director
Health Quarters

“We met with and then retained Cara Hutchins and COMMUNICATIONS, INK to provide branding, marketing, website design, and general advice for the launch of Atlas Placement Advisors. Cara worked in close collaboration with an Atlas Principal, also integral to the process, to create, develop and implement the Atlas website, business cards, and perhaps most importantly, the Atlas logo, which has been exceptionally well-received. We have subsequently retained Cara and COMMUNICATIONS, INK on several additional projects. Cara is bright, personable, a pleasure to work with, and promptly delivers a great service at a price well worth the results.”

William K Daley, Founder
Atlas Placement Advisors

“Having Cara as a consultant helped us focus our resources just where they were needed.  Her expertise in all aspects of marketing– research, segmentation, strategic planning, message development– paired with her superior communications skills helped drive the success of our clinic marketing and new website projects.  Her knowledge of social media and web development/SEO was invaluable and her enthusiasm and commitment made our collaboration truly enjoyable.  I would rehired Cara in a heartbeat.”

Michele Chausse, Director of Communications & Development
Health Quarters

“Cara is a hands on high quality creative professional with expertise in Branding, Social Media, Web Development, SEO and Marketing. Her knowledge and expertise are easily communicated with great sensitivity to her Client’s needs and goals. I have recommended her to many Clients with excellent feedback on her solutions. She is a wonderful person and a true professional who places her Client’s needs first.”

Tom Mealey, Vice President of Development
Salem 5

“Cara makes a real difference in her projects– she brings both creativity and expertise to everything we’ve done with her.  Her ability to focus and think broadly at the same time can be significant assets to any organization in need of help with communications strategy and tactics.”

Steve Mushkin, Owner
Latitude Research

“We are very happy with the way the DB Complete brochure came out-everyone thinks the fold-out risk story is ‘cool.’  You did a great job helping us bring our collateral system to completion.
Peter Kooken, VP of Marketing
New York Life Investment Management Services

Achievement Award from the Association of Graphic Communications (AGC) for the DB Complete and Member-Directed  product brochures.  The awards were based on the production and content quality as well as the effective use of design & function.

“I think Cara did a great job sharpening the focus of our marketing materials.  Great job & thank you, Cara!!!”

Eric Schwartz
Skyline Presentations

“Thanks for producing excellent results!  Your work lead to the successful acquisition of our company.”

Paul Herrick, President
Paul Herrick Real Estate

“Cara Hutchins of COMMUNICATIONS, INK is one of our most trusted advisors and marketing communications provider.  Cara provides sound and definitive advice based both on her work experience and her innate understanding of the motivations and interests of consumers.  She is extremely well-structured and organized in her management of projects for us.  I never have a concern leaving an entire piece of our business to grow and develop under Cara’s management.”
Eric Hudson, President and Founder
Recycline

“Cara has done a few web design, copy writing and development projects for my Trevi Design business. All were conducted professionally, successfully and with a high degree of creativity. I can heartily recommend Cara’s work and suggest if you are looking for timely accurate and creative work she is a great resource.”

Alan Patrick, President and CEO
Trevi Design

“COMMUNICATIONS, INK provided outstanding professional service and a final result during our naming and branding initiative.  They were able to provide us the resources of a large firm, developing a team specifically-designed to meet our needs.  Always professional, reliable and cost-efficient; I would recommend COMMUNICATIONS, INK strongly without any hesitation.”
Dr. Todd O’Brien, Partner
New England Orthopedic Specialists

“Wow.  This is a really cool website!”  (Referring to New England Orthopedic Specialists)
Janet Mackay-Smith, Managing Editor
Community Newspapers

“Cara is a down to earth, results oriented creative genius who helped me to create systems that would drive business to my company. Cara gets two thumbs up for her work.”

Mary Hart, Founder
Iron Crow Yoga

“We have gotten a lot of interest thanks to the marketing genius of Cara Hutchins.  Not only are you helpful, but your attitude and your positive state of mind is infectious and much appreciated.”

Chris Jansky, Founder
Body Best Boot Camp

“I am COMMUNICATIONS, INK’S first client and Cara has been my designer, writer, idea originator and taste arbiter since the outset.  She has helped me grow my business exponentially and I could not be where I am now professionally without her services.”
Lois R. Kunian, Founder
Lois R. Kunian Real Estate

“I enjoyed your clear and spirited and visually attractive website.”
A Real Estate Client of
Lois R. Kunian Real Estate