branding logo
Photo of Kejal Macdonald

Kejal Macdonald

Kejal's love affair with branding began at a very early age, when she wallpapered her bedroom in "Got Milk?" print ads. Since then, she has built a career out of nurturing meaningful brand connections and studying what makes people tick. A hardwired optimist with a double dose of empathy, she approaches everything she does with relentless enthusiasm.   


A proud Indiana native, Kejal holds a Bachelor's degree in Advertising from Purdue University. She has spent the past 9 years in Los Angeles, working with iconic brands such as Toyota, Harley-Davidson, Anheuser-Busch, Kellogg's, and TOMS Shoes.   


Kejal recently moved to Manhattan, with her husband and two cats, to attend SVA. In her scant free time she can be found hunting for vintage leather bags, watching cat videos online, and exploring her new city. 

The curriculum for The Masters in Branding Program allows students to create frameworks to guide brand, design and business development, critically evaluate brand, business, marketing and design strategies and Master the intellectual link between leadership and creativity. Learn more...


Come check out the branding studio. Make an appointment...

Debbie Millman
Chair, Co-founder


Emily Weiland

Director of Operations, Graduate Advisor


Steven Heller
Co-founder, Faculty Advisor