The Brandon Agency welcomes Ryan Schaul and Christie Calhoon as account managers at its Myrtle Beach and Charleston, S.C., offices.

In their new positions, Schaul and Calhoon will be responsiblefor implementing strategy, creative and messaging on behalf of the agency’s clients. Theywill also serve as the day-to-day contact for clients, helping to execute campaigns and programs. Schaul will operate out of the agency’s Myrtle Beach office and Calhoon will be located in Charleston.

Schaul has more than a decade of advertising experience and most recently served as the senior account executive at Blakley + Company (Colorado Springs, Colo.) Prior to that, Schaul was the managing partner/director of client services at the boutique agency CUKJATI (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

He holds a bachelor of science degree in marketing from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and a master of science degree in marketing from University of Colorado at Denver.

Calhoon comes to The Brandon Agency with nine years of agency experience, with an emphasis on events and marketing. Most recently, she served as an account executive at Rawle Murdy (Charleston.) Previously, Calhoon served as the integrated marketing and event manager at Vitro Agency (Los Angeles.)

She holds a bachelor of science degree in retailing and consumer sciences, with a minor in business administration from the University of Arizona.

“Ryan and Christie’s marketing expertise and experience within a variety of fields will help us continue to provide quality account service to our clients,” said Scott Brandon, president and CEO of The Brandon Agency. “They are both valued new team members who will help position us as a marketing leader within the South.”

For more information about The Brandon Agency, call (843) 916-2000 or visit

About The Brandon Agency

Founded in 1959, The Brandon Agency is a full-service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the “Why We Buy” Consumer Research Panel, an ongoing, in-depth consumer study that predicts how buyers interact with communications to the buying cycle.

The Brandon Agency specializes in integrated marketing for categories such as banking, finance, healthcare, real estate and travel, and examples of clients include Glory Foods, Inc., Santee Cooper, Southern Tide, National Golf Management, CBL and Associates, and Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island and Sonesta Gwinnett Place. Following the recent acquisition of Benghiat Marketing & Communications, The Brandon Agency expanded its client roster to include brands such as A.J. Antunes, Athens Foods, DayMark Safety Systems, Flat Technologies (U.S.), Gendron, Inc., Eagle Group, Norman Noble, Inc., and NVISION/North American Corp.

A Certified Google Adwords Partner, and winner of the most Addy’s in its district, The Brandon Agency is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with offices in Charleston, S.C., Charlotte, N.C., and Cleveland, Ohio. For more information about the agency, call (843) 916-2000 or visit