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Sara Kear

As the Executive Vice President of Marketing Services, Sara’s leadership has grown revenue for some of the nation’s biggest brands and local businesses alike. Recognized as a Columbus Top Person to Know in Marketing, she was the first employee to join Adept and has since been an integral part of building and growing the team.

Her talent mix

  • ROI-centric Marketing Strategies
  • Data Storytelling
  •  Opportunity Insights
  •  Marketing & UX Optimization
  •  Egregious Puns

Sara’s Growth PAth

After graduating from the University of Findlay with a BA in Writing and Art, Sara began her career in Paid Search marketing. While learning the industry, she developed an appreciation for the holistic picture – including both how to target the right audience and how to convert them. Her strong focus on analytics in combination with data-driven marketing fit perfectly with Adept’s philosophy which led to Sara joining the Adept team in 2010.

At Adept, Sara uses her technical skills and results-oriented mindset to lead teams of passionate, talented professionals across all Adept’s marketing specializations. She continues to drive strategy, optimization, and results for Adept clients. Her core strength lies in her ability to add clarity and process to complex programs.

In her downtime

Sara spends her downtime with her husband, Jake and newborn daughter, Lola. She enjoys traveling abroad, great sushi, their Bernedoodle, Susan, all Wes Anderson movies & board games from the 1980s.