Our Story

For more than 30 years, CRI has been focused on delivering turnkey sustainability and investor communications for many of America’s most respected organizations. Our capabilities encompass concept development, graphic design, copywriting, interactive development, account and project management, and coordination of photography and video production. Headquartered in Atlanta, CRI is a privately held S corporation and is a certified women-owned business enterprise.

Brooke Graydon

President

Brooke leads CRI and has a passion for developing long-term relationships that deliver enduring value to clients. During her more than 20-year career at CRI, Brooke has developed strategies and implemented investor and sustainability reports for partners such as GM, Coca-Cola Enterprises, UPS, Newell Brands, Smucker, Campbell, Darden Restaurants, Mohawk Industries, Waste Management and Hilton. Accessible, hands-on and client-focused, Brooke leverages her extensive experience to direct financial and CSR communications solutions that inform and influence internal and external stakeholders. Brooke is active in numerous investor and CSR industry organizations, holds degrees in accounting and management from Texas A&M University and Jacksonville State University, and is GRI G4 certified.


Josh Dempsey

Executive Vice President

Intent on exceeding customer expectations, Josh's strategic planning and client service expertise has benefited some of America's most prestigious organizations, including Walmart, Caterpillar, Clorox, MassMutual, Entergy, CF Industries, the Consumer Technology Association, Norfolk Southern, Synchrony and Unum. Josh began his CRI career nearly 20 years ago and takes pride both in award-winning work and solid client relationships, some of which extend for a decade or more. A sports fanatic and father of three boys, Josh began his career as a consultant in the financial services industry. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, a registered representative with the New York Stock Exchange and is GRI G4 certified.

We offer a full range of capabilities.

Strategy & Content

  • Research
  • Benchmarking
  • Materiality
  • GRI Strategy & Execution
  • Message Development
  • Content Architecture
  • Copywriting

Design & Production

  • Graphic Design
  • Infographic Development
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Mobile App Development
  • Print Management & Coordination
  • Photography Supervision & Art Direction
  • Video Production

We produce award-winning work.

While projects for our clients have garnered hundreds of communication awards over the past 30 years, we’re only as good as our latest work.  Here’s a sampling of achievements in recent years.

270 Awards Won
Since 2010 Spanning both financial
and sustainability
communications competitions
5 Top Ten SR Reports
Asia & Americas Region 2015 Vision Awards
Presented by the League of
American Communicators
9 of the Top 60 U.S.
Annual Reports 2015 Vision Awards
Presented by the League of
American Communicators
13 Medals in
4 Categories 2015 ARC
International Awards
Presented by MerComm, Inc.

We work with great companies.

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