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Meet your team.

Relationships are everything to us. When you partner with Rhodes Branding, you’re partnering with living, breathing humans that you’ll know by name. We’re not another application you have to manage or another login on your never-ending list of accounts. Think of us as a colleague, working right alongside you.

Michael specializes in designing solutions with a strong visual impact to advance people and brands. He joined the Rhodes Branding team in December of 2019 to guide the development of creative materials from ideation to production.

Michael Belton

Associate Creative Director

Lindsey Burkhart Rhodes Branding

With a background in management, design, accounts receivable and payable, and HR, Lindsey helps keep everything running smoothly here at Rhodes Branding.

Lindsey Burkhart

Administrative Manager

Gabby Dionisio

With a background in journalism and education, Gabby works with the creative team to ensure each client's brand and identity seamlessly comes alive.

Gabby Dionisio

Research & Insights Specialist

John Loveday Rhodes Branding

A high-energy leader with an extensive background in education, John works directly with our clients to help them innovate and grow in critical areas, which allows them to serve their students and the communities at the highest level possible.

John Loveday

Vice President of Innovation & Growth

Charnita is responsible for working with clients on a wide array branding initiatives and ensuring our partners have a top-notch experience when working with Rhodes Branding.

Charnita Mack

Client Success Manager

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Lindy is responsible for working with clients on a wide array branding initiatives and ensuring our partners have a top-notch experience when working with Rhodes Branding.

Lindy Matthews

Client Success Manager

Austin Rhodes is the president and co-founder of Rhodes Branding.

Austin’s vision of creating powerful brand experiences led him to found Rhodes Branding in 2019 with his brother, Thomas.

Austin Rhodes

President, Co-Founder

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Ben specializes in telling a brand's story with creative visuals and audio to amplify the vision and mission of each organization. He strives to bring a human element into each project so customers can connect and relate to what they're seeing and hearing.

Ben Rutkowski


Jennifer Tausch is the Vice President of Creative at Rhodes Branding

Jennifer is a highly accomplished branding visionary and creative director with an extensive track record of success delivering the leadership, strategies, and creative insights to propel brands to new levels of performance.

Jennifer Tausch

Vice President of Creative

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Dan oversees operations for Rhodes Branding. In the day-to-day, he leads account management and a variety of strategic projects for clients to help them deliver measurable results that directly impact their success.

Dan Wyar

Vice President of Operations

Soda City

Rhodes Branding HQ is located in the heart of Columbia, S.C., on Millwood Avenue, just a hop, skip, and a jump from downtown. Home to one of the nation’s top universities, Columbia is a place that is growing rapidly every year. The city is friendly, walkable, and full of places to eat and play and gather with friends and family. The capital of South Carolina and home to Congaree National Park, Columbia was recently ranked #4 nationally in a list of U.S. cities millennials are moving to. Long story short: we love it here.