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DeAnna helped us establish data-informed product development targets.
DeAnna is a hard and thoughtful worker who loves diving into data fearlessly. She is design savvy, fun to work with, and not afraid to bring new ideas and insights to the table. At Capital, she helped us establish data-informed product development targets to make sure that we were bring the right mix of products to our next launch. She also explored trends in the industry, reaching out to customers and travelling to trade markets to keep the pulse of styles and designs that are relevant to our company. Her varied work experiences and blend of fashion/style interest with data/numbers insights makes her a unique asset to any team, and I would definitely work with her again!
DeAnna conceptualized and brought to life one of the most beautiful events I've ever seen.
I met DeAnna through a shop that I was consulting for. She conceptualized and brought to life one of the most beautiful events I've ever seen. She is truly talented and detailed oriented in every definition of the word. She's meticulous to a fault; making sure every single obstacle that may arise has an effective solution. Aside from having a keen fashion sense and strong marketing and analytical skills, DeAnna is extremely personable and a pleasure to work with. She demonstrates a great deal of professionalism, empathy and creativity. Having DeAnna work on your next project is an excellent investment and you will not regret it!
To say DeAnna was critical to the business’ success is an understatement.
DeAnna was the most detailed, proactive and positive person I have ever had work for me. To say she was critical to the business’ success is an understatement. Anybody who has the pleasure of her on their team is truly fortunate.
DeAnna has helped me create a memorable brand.
DeAnna's experience as a brand strategist has helped me create a memorable brand, connect with my target audience and most importantly avoid non-effective advertising. I admire DeAnna's attention to detail and ability to execute any vision in front of her. She pushes the envelope on production and effectively manages big teams that I have worked with her to execute. It has been a pleasure to have worked with DeAnna.
DeAnna is an Excellent Strategist, Executor, and Deliverer.
DeAnna is an excellent strategist, executor, and deliverer. She helped me streamline my branding, she fixed problems that I didn't even know I had. She is a formidable source of great insight, she has a great eye for product direction.
DeAnna Explores Win-Win Solutions.
I worked with DeAnna when she was a Merchant at Chico's FAS and we were one of the key suppliers. DeAnna has clearly demonstrated her professionalism during our collaboration. She has been open to new ideas, willing to explore win-win solutions, not only solving problems but at the same time creating values to both parties. I personally look forward to having a chance to work with her again.
DeAnna Is A Strong Merchant and Business Woman.
I worked with DeAnna at Chico's FAS where was was the Merchant of Woven Tops. I found DeAnna to be a very strong merchant and business woman. She was frequently utilized to teach and train the merchandising team on system functionality and best practices and was a great resource. She had a strong work ethic and was a trusted and respected member of the team. DeAnna did the work of 2-3 people in reality many times. I also know she is very entrepreneurial and creative, traits which are great to possess! DeAnna excels at what she does!
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DeAnna is PHENOMENAL! An absolute pleasure to work with and I look forward to working with her again!
Excellent Expo Results
We hired The Affinity Group for an expo and the results were amazing. We worked with DeAnna, and she made sure that weeks leading up to the expo we were in constant contact making sure that everything that our company needed to accomplish before the expo was being taken care of. She helped with picking out the overall theme of our booth for the expo and it turned out to be a hit with the patrons! We were amazed at her attention to detail when it came to things such as the way our product was hanging on the racks. She thought of ideas to make our booth stand out that we did not even think of beforehand, adding the final touches. We will gladly hire this company again!
Will Work With DeAnna and Team Anytime, Anywhere
DeAnna and her team are great and they get the event job done, no matter the size. I’ll work with DeAnna anytime, anywhere. She has a great attitude and cares about her events. Looking forward to the next one!
The Affinity Group Has the Right Touch
DeAnna McIntosh is truly a professional when it comes to putting together an event with just the RIGHT people in just the RIGHT venue. She coordinated a Brunch & Learn event at a new downtown Fort Lauderdale Bar and Grill that was IDEAL for the topic we wanted to discuss (Financial Literacy) with the target audience I wanted: Young, Professional Up-and-Coming Millennials! The atmosphere was appropriate. The conversation was on-point and we all walked away feeling good about the experience. The Affinity Group has the right touch! Thanks, DeAnna.
Beautiful Design & Merchandising
On behalf of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, we would like to thank you for your event design and planning of the 33rd Annual MS Gala Luncheon. This event could not have been a success without your hard work and dedication. You nailed it and the display in the Silent Auction area was just what we were looking for. You have definitely made a difference and enriched the lives of countless number of people. It was a pleasure to work with you and we would like to thank you for your commitment to eradicating MS and giving those who live with MS hope for the future.
Founder & Chief Global Strategist
DeAnna McIntosh is a driven, entrepreneurial, and creative brand strategist with a strong eye for design, and over 13 years of progressive experience in merchandising, marketing, and event management. DeAnna has launched numerous innovative products into retail and e-commerce platforms, with one of the most notable driving a $1 Million-dollar incremental sales increase. She has art directed print and television advertising campaigns both within the United States and abroad, and has worked alongside some of the fashion industry’s most notable photographers and stylists.
Passionate about elevating and innovating the retail experience at all stages of business development, DeAnna has shifted her focus to driving results for small and medium sized businesses. She equips them with the same strategies and processes that large businesses utilize, giving them a competitive edge and a resounding presence in a seemingly overcrowded market.
DeAnna is renowned for her collaborative and energetic work style and conducting business with integrity and transparency. She and her team will bring priceless insight, original and actionable ideas, brilliant branding, organizational effectiveness, and sales-driving strategies to your company from Day One.