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Courtney Rhodes

2017 Speaker

COURTNEY RHODES is CEO of Brandista, and Urbanity Communications. With over 15 years of experience in corporate branding, marketing, and advertising, Rhodes has worked for some of the country’s largest media companies in traditional and digital media, including Clear Channel Communications now iHeart Media, CBS Television (Atlanta), and iHeart Media (for a second time) in media sales. Having worked extensively with top advertising agencies, PR firms, marketing directors, entertainment executives, sports franchises and business principals, she acquired a unique niche for identifying and accommodating brands’ need analysis. In 2011, after 13 years absorbing everything she could about marketing, advertising, and branding principles, she launched Urbanity Communications. Urbanity is a boutique- brand strategy, advertising, and marketing consulting firm. Urbanity Communications clients have/has included: Wade Ford (three dealer group/ largest AA Ford franchise), The Wade Ford Summer Concert Series (3-5 concerts annually), Steven R. Ewing-CEO Wade Ford; SpineCenterAtlanta-Savannah, Dr. James Chappuis- CEO & Sr. Orthopaedic Surgeon of SpineCenterAtlanta and Savannah; Westside Cultural Arts Center; Gray & Company, Gallery 88 Miami, Anthony Liggins- Owner & Artist Gallery 88;Twelve Music Group, Dina Marto-Owner & Operator 12 Music Studios; Buckhead Bottle Bar and Reggie Rouse- VP of Urban Programming CBS Radio and numerous others. @thebrandista