Adele Stafford

VP Client Services

“When the next generation asks me what I was doing in the midst of our climate crisis, Higg is an answer I can stand squarely behind.”

As the Vice President of Client Services at Higg Co, Adele Stafford oversees the team responsible for customer excellence including Customer Success and Account Management. 

Adele brings twenty years of experience working at the nexus of design, technology and strategy to Higg Co. Most recently, Adele was the VP of Accounts for Blue State, a digital marketing and communications agency who partners with leading causes, companies and campaigns. Her client roster included Google, Monterey Bay Aquarium (Seafood Watch), UCSF, and Participant Media.

At Frog Design, Adele was a Director of Client Services, overseeing account growth and business strategy for key clients including Procter & Gamble, Hewlett Packard and General Electric. She also spent time working in a marketing strategy role for organizations like the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

Adele is a practicing studio artist and hand weaver whose work is deeply rooted in sustainable fiber agriculture. Over the past six years, this work has culminated in a project called Voices of Industry, a survey of the cultural and agricultural context that informs our domestic textile supply chain. 

Adele is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Art and Simmons College with a Master of Business Administration. 

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