Shaping the conversation since 1979.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Gard is an advertising, digital and public relations firm, specializing in corporate and public policy communications.

We create awareness, strengthen brands, manage issues and change behavior.

Gard is a full-service creative, digital and public relations agency with deep connections to the people and issues in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

For 45 years, we have earned the trust of our clients and our community with clarity, creativity and collaboration. We help our clients find the best strategy to reach their audience and their goals through expert public relations and powerful storytelling.

We are highly responsive and quick on our feet, but never compromise on quality. Our office in Portland, Oregon is home to a diverse and talented team working together to shape the conversation for the better. 

We tell stories in meaningful and engaging ways through all channels of print, video, digital, web and social media.
Our clients range from nonprofits and universities to corporate leaders and government agencies. What they have in common is motivation to make a difference.
Since our founding in 1979, Gard has grown into one of the most respected and successful PR and creative agencies in the Northwest.
Go behind the scenes and get to know the people and projects that make us proud. We share our industry insights and give you a look at our fun side.
Gard is full of interesting people: We have an ex-ballerina, cider maker, dog trainer, visual artist, musicians, world travelers and more. We are proud to be woman-owned and woman-led.
We believe in kindness, creativity, fairness, expertise and reliability. We treat one another with compassion and respect – while staying focused on doing excellent work.