About Richie Knight

Richie Knight is a driven entrepreneur who has spent years honing the art of marketing and management. His affinity for people helps him turn professional thinkers into spirited experts. Years of experience working with people, learning their businesses and celebrating their obsessions have turned a young ideator into a marketing guru.


In 2010, Richie co-founded HW Creative Marketing, a fully integrated inbound marketing agency with a concentrated passion for people and the dedication that drives their business. At the helm of the HW team, Richie brings years of marketing experience to businesses dedicated to sharing their carefully-crafted products and services with devoted customers. In past years, Richie coordinated the Success Summit in the heart of Downtown Athens, Georgia, an all-day event giving business leaders the opportunity to learn, connect and be inspired. Additionally, Richie announced his candidacy for Mayor of Athens-Clarke County in February 2017. Learn more about Richie at www.richieknight.com.

Past Community Work:

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
Athens Downtown Development Authority, Board Member
Cedar Shoals High School, Local School Governance Team
Athens Regional 1919 Society, Membership Chair
Envision Athens, Steering Committee Member
Extra Special People, Advocate Board Member
LEAD Athens, 2016 Graduate
Network for Southern Economic Mobility, Task Force Member
Rotary Club of Athens, Member
UGA New Media Institute, Advisory Board Member
United Way of Northeast Georgia, Executive Board Member