Carolyn Rodz, Partner, Marketing Strategist
Carolyn specializes in social branding and public relations, and remains at the forefront of new media and communications technology. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies positioning themselves for industry leadership. Past clients include Chase, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Transocean, and FMC Technologies, among others, and Carolyn’s work has been recognized by social media expert Guy Kawasaki, Business 2.0 magazine, Entrepreneur magazine and more. She approaches each project with a deep understanding of the quantitative metrics surrounding the client, as well as an eye for creativity and a fresh approach to communications.
Carolyn was awarded Count Me In’s Micro to Millions award in partnership with OPEN from American Express, and was selected as a Sam Walton Emerging Entrepreneur. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas A&M University, graduating with both University and Foundation Honors distinctions. She currently serves on the Texas A&M Mays College of Business Former Student Board, the Covenant House Guild Board, and on the board of directors for Writers in the Schools.
Ruth Ann Johnson, Partner, Creative Director
Ruth Ann has contributed to the growth of hundreds of brands, both in the private and public markets. She provides a unique approach to each project and ensures complete execution of all communication and branding needs. Ruth Ann’s understanding of design and branding grows along with her client experience. She’s worked with clients such as: Administaff, Alagasco, Burger King, Cheniere Energy, Consolidated Graphics, Cooper Industries, Devon Energy, El Paso Corporation, Energen Corporation, Nabors Industries, Plains All American Pipeline, Pride International, Ronald McDonald House, Southern Union Company, Susan G. Komen, The Dinerstein Companies, The Park People, The University of St.Thomas and YMCA of Greater Houston.
Ruth Ann holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic communications from the University of Houston, graduating Cum Laude. Ruth Ann is a grant recipient for the Sappi Ideas that Matter Grant. She is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, where she served on the board of the Houston Chapter as Programming Director. Her work consistently earns recognition from local and national competitions and publications, such as: HOW International Design Annual, AMA, BMA, Art Director’s Club of Houston, IABC and Rebrand 100.