CARA MCARTHY HUTCHINS
FOUNDER & CEO

“I founded Communications, Ink to be a refuge from the rat race of traditional advertising agencies. From our clients’ perspective that means we ask the right questions to create truly unique materials no matter the size of the project.”

Cara is a right + left brain entrepreneur who builds brands by creating links between people and experiences. Seeing a need for a full-service agency startups and non-profits could afford, Cara founded Communications, Ink. Cara has an AB from Vassar College and an MBA from Babson College. Prior to founding Communications, Ink, Cara worked on the mortgage trading desk of Solomon Brothers, as Director of Investor Relations at Presidio Oil Company and as Advertising Manager at State Street Bank & Trust Company where she was responsible for all global advertising and market research.

As a multi-talented generalist, Cara works with a wide range of organizations, using her breadth of knowledge to develop integrated communications programs that help her clients succeed. She uses her creative mind to solve tomorrow’s problems. Her work as a marketing partner with her clients has earned numerous Hermes, Davey, Marcomm and Association of Graphic Communications awards.

In addition to her work at Communications, Ink, Cara is a passionate volunteer who has served on numerous boards and advisory committees including Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, The Women’s Fund of Essex County, Friends of Beverly Hospital, Pingree School, Montserrat College of Art, Vassar College and the deBeaumont Foundation.