Fingerpaint Adds Industry Veteran to Corporate Marketing and Business Development Team

Danielle Bedard’s focus will be ensuring Fingerpaint offerings are cross-integrated for brand success.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Fingerpaint, a full-service health and wellness marketing agency with five offices across the country and over $80 million in revenue, has named industry veteran, Danielle Bedard, to the newly created role of director, corporate communications and business development. 

With two decades of experience in healthcare communications, Bedard brings a rare blend of industry experience, agency expertise, and operational and business development insight. Her career is marked by award-winning work, high-performing teams, long-term partnerships, and a history of significant year-over-year growth when at the helm of agency leadership.

“We are excited to bring Danielle to the team,” said Colleen Carter, head of corporate marketing and business development. “Danielle’s diverse experience, combined with her stellar record of development and growth, make her just what we need at this exciting point in our agency.”

With Fingerpaint’s growth over the past year, including the acquisition of market access and commercialization firm, 1798, a Fingerpaint company; the launch of its cell and gene therapy consultancy, Photo 51; and, most recently, the launch of its Shift Performance Center of Excellence, Bedard’s firsthand experience with the integration of capabilities and services across the evolving healthcare landscape will bring new opportunities to the agency and its clients.

Bedard joins Fingerpaint from Syneos Health, Inc., previously inVentiv Health/INC Research, where she was the managing director, client development and organic growth. In this role, she propelled client development and enhanced retention across a variety of agencies and strategic service offerings, including managed markets, advertising, and medical communications. She is a driver for excellence while also being a mentor to young industry professionals.

“What an exciting time to be joining Fingerpaint,” said Danielle. “The unwavering commitment to a people-first culture and philanthropy—while never ceasing to deliver rock-star work and executing a vision for growth—demonstrates empathy and business success can be one and the same.”

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About Fingerpaint:

Reset your expectations of a health and wellness agency. Independent by design, with integrated talent across five offices in New York, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, and California, Fingerpaint, built on a foundation of empathy, at its core is committed to creating and executing meaningful brand experiences that are never paint by number for healthcare providers, care partners, and patients.

In 2020, Fingerpaint acquired 1798, a market access and commercialization firm located in La Jolla, Calif., adding to its portfolio of services in support of biopharma customers. The agency also launched Photo 51, a cell and gene therapy consultancy. Fingerpaint was named 2019 Agency of the Year by Med Ad News, and in 2018, it won the Heart Award from Med Ad News for its commitment to philanthropy and social causes. Additionally, it has been on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies for the past eight years. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.