With two successful business start-ups
under her belt, Amy understands the challenges of creating and building a company.
Her passion is hearing her clients’ stories, then using them to help build
their success and make their goals a reality.
This is one of the key reasons why, since
2009, RTL Digital Media has been such a solid fit for the companies it serves:
Amy has lived all the ups and downs of the business world herself, and knows
what needs to be done next, no matter the situation.
Before starting a marketing communications
business, she built a solid reputation in the financial services industry. At
Transamerica Retirement Services, she increased sales by $100 million and was
number one in sales for two years. In
other positions at Transamerica and similar firms, she also generated stellar
In addition to RTL Digital Media, Amy
continues to exercise her financial skills. She owns multiple investment
properties and is an active investor in many different types of businesses. She
also gives back—through volunteer efforts with groups including the Georgia
Transplant Foundation and For The Kingdom, a group that offers camping
experience for inner city kids.
Amy holds a degree in finance from Kennesaw
State University. Clients are often delighted to discover that her keen
analytical mind is juxtaposed with an infectious (sometimes wicked) sense of
humor. She lives in a vibrant, never-quiet/never-dull household with her
husband Steve, their son Max, and, of course, lively dogs and cats.
Sherri Leaf Owens
Graphic Design & UX Design
Visuals That Make You Stand Out.
A highly creative problem solver, Sherri has become a key component within the RTL Digital Media Team. Sherri started her own design studio in 2009, and since then has designed for over 150 companies.
By listening to our clients’ ideas and interweaving her own creativity, Sherri has a unique skill set that lets her develop visual elements that make websites and other communications stand out, even in cluttered marketplaces. This provides a powerful competitive advantage, because viewers have stronger recall when website graphics are professional and distinctive.
A graduate of Flagler College, earning her B.A. in Graphic Design with a minor in Fine Art, Sherri has won numerous Addy Awards throughout her career, and her work shines brightly for organizations throughout the southern states and as far north as Michigan.
Senior Web Developer
Total Development Capability.
Justin has been developing websites since 2015. He is well-versed in Wordpress site development, and has specialized training in PHP, networks, security, and content creation tools including Photoshop and Illustrator. He also has experience with a number of online payment platforms.
Justin has built and managed websites internationally, for companies including Rank Defender, Raincather, Voxient, Vanson, and scores of others.
Justin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology.
Junior Website Developer
Junior Website Developer
Skilled Energy At Your Disposal.
Cris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, and then worked as a website editor. Over the years, Cris has developed his skills and is now a Junior Website Developer with RTL Digital Media. In his free time, Cris enjoys cycling and spending time with his family and friends.
Paid Media/SEO Manager
Making You Visible To The World.
Robert Louw has worked both the agency- and client-sides of Paid Media and Digital Marketing. He brings his experience developing and executing campaigns across Google/Bing search, social, and display platforms to RTL Digital Media clients.
Robert has Google Certification and specialized experience in:
Digital Paid Media Strategy
Paid Media Consulting
ROI Focused campaigns
Ecommerce marketing, Google Shopping
Next level retargeting
Google Ads set up and management
Amazon Seller & PPC Management
Website Strategy & Monetization
Conversion Rate Optimization
His experience working across different industries and integrated third-party SEM and big data platforms give him a well-rounded and holistic view of the paid media landscape.
Robert earned his degree in Marketing Management from the University of South Africa. He enjoys a good laugh, and appreciates the outdoors and good food.
Telling Stories That Build Your Bottom Line.
Longtime advertising/public relations writer Wayne Bowman has survived a woodstove avalanche, raced elevators, and helped companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 500 earn millions of dollars. If there’s a compelling story to be told about your organization (and there always is), he helps you find it and put it in the hands of the people who will respond.
In his 38-year career with advertising and public relations agencies, he has written for and provided communications counsel for more than 250 companies, including ARCO Chemical, Union Carbide, Mohawk Industries, MasterCraft Boats, Pennsylvania House Furniture, Methodist Medical Center, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and United Way.
A summa cum laude graduate of Western Carolina University with a B.A. in English, he has won more than 80 ADDY, Public Relations Society of America, and Society For Technical Communications Awards. He is a recipient of the American Advertising Federation’s National Silver Medal, and was inducted into American Advertising Federation-Knoxville Advertising Hall of Fame in 2010.
When not working, he plays guitar, walks in the woods, plays with grandchildren, and maintains an uneasy relationship with two “Godless killing machines”—what he calls the two rescue cats that live with him and his wife.
SEO Content Specialist
Precision, Targeted Messaging.
A professional writer and editor since 2010, Samantha’s work has been featured in well-known newspapers and magazines as well as on many high profile digital sites, including Living Magazine, Houston Chronicle, Cleveland Clinic’s HealthHub, and others. She has worked with RTL Digital Media since 2014.
She is a specialist in writing copy for Search Engine Optimization, along with journalistic story development, press releases, copywriting, ghost writing, and high-level blogging.
Samantha’s love of language, including Latin and Ancient Greek, gives her unique insight into the precise wording and style necessary to resonate with a particular reading audience.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting at the University of Texas at Dallas. In her leisure time, this wife and mother of 4, enjoys athletic competition, gardening, and studying French. À bientôt, mes amies!
Keeping RTL Organized And Growing.
Heather has been an integral part of the RTL Digital Media team for years, performing in various roles. In June of 2020, she became our Sales Coordinator, working with clients and prospects to develop new relationships and build upon existing ones.
Heather has degrees in Environmental Education and English. Her spare time is spent outdoors and with her family.
Bringing Ideas To Life
Kelley’s role at RTL Digital Media is animation creation and production, putting extra energy and life into our clients’ projects. She knows how to make animation fit strategically into an organization’s messaging.
Kelley’s experience also includes directing the creative and artistic vision for Geneologie, an online and catalog fashion resource. In three years, she was promoted four times, leading the in-house promotional marketing efforts. She built the vision, strategy and delivery teams that focus on Direct Mail pieces including catalogs, apparel, packaging, and design production.
Kelley previously served in a designer capacity assisting Americasmart, creating product displays, and was an intern with Denmark Ad Agency, where she created presentations, print graphics, and branding packages. She has received awards for her designs and invests her personal time with charities donating artistic help, graphics, and mentoring.