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Agents of Progress.

SYLVAIN is a strategy and design consultancy that provokes progress for companies, people and society at large. We believe when commerce and culture unite, real progress is possible. Founded in 2010, wholly independent and a Certified B Corporation.

Services

Innovation

Strategy & Design

We imagine and bring to life new products and services that resolve human needs, harness cultural movements and leverage company assets.

  • User Insight & Needs
  • Pipeline & Portfolio Strategy
  • Ideation & Concepting
  • Product & Packaging Design
  • Experience & Service Design
  • Prototyping & Piloting

Brand

Strategy & Design

We identify and express the unique role brands can play in the lives of their audience and within culture at large.

  • Consumer & Cultural Insight
  • Brand Purpose & Positioning
  • Brand Architecture
  • Visual & Verbal Identity
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Activation Planning

Organizational

Strategy & Design

We unearth the purpose that sits at the heart of a company and transform organizations to realize new visions for the future.

  • Futurecasting
  • Corporate Vision & Purpose
  • Strategic Growth Planning
  • Process Design
  • Change Management & Socialization
  • Employee Training & Tools

Our Clients

Work

Team

Hard on the work, kind to each other. Invested in individuals, committed to collective intelligence. Play is work is play. If it sounds like you, please get in touch.

Alain Sylvain

CEO, Strategy

About Alain

Ilana Bondell

Director

NYC

Camille Drucker

Strategy

AMS

Cole Nielsen

Director

NYC

Julie Lubbers

Strategy

NYC

Les Jacobs

Team Manager

NYC

Katie Cowden

HR Director

NYC

Hannah Jegart

Program Manager

NYC

Marije Roodhof

Strategy

AMS

Fabian Castro

Strategy

NYC

Katie Sadow

Director

NYC

Joanne Bolens

Strategy

AMS

Dylan Fowler

Office Assistant

NYC

Nora Mestrich

Design

NYC

Alan Ho

Operations

NYC

Al Sylvain

COO

NYC

Meron Medhanie

Strategy

NYC

Zach Visotsky

Strategy

NYC

Steven Ebert

Strategy

NYC

Kennedy Whittington-Cooper

Strategy

NYC

Gretchen Devero

Director

AMS

Trevor Larry

Strategy

NYC

Ash Casper

Design

RVA

Joey Camire

MD, Principal

About Joey

Tony Vuong

Chief of Staff

NYC

Michael Ian Kaye

Chief Design Officer, Principal

About Michael

Sherry Rahmatian

MD

About Sherry

Alex Anderson

Strategy

RVA

Katie Driscoll

Director

RVA

Jenny Cavaioli

Strategy

NYC

Cristina Pansolini

Business Development

NYC

Marvin Morency

Operations

NYC

Eliza Hadjis

Strategy

RVA

Makena Drutman

Strategy

NYC

Jillian Rosen

Communications

NYC

Jess Vander

Strategy

NYC

Helen Li

Strategy

NYC

Chris Konya

MD, Principal

About Chris

Xahra Gilbert

Operations, Principal

NYC

Aaron Powers

MD

About Aaron

Muj Hameed

Strategy

AMS

David Volle

Program Manager

NYC

Ben Cheney

MD, Principal

About Ben

Osei Kwakye

Strategy

NYC

Caroline Odom

Strategy

RVA

Cristofer Almanzar

Operations

NYC

Merideth Bogard

MD, Principal

About Merideth
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