Founder + President
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.
Travel / Summer / Sleep
Birds / Grocery shopping / Pumping gas
Rhiannon Hendrickson is the founder and president 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 people 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 organizations that are making an 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 showcase their success and the impact they’re making. Ultimately, Rhiannon believes in business as a force for good and is passionate about helping purpose-based companies 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 with a variety of clients in a multitude of sectors, including small business, non-profit, arts and entertainment, education, government, consumer products, and business-to-business service.
Rhiannon is a member of the Social Enterprise Alliance and Colorado Nonprofit Association. 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 was a member of the Mile High Business Alliance and the Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Rhiannon earned an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Technical Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Colorado State University.