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Adele Mulford

CEO | Chief Cultivator | Brand + Creative Strategist, The Cultivate Company


With over 28 years of creative leadership, Adele has served as a strategic visionary for top global brands in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. From the highly disciplined world of finance to the heartfelt needs of children’s health, her passion is to tackle the complex nature of brands and cultivate ground-breaking creative strategies to generate tangible results. She loves a good challenge and believes that no matter the situation there is always boundless opportunity to unlock dynamic and innovative outcomes.

After a career working in agency and in-house environments, she is currently incubating a new company: one that promises to elevate the people, companies, and communities it serves. With deep (and wide) experience leading talented multi-disciplinary teams, she will provide groundbreaking brand, creative, business, operational, and leadership strategies that cultivate the best in all of us.

Adele remains committed to advocating for the creative industry through public speaking, teaching, mentoring, and serving on industry juries. Over the years, she has shared creative wit and wisdom that fosters a more kind, smart and inspired creative + business community around the world.

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