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Meet the team behind our Marketing Magic!
Prior to founding Drive Marketing LLC and Pull Brand Stories LLC, Meredith Allan worked for over a decade in TV and radio broadcasting in some of the top markets across the country. Her experience includes hosting, anchoring, reporting, and creating TV shows on NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC and CNN Headline News Local Edition. Meredith was eventually recruited to be the CEO of The Irmo Chamber of Commerce in Irmo, South Carolina, where she discovered her passion for helping businesses market their services. In 2012 Meredith decided to become an Entrepreneur and she took her media passion and turned her love for marketing into a consulting company called Drive Marketing. She also launched PULL Brand Stories, a video production company where she and business partner Bill Grant assist clients in telling their amazing stories. Merging her extensive experience and skills in TV broadcasting and marketing, she created the Meredith Show in response to her clients’ high demand to increase their marketing exposure with combined TV and web advertising.
A Columbia, South Carolina native, Rebecca Kneisley is passionate about discovering local haunts and celebrating the down-home roots of small businesses. She graduated Cum Laude from USC in 2012 with a B.A. in Public Relations, although her work experience thus far has mainly been in the closely-related field of Marketing. Throughout college she worked as a marketing intern for the South Carolina Department of Commerce, and, upon graduating, moved to Charleston for 2 years to work as a marketing intern, then Communications Coordinator for the Marketing Department of Kiawah Partners.During a brief stint home to Columbia, she met Meredith and joined The Meredith Show Team where she loves getting to hear the stories behind local businesses and showcasing them to their fullest potential. She now resides in Nashville, TN working in the advertising world and assisting The Meredith Show remotely!
Kathleen Agustin has lived in the Midlands area the majority of her life. She is honored to say that her father served in the military and she had the opportunity to travel and live in various places, but it ultimately brought her family to South Carolina and she is proud to call it home. She attended the University of South Carolina where she graduated Cum Laude from the business school with a degree in marketing in management. Her industry experience began when she interned for a company in NYC called the Business Development Institute where she had the opportunity to see top execs from Fortune 500 companies debate and discuss current marketing efforts and industry changes. Following that, she returned to SC and worked in media sales, then started her boutique marketing consultancy firm PAG Marketing. Passionate about working with local business owners on their advertising efforts, and showing them the great benefits of investing in marketing to grow their business–she was excited to bring her expertise to The Meredith Show as Director of Sales. She sincerely loves what she does, and appreciates the relationships she has built with her clients and reps.
RJ Foley enjoys bringing together the creative process with technical expertise. Early projects included designing and building robots, running lights, and mixing sound. Since then, he has added film, photography, and editing to his technical repertoire. The culmination of these endeavors has been his company Light Road Media, LLC, which has allowed him to work with various types of artists in the creation of original entertainment.