Robin Chandley

Agency Owner

After rolling up her sleeves in outside sales for such major media companies as Cox, iHeart, Cumulus, Fox and several regional agencies, Robin Chandley harnessed all she learned and in 2001 formed Chandley Communications, Inc. Experience is a profound teacher, showing Robin what it takes to ensure ultimate client satisfaction and today she continues to apply her expertise in order to provide a level of personal service not often found with most agencies. As the company lead, Robin directs her highly experienced staff through the planning, development, negotiation, creation and analyzation of client campaigns in order to achieve nothing less than outstanding results. With an extensive background of more than 25 years in marketing and advertising, working with clients from AT&T, Cellular One, BellSouth, Toyota, Ford, Honda, Armstrong State University, Georgia Southern University and many others, Robin has the knowledge, professionalism, and fortitude to expertly handle all state agency needs. In addition to holding a BA in communications from Jacksonville University in Florida and an internationally recognized Digital Marketing certification from the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland, Robin is proud to be at the helm of a successful woman-owned business for 20+ years…and counting.

Ginger McSwain

Operations Lead

Ginger McSwain became part of the Chandley Communications team in May of 2017 as our Business Manager. Prior to joining Chandley, Ginger worked for AT&T where, among her many duties, she served with the Government Contracting division as the post-award administrator for several long-term Air Force contracts. During her time with the company, her problem-solving skills were often recognized as she diligently worked to amend contracts as necessary to ensure equitable recompense for ongoing installations provided across the bases. Her most rewarding position was her time spent in Human Resources for the Southern Region Marketing Vice President. While there, she managed staffing and leadership development programs and her genuine concern for people and fairness to all rated her not only top performance reviews but genuine respect among her peers. Ginger also co-founded a nationally recognized non-profit organization with her husband over 20 years ago where she wears a multitude of hats for the ultimate benefit of those they serve. Now with Chandley, Ginger has developed the infrastructure needed for our team to more seamlessly support one another, our clients to stay on budget, and Vendors to receive prompt payments. Serving with excellence and accuracy are some of her core values while perfecting and improving systems is her mantra. Let’s just say, we would all benefit from having someone like Ginger on our team!

Stephanie-Anne Van Zyl

Creative Operations/Social Media Manager/Video Editor

You know those videos that catch your eye as you’re scrolling through social media? That’s Stephanie’s specialty. Stephanie-Anne Van Zyl holds a B.S. in Film & Digital Media from the University of North Georgia with a concentration in production. Originally from South Africa, Stephanie now calls Atlanta, GA home and has been a part of the Chandley Communications team since 2019. In college and as a production professional, Stephanie has edited promotional short-form social media and television videos for a variety of clients including Georgia Southern University and Arlington Toyota as well as the Gainesville Theater Alliance’s production of Songs for a New World. Her attention to detail as an editor, with a keen ear for music and sound effects and a precise eye for visual cues, ensures a stunning product created to gain attention and be remembered. In addition to her production skills, Stephanie also assists with event coordination, analyzes monthly advertising reports, and ensures creative deadlines are always met.

Heather Grant

Creative Director

After serving as senior copywriter and creative director for a regional advertising agency for nearly 10 years, Heather Grant joined Chandley, Inc. as Creative Director in 2008. A summa cum laude graduate of The University of Georgia, Heather thrives on developing creative copywriting, concepts, campaigns and clever communication for a variety of clients including Gulfstream Aerospace, NYU, McGraw Hill, Savannah Economic Development Authority, Georgia Southern University, the CVB’s of Savannah, GA, Dunwoody, GA, and Amelia Island, FL, Zerorez, and Trailer Bridge among others, as well as having been published in several regional magazines. Heather aligns the goals of each client’s campaign with creative that drives consumer engagement across all mediums – print, brochure, web, television, radio, direct mail, outdoor, newsletters, long-form videos, explainer videos, and beyond. Throughout her career, Heather has been recognized for her work with multiple ADDYs, Silver Microphone awards, and Graphic Design USA awards.

Abbi C. Gravino

Design Lead

Need a digital design? No problem! A captivating print-ad campaign? Absolutely! A brochure? Website? Email campaign? Logo? Yes, yes and yes! And the list goes on! Abbi C. Gravino graduated in 2005 from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. Since then, she has been creatively designing for a range of clients across all mediums including the Savannah Area Chamber and CVB, Savannah Economic Development Authority, World Trade Center Savannah, WAB+ Partners, Cotton Sail Hotel, Georgia Southern University, Amelia Island Florida and many others. What makes Abbi such an asset to the Chandley Communications team and its clients is not only is she incredibly creative, she’s also acutely business minded. She understands deadlines and exceeds them. She thinks through every nuance to eliminate potential challenges. She’s as down-to-earth and logical as she is insanely inventive. And on top of it all, she’s just a genuinely nice person and pleasure to work with. We can’t wait to show you what she can do.

Amy Udoff

Media Buyer and Strategist

How important is media buying? Think of it this way, if you have a top-of-the-line sports car but no gas in the tank, how far are you really going to get? Media buying is the same. Exceptional creative is crucial, but it has to have the right fuel to ensure your message goes the distance with your audience. Amy Udoff is ready to make the most of every mile of your media buy. A graduate of Cornell University, Amy’s career began in 1980 as a media planner with the firm Cunningham & Walsh in New York. Over the next decade, she would hone her skills working for such clients as General Foods Corporation, Delta Airlines, Dixie Crystals Sugar, NAPA Auto Parts, and McDonald’s (25 co-ops). In 1999 as the president/ owner of The Media Package in Ponte Vedra, FL, she directed the planning and buying for such clients as Atlanta Motor Speedway, Emory Healthcare, Georgia Southern University, Home Depot Pro, and United Way among others. As the media buyer for Chandley Communications, Amy is an expert at translating marketing goals into an effective and efficient media plan, always keeping a close eye on budget management and added value opportunities to maximize every dollar. From digital to television, radio to outdoor – every conceivable medium – Amy leverages her experience for the ultimate gain of every Chandley client.

Akash Ramlogan

Video Lead

The only thing more captivating than his island accent is his exceptional video work. Born in Trinidad, Akash Ramlogan has been developing videos, graphics, branding packages, marketing solutions and promotional content state-side for more than 20 years. He holds a Digital Animation certificate from Centennial College in Canada, an Associate of Science Degree in Technical Graphics Technology from Purdue University and two degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design – a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Art and a Master of Arts in Computer Art. After working for the ABC and FOX affiliates in Savannah, GA for 12 years, gaining valuable creative and customer-centric skills as the head of creative services for commercial production, Akash struck out on his own and along the way became an integral part of the Chandley Communications team serving as Video Lead. The attention to detail with which Akash approaches his work is second to none in the industry. He elevates every project that comes his way, generating high-quality motion media and visual effects sequences that elevate brand identity and increase visual impact for an unforgettable combination. From original animations to motion graphics, sound mixing and editing to on-location direction, Akash’s work is always a thing of beauty.

Michael Wise

SEO/SEM Director

Michael is a Technology and Marketing enthusiast with 20 years experience in automotive, e-commerce, retail, medical, and media industries. He holds a BA from The Citadel and an MBA from the University of Georgia. After working for Cox, Autotrader.com, and AJC.com Michael moved back to his hometown of Charleston SC to work on his own. His Expertise includes SEO, SEM, A to Z site development, user experience testing, and a wide range of marketing technologies.