Richard N Rhodes

Eye on the prize.

My Interest


I love spending every waking moment with my wife and kids. They keep me focused, grounded and inspired. They’re all of my reasons. I LOVE THEM DEARLY.


What kind of thinking leads to breakthrough ideas? At RNR, we use a process of illumination—making things clear; connecting the dots. For us it’s about getting the big picture, the complete story.

think | RNR is this paradigm at work. It is an evolutionary process that illuminates the collaborative nature of the journey that leads to an original, effective solution. think | RNR is a state of mind.

think | RNR a catalyst for change. It works by elevating our clients’ ideas and generating value through targeted partnerships that bring the added knowledge they need to solve their particular problem. At RNR we’ve built our reputation by asking the deep and tough questions to get to the essence, or the “why,” for individuals, businesses, organizations, products, processes and brands.

Our typical client is anything but typical. They shy away from the status quo and constantly ask: “Is there a better way?” They know there is always a different approach to success and are willing to join us on the journey to find theirs. Their drive to succeed is fueled by excellence and nurtured by their natural curiosity. think | RNR


From the very beginning, I have been just as involved in working with and in our local communities as we have been creating unique brand and communications campaigns. This is still true today.

I have developed a wealth of experience in creating and working with nonprofit organizations that serve communities (particularly those of color), as well as handling complex public affair initiatives that advocate on behalf of the underserved communities. I have dealt with nuances of issues that include community violence, mentoring programs, faith-based and disparity.

The Crisis Center exists to end domestic violence through advocacy, education, and prevention; while helping communities live free of violence.


I’ve had a life-long interest in film. I’ve even written a couple of screenplays and tried to get them optioned. As I continue to dabble in the form, I do so now mainly as a board member of The Denver Film Society where I help develop opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative thought-provoking experiences.


I’m also a budding screenwriter:-)

Community Service:

• Board Member of the Denver Film Society (Current)

• Mentoring Young and Talented Entrepreneurs (Current)

• Marketing Committee Advisor for the Mountain Region Black Economic Summit (Current)

• Board Member of the Crisis Center (Current)

• Board Member of the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce (Past)

• Marketing Committee Member for Metro Volunteers (Past)

• Marketing Committee Member Greater Denver Cares (Past)

• Co-Chair of the Chamber Connect Alumni Association (Past)

• Precinct Committee Member, SD33, House District 7 (Past)

• Co-Founder, The Black Consortium (Past)