About Us
We are Relationship Architects. Let us build for and with you.

We build relationships between a multitude of organizations and those that they serve. We take the concept of communication and evolve it into a method of building lasting, loyal relationships with companies and communities. We’ve worked with companies in industries such as non-profit, information technology, legal, real estate, construction, government, environmental, economic development, financial services, retail, insurance, manufacturing, hospitality & tourism, healthcare, education and transportation. CarterTodd has been named Technology Specialist by leading PR trade newsletter The Holmes Report and is a Resource Partner of SC Launch.  The SC Launch program is a collaboration among SCRA, Clemson University, the University of South Carolina, and the Medical University of SC to strengthen South Carolina’s emerging Knowledge Economy.

CarterTodd & Associates is a full service agency.  CarterTodd is also the Publisher of Columbia Home & Garden magazine.  We would like to thank all of our advertisers for supporting Columbia Home & Garden! When visiting these businesses, please mention that you saw their advertisement in our magazine.

We are Relationship Architects. We build relationships between a multitude of organizations and those that they serve. We take the concept of communication and evolve it into a method of building lasting, loyal relationships with companies and communities alike. Every press release, every advertisement, every campaign we implement, every aspect of what we do contributes to a higher goal: constructing a bond between your organization and its patrons. Whether you’re developing new relationships or stifling controversy, we put forth every effort to ensure your continued success.

Lorri-Ann Carter

As founder, president, and CEO of CarterTodd & Associates, Lorri-Ann Carter has over 20 years of experience in marketing strategy, public relations counsel, media and analyst relations, advertising, and internal and external communications for both non-profit and for-profit organizations. She has worked with companies ranging from information technology and professional services to non-profit and economic development.

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Matt Hudson

Creative Genius
and obviously web manager
A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Matt Hudson is the creative director for the agency. He oversees all website design, branding & advertising campaigns, and social media initiatives. Matt manages a team of web consultants, creative designers, writers, programmers, videographers, and online marketing professionals to develop the best integrated solution for our clients.

William Thrift

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, William Thrift has traveled extensively in the US and abroad. After serving many years as a corporate regional manager for a private business, his creative side has emerged. In addition to writing a novel and producing short fiction and non-fiction, his articles have been published in both local and national publications.

John Wrightenberry

As the photography director, John Wrightenberry is known for his unique blend of personality and talent. His manner of putting our clients at ease and his natural artistic ability is evident in every image he captures. His education and experience combine traditional photographic methods with fashion and photojournalism.