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The Brandon Agency Acquires Chattanooga-Based KMT Creative Group


The Brandon Agency, the largest and most awarded privately-held integrated marketing communications firm in the Carolinas, continues to grow, announced today the acquisition of KMT Creative Group.

The Brandon Agency has been the driving force behind many well-known brands including Southern Tide, CresCom Bank, Santee Cooper, HTC, Williams Knife Co., Brittain Resort Management and Beaufort, SC, developing and delivering tangible results that positively impact business.

The South Carolina-based agency is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, with offices in Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Breckenridge, CO, Cleveland, OH, Sofia, Bulgaria and now Chattanooga, TN.

The KMT Creative Group is based in Chattanooga, TN, and specializes in brand development supported by traditional and new media solutions. The agency is a highly regarded and award-winning agency with experience in the healthcare, waste management, retail shopping centers, retail development, casual dining, destination marketing, outdoor apparel and equipment, and industrial markets.

“This is a great opportunity for The Brandon Agency to add some great clients to our roster and incredible creative firepower to our team,” Scott Brandon, CEO of The Brandon Agency, said. “Since we shared a common client, we’ve had the opportunity to work with the KMT team for several years and we’re confident that we share many of the same business values including our commitment to our clients. The addition of KMT’s creative expertise was a very important part of our motivation to move this deal forward, along with their proximity to Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham which significantly increases our reach regionally.”

“We’ve collaborated with The Brandon Agency on client efforts in the past, and are excited about this new chapter in our journey,” John Thompson, CEO of KMT Creative, said. “We’re looking forward to the combination of our two companies to offer our clients a broader base of services.”