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Q: What is one thing you wish you knew how to do?

A: Travel internationally with only a carry-on suitcase. No matter how hard I try, I just haven’t been able to master the art of packing light.

Likes: Traveling / Summer / Sleeping

Dislikes: Birds / Grocery shopping / Pumping gas

Rhiannon Hendrickson

Founder + Senior PR Consultant

Rhiannon Hendrickson is the founder of Orapin Marketing + Public Relations and a seasoned communications professional with diverse skills in strategic public relations and marketing. She founded the company based on her personal desire to do work that she loves for purpose-driven brands and leaders who are doing work that matters. She has worked with for-profit and nonprofit organizations of all sizes to develop memorable and effective communications programs that generate awareness, engagement, and, ultimately, support for brands that are making a meaningful impact.

Rhiannon leads business development efforts and serves as director of account strategy and support. She is dedicated to serving each client in whatever way possible and helping them generate awareness about the work they’re doing leading to increased income and impact. Ultimately, Rhiannon believes in business as a force for good and is passionate about helping purpose-driven brands thrive.

Prior to founding Orapin, Rhiannon’s career path included serving as account director at Big Fish Marketing, working as a publicist at Starz Entertainment, and leading the communications efforts for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado. Rhiannon has worked within a variety of sectors, including small business, non-profit, arts and entertainment, education, government, consumer products, restaurants, retail, and B2B professional services.

Rhiannon is a member of SVP Denver where she offers pro-bono consulting to a handful of local nonprofits including Second Chance Center, The Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking, Denver Urban Scholars, and others. Additionally, she is/has been a member of B:CIVIC, Social Enterprise Alliance, Colorado Nonprofit Association, Mile High Business Alliance, and the Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She formerly served on the board of trustees for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Rocky Mountain Chapter and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado’s Young Professionals Advisory Council, and earned an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Technical Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Colorado State University.

She lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, with her husband, two young children, and dog.