Claire brings more than 26 years of creative experience to Carpenter Group, including expertise crafting integrated branding, environmental and audience-centered solutions. In collaboration with other team members, she ensures that the creative deliverables are grounded in a solid understanding of the client's business. Her clients have included Lehman Brothers, Ameriprise, Lincoln Financial Group, TIAA-CREF, and Prudential Financial. Prior to joining Carpenter Group, Claire spent 17 years at the Carbone Smolan Agency, a multidisciplinary firm, most recently leading its creative strategy practice. Past clients include the World Bank, Christies, Deloitte Touche Tomatsu, She holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.F.A from the Rhode Island School of Design.