Brandie Freeman

Brandie Freeman

Marketing & Communications Manager

Brandie Freeman is a seasoned public relations and communications professional with more than 25 years of experience. As marketing and communications manager at Wholespire, Brandie leads all public relations strategies related to the organization’s strategic plan and focus areas.

She has gained considerable experience in strategic communications, media relations, digital marketing, public affairs and other areas of public relations. Brandie ensures the mission, vision and impact are communicated accurately with Wholespire chapters, partners, community coalitions, and various audiences. She is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies and tools that complement community health improvement efforts. She works closely with Wholespire staff to ensure the Wholespire strategic plan goals are being met through a public relations lens.

Before joining Wholespire, Brandie was the director of communications and education at the Home Builders Association of South Carolina, where she gained extensive experience in public affairs at the state level and managed the Certified Master Builders of South Carolina, an educational certification for association members. She also led professional development initiatives for home builders by collaborating with an education committee and the National Association of Home Builders.

She was also a media buyer at RESH Marketing Consultants, Inc., a full-service advertising, marketing, market and economic research and public relations firm. As a media buyer, she was responsible for developing and managing advertising budgets for clients and securing print, radio and television media buys in markets across the United States. She also produced and directed radio and television advertisements in South Carolina and Florida markets.

Brandie is a Public Relations Society of America and the South Carolina chapter member. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of South Carolina, where she studied television and radio production.