Rhonda Serkes founded what is now BrandSites Marketing (formerly Serkes Marketing) in 2015. Earlier in her career, Rhonda worked as an art director at three notable Madison Avenue advertising agencies including Scali, McCabe, Sloves; Levine, Huntley, Schmidt, Plapler & Beaver; and Doremus.
During this period, account responsibilities included Chase, Club Med, Jockey, Perdue and Subaru. After relocating from NYC to Baltimore, Rhonda’s portfolio included Boeing, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Hardee’s, Klondike Ice Cream, McCormick Foods, SmithKline and T. Rowe Price.
Rhonda has won numerous national and regional Addy Awards from the American Advertising Federation and her work as been recognized by the Baltimore Ad Club, New Jersey Advertising Club, The Art Directors Club of Philadelphia and the Strathmore Paper
Company Graphics Gallery. Rhonda’s work has been cited in numerous publications, including “Design for Advertising” textbook.
Rhonda also has held marketing professorships at Temple University and Philadelphia University (now Jefferson University). She has appeared on CN8-TV’s Art Fennel Reports to discuss the latest trends in social media. She is a member of Beacon, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO).
Words to live by:
“If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it well enough yourself.” ~Albert Einstein
“To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is to swear off having ideas.” ~Leo Burnett, The Einstein of Advertising
“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” ~Steve Jobs