Karley Bessez

Marketing Director

Karley Bessez is the Marketing Director for R+B’s Aspen and Denver studios. Based in New York, and commuting to Colorado on a regular basis, Karley leads marketing strategy and communication efforts that supports R+B’s team of more than 40 professionals.

A business development, marketing and communications leader in the architecture and design industry, Karley is experienced in branding and communications tactics and brings a unique view to executing business development and initiating firm branding efforts. Her background in graphic design allows her to both direct and implement the design of marketing collateral and visual assets. Additionally, she understands the importance of storytelling in today’s busy media landscape and loves to collaborate with business leaders to build powerful narratives.

Before R+B, Karley was Marketing Director for Vocon, an architecture and interior design firm focusing on transformative built environments, with offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Cleveland. Prior to that, she was Marketing Manager for international architecture studio Woods Bagot. She attended Bucknell University, where she achieved a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French, and has also received a certificate in Graphic Design from Parsons School of Design.


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