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 worked with organizations within industries ranging from information technology to professional services, economic development and non-profit groups for over 15 years. She is also the Publisher of Columbia Home & Garden magazine. Carter is regularly quoted in national publications, and is a featured speaker for many local and regional public relations, marketing, and business development organizations.

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Matt Hudson

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

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. He has written a novel, currently produces short fiction and non-fiction articles, and is a contributing writer for Columbia Home & Garden magazine.

John Wrightenberry

Known for his unique blend of personality and talent, John Wrightenberry’s manner of putting his clients at ease and his natural artistic ability is evident in every image he captures. His education and experience combines traditional photographic methods with fashion and photojournalism. John is the photography director for Columbia Home & Garden magazine. You may visit John’s nationally award-winning studio at www.johnwrightenberryphotography.com.

Jennifer Carter

A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Master’s degree in English, Jennifer Carter has served as editor of several city magazines, taught college level English classes, and has been a South Carolina real estate broker in the Columbia area for over 25 years. Her love of homes, gardens, and literature has provided the guidance and inspiration for the high quality of Columbia Home & Garden magazine where she serves as Editor.

Jacqueline Lip

Staff Assistant

Rob Lambert

Advertising Consultant

Gerry Le

Staff Assistant

Allyson Seitzer

Graphic Designer

Cynthia South

Advertising Consultant

Ben Plyler

Special Events Coordinator & Advertising Consultant