Angie is a life-long resident of Charleston, with grocery and the food and beverage industry in her bones.  A graduate of Newberry College with a degree in Art and Psychology, Angie’s energetic, get-it-done style is contagious, and has helped many local businesses find their way across social media, public relations, sponsorships, customer loyalty, promotions and events. Read More...

Angela Easterby-Smith, account director / PARTNER, COO

Across a thirty year career, John has developed successful marketing programs for leading companies and their brands across multiple industries. His work includes Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, AFLAC, Piggly Wiggly, Cheerwine, Minute Maid and Marriott.  He has a deep knowledge of the food and beverage industry, hospitality and health insurance - Read More...

JOHN PADGETT, marketing strategy / PARTNER, CEO

PHOTOGRAPHY: Boncek Images - Jonathan Boncek

EVENT PR: R. Henry PR - Hank Sforzini

EMAIL MARKETING: United Content, LLC - Michael Barnhart

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INDUSTRY partners

Andy Corbett started his career at The Creative Circus Ad School in Atlanta 12 years ago. He got his first job at Blue Sky Advertising where he worked on Moe’s Burritos, The Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Thrashers and Discovery Channel. He moved on to The Hauser Group where he worked on his favorite client to date – Cheerwine. Read More...


sarah padgett, social media manager

Post Office Box 13471 | Charleston, SC 29422


Sarah Padgett joined the team in February 2020. Raised and currently residing in Atlanta, GA, Sarah has also lived in Durham, NC - a short drive from Cheerwine country. Back in the day, Sarah participated in AmeriCorps NCCC, where she worked with several non-profit organizations including Habitat for Humanity in Texas, Rebuilding Together in New Orleans, and Hole in the Wall Summer Camp in upstate New York. Later she studied Anthropology at Georgia State University with a focus on gender and non-western art history. In her spare time Sarah is an interdisciplinary artist and a vintage clothing seller, with a passion for the DIY and social media interaction aspects of business. Sarah brings a fresh and enthusiastic approach with a special attention to detail, to our social media department.