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Hunter & Bard

And knows how design and messaging can help you sell


“A dollar spent on word of mouth is worth ten times a dollar spent on advertising” – Jonah Berger

Hunter & Bard is a strategy, writing, and design agency with an expertise in sales enablement for long term sales of over $100k annually. If your sales team has account executives, a land and expand approach, and a bow-tie sales funnel – you want to talk to us. Our focus on behavioral design mixed with our work ethic and strategic acumen result in strong KPIs for our clients.

Thought leadership is the fastest way to build up a wide awareness of your product or service. We work with you to design the right engagement strategy that will bring long term growth. Our team can help you with influencer outreach, account based marketing campaigns, well-written strategic content, social media, and analyst relations to maximize outcomes.

Let’s chat about how we can help achieve your goals.

We understand the enterprise market and the sales process. If you're an enterprise that needs extra services or a mid-size startup looking to go up market, we can help you.
If you don’t have patience and want a ton of fake followers overnight with no real conversion – please move on. Hunter & Bard will not see you now.
Hunter & Bard sees how product, sales, partnerships and marketing are interconnected and need to work together to create a market leading brand - we will work with you to turn your company into an iconic leader.


People don’t just buy because of the product. They buy because they trust your product to be right for their needs. That trust is your brand value. Great brands lead markets.

We understand the importance of message and design, and we know how powerful a strong brand is. Our customers have had consistently good results from our branding and marketing strategy – proving it works. (Maybe because we’re good at it.) Plus, we love it.

We’re passionate about what we do, and we work with companies who feel the same.

Is your brand helping you sell?


Across a crowded room– your customers need to be able to find you and
have a reason to come back. Our team understands the digital
landscape and knows how to get your company remembered.


Shira Abel founded Hunter & Bard in May 2011 and serves as its CEO. Before Hunter & Bard, Shira was the Director of Marketing at Aniboom and doubled the revenues from its commercial YouTube channel by changing its methodology of engagement via social marketing.

Shira abel


Leda Necheva joined Hunter & Bard in September 2015 and is the Head of Branding and Design.

Leda has years of experience in design and it’s multiple aspects – from UI and UX design through brand and corporate identity to industrial design projects. She has worked with dozens of companies over the years, bringing clarity of purpose..

Leda Necheva


Ina Kyorova joined Hunter & Bard in July 2019 as a designer.

She holds a BA Degree in Graphic Design. During her studies, she worked for a variety of companies developing corporate identity, illustration and web design. Nowadays Ina is expanding her knowledge of design as part of the H&B family as well as doing a Master in Illustration and Graphic Technologies.

Ina Kyorova


Aisha specializes in all things thought leadership and content, especially with influencer outreach. She knows how to get peoples attention and engage them in a meaningful way. Her background in psychology, art and teaching provide her with a unique and creative perspective, which reflects through her work. She loves to write and create exciting content and is constantly looking to expand her knowledge and skills. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minor in Public Policy from University of California, Berkeley. Reading and writing are huge passions of Aisha’s, as well as painting and exploring nature with her pitbull Nala.

Aisha Arif

Head of Content

Anna is a strong believer in stories and the power of learning from those around us. She aims to make the world a better place with responsible, human-centered creation. She holds an degree in Media Studies and certificates in Human Centered Design, and Entrepreneurship & Tech from the University of California, Berkeley. Her background provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective with both strategic and creative thinking, along with a relentless drive to satisfy her never-ending curiosity. Anna is a serial connector, advocate for city light views, and on a lifetime search for the world’s best pasta.

Anna Ashai


Thomas started a DJ business in high school. At the same time, he would find his passion for rowing and become a Division 1 athlete at the University of California Berkeley. He won a Pac-12 Gold Medal as well as a National Silver in the sport. He graduated from Berkeley in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology. Thomas is an avid reader who enjoys books on business and philosophy and spends his weekends golfing with friends.

Thomas Johnston