CHARLESTON, S.C., August 10, 2016 –The Brandon Agency, one of the largest independently owned advertising agencies in the Carolinas, has received accreditation as the only Certified Brand Strategist in South Carolina and one of only 27 Certified Brand Strategists in North America. The certification was earned through The Brand Establishment, the acknowledged authority in brand development.
“Becoming certified brand strategists is a critical step in our evolution,” said Scott Brandon, CEO of The Brandon Agency. “As a digitally-minded, fully integrated national firm, obsessed with generating results for our clients, everything starts with brand strategy and we wanted to be the best, most well-trained brand experts in the business.”
Since its founding in 2000, The Brand Establishment has been recognized as the leading brand building authority in the country, working with more than 300 brands, in both the profit and nonprofit categories. They perfected the first contemporary brand development process specifically designed for small- to mid-sized advertisers more than two decades ago; these tools and procedures have been utilized by companies in virtually every business sector.
The Brand Establishment’s mission is to clear up the decades-long misconceptions surrounding branding and brand development, provide answers, new tools and smart brand-building strategies to small and mid-sized marketers.
“The Brandon Agency has had a theme of growth in 2016,” added Brandon. “Growth for our clients, growth for our company and growth for our employees. We’re all excited and are looking forward to the future opportunities made possible by this accreditation.”
The Brandon Agency has been the driving force behind many well-known brands including Fish Hippie, CresCom Bank, Santee Cooper, HTC, Williams Knife Co., Brittain Resorts & Hotels and Beaufort, S.C., developing and delivering tangible results that positively impact business.