Here at Gard, we serve our clients and usually let the work speak for itself. But sometimes, others step in to put a spotlight on our work for us. That’s what happened a couple times in recent weeks. Full story »
Gard understands the language of healthcare, from physician-owned clinics to large national medical centers. We specialize in helping our healthcare clients connect with patients and families to provide excellent care and improve the health of our communities.
At Gard, we felt privileged and excited to be trusted with an identity-creation and website project for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s new Great Circle Recovery program. It challenged and engaged us in areas where we are particularly passionate: health equity, respecting and celebrating all cultures, and making Oregon a healthier place. Full story »
How do you tell an authentic story about the importance of coming together in a time of social distancing? That was the challenge we took on in partnership with Moda Health and the Portland Trailblazers. Full story »
Talking about death isn’t always the most comfortable experience. But a growing movement is aiming to change that and bring people together to come up with new ways to think, plan and talk about the end-of-life experience. Full story »
"Concentrate on the work and the rest will follow."
Brian Gard first started saying that to himself and adhering to it as his guiding strategy at the very inception of what would become Gard Communications in 1979. Full story »
Like many Portlanders, Scott Gallagher and Andrew Thompson are Trail Blazers fans. This works out well for Andrew and Scott, who lead Gard Communications’ work with Moda Health, the title sponsor for the Blazers. Full story »
Part of what makes working at Gard so rewarding is the ability to tell stories for a wide variety of clients, opening up many opportunities for creativity. And… Full story »
Redesigning a single, large website entails managing a lot of moving parts. Multiply that by four, set them on not-quite-parallel timelines, and it’s akin to playing three-dimensional chess.… Full story »