Southern Growth Studio Expands Staff MEMPHIS, Tenn., (December 21, 2010)—Southern Growth Studio, a business growth consultancy, announced the hire of four new employees “We’re thrilled to be in a position to add staff to meet the growing needs of our clients,” says Michael Graber, Managing Partner of Southern Growth Studio. Lauren Mabon has been hired as an Account Manager. Mabon’s responsibilities include managing client relationships. Prior to joining Southern Growth Studio, Mabon was a marketing coordinator for Leadership Memphis and a Marketing Executive with Primacy Relocation. She has an MBA in executive leadership from Christian Brothers University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Austin Peay State University. Ben Prudhomme has joined the Studio as an Account Coordinator. He is a senior marketing management major at the University of Memphis. Prior to formally joining the Studio, Prudhomme worked as a new business intern. Brooke Graber has joined the Studio as New Business Manger. In her new role, Graber oversees new business development for the Studio. An artist at heart, Graber spent eight years as an independent painter. She has a fine art degree from the University of Memphis. Terry Griffin has been hired as an Art Director. He handles creative development for client campaigns and branding. Prior to joining the Studio, Griffin worked at Catherine’s Stores where he oversaw development of the company’s print marketing and ecommerce initiatives. He also has experience in the publishing world as a veteran of Memphisbased Towery Publishing. - MORE -

Page 2 of 2 About Southern Growth Studio The Southern Growth Studio, a Memphis, Tenn.– based growth consultancy, helps clients from a variety of industries translate market opportunities into tangible plans for growth. The Studio inspires and focuses clients, helping them innovate, gain market share, and align experiences with every user, audience, and customer. The Studio also has an office in Oxford, Miss. To learn more, visit
Contact: Michael Graber 662.236.8030


Lauren Mabon

Ben Prudhomme

Brooke Graber

Terry Griffin

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