Kyle Kappler brings a passion for cohesive, creative communications, as well as expertise in project management and client relations to every account she touches.
At Gagen MacDonald, Kyle has provided project management, planning and execution support for our firm as well as several of our Fortune 500 clients. Her recent work includes supporting the restructuring and headquarters relocation of Alexion Pharmaceuticals as well as a global HR Transformation at Tapestry, the parent company of Coach, Stuart Weitzman and kate spade. Additionally, Kyle recently managed the delivery of numerous creative elements for a global pharmaceutical company’s three day meeting of their top senior leaders.
Kyle is a key contributor to Gagen’s new business process and team, providing ongoing support that includes managing our pipeline, proposal and budget development and contracting.
Kyle also leads project management for Gagen’s creative team which provides breakthrough solutions for all of the firm’s clients. From managing the team’s resources and capacity to building and managing freelance resources, Kyle plays a vital role ensuring our creative projects consistently exceed our client’s expectations.
Prior to joining Gagen MacDonald, Kyle was the division director at The Creative Group (a division of Robert Half). While there, she oversaw the recruiting practice for the Chicago and Chicagoland areas, concentrating her efforts on recruiting for marketing, advertising, creative production, digital and interactive roles. In addition, she was responsible for defining the overall organizational strategy surrounding current clients, their project timelines and new business efforts. Throughout her tenure at The Creative Group, she was actively involved in understanding the trends and changes to the creative space for both corporate and agency clients; educating them on the industry and where to concentrate their creative efforts.
She began her career at Target where her responsibilities included running several departments and overseeing major store product transitions, creating changeover plans from start to finish to improve efficiency and driving sales.
Kyle received her Bachelor of Arts in English Language Literature, minoring in Graphic Design and Art from Augustana College.