Phanalphie Rhue

Communications and Marketing Professional

Communications  |  Events  | Design  | Multi-Media
PR Week Feature 

me-nowRhue’s professional background includes many years in marketing and public relations as well as entertainment, always with an emphasis on strategic planning, internal and external communications; execution and evaluation and managing the dynamics of teams.  

Rhue has provided clients with a wide range of services, including Marketing/Communications, Event Planning, Social Media Marketing, Writing Services, Website Development, Digital Media, Graphic Services, Training and Talent Representation.

Rhue has provided communications, event planning, community engagement, design, writing and executive counsel services to a variety of organizations, major corporations and celebrities such as the Freddie Mac Foundation, American Red Cross, Nissan North America, DeBeers (Diamonds), Emmy Award winning co-host of The Talk on CBS television – Sheryl P. Underwood, The Balm In Gilead, Inc., Bennett College for Women, Guilford Technical Community College, Goodwill Industries, the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation, and  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority International Sorority.

Rhue’s assignments have taken her across the country and around the corner. As a powerful and inspiring motivational speaker, she is equally at ease communicating with one or 10,000, talking with dignitaries or elementary school students, and when appropriate, weaving beautiful melodies strategically throughout the fabric of her presentations, which speaks to her other loves – singing and songwriting.

Rhue has provided leadership for teams that have been responsible for the logistical planning, execution and public relations components of marketing initiatives and events all across country; and she is one of only a hand-full of event planners who have produced two Presidential Inaugural Balls, serving as the Lead Event Planner and Media Coordinator for the events. 

As a strategic marketing and communications professional, Rhue is devoted to creative and effective business and organizational solutions delivered with the highest level of customer service, responsiveness and results.

Rhue is …

  • creative, energetic, results oriented individual with years of experience in marketing, public relations and communications who has proven experience working with diverse stakeholder groups and teams of professionals.
  • strategic thinker with the ability to quickly see patterns and possibilities and has a proven track record in strategic public relations; event planning and execution; project and account management.
  • problem solver who executes and manages creative areas.
  • wise counselor who easily adapts to dynamic situations, bringing order and innovative solutions.
  • forever cheerleader at ease communicating with various stakeholder groups and cultures.
  • Founding Partner of Rhue Still, Inc.

PR Week Profile

Nissan Calls Rhue “Strategic and Detail Oriented” (PR Week Feature Story quote on Phanalphie Rhue)

According to Stephanie Valdez Streaty, senior manager of philanthropy and diversity communications at Nissan North America

…She [Rhue] has this combination of being very strategic and detail-oriented,” Streaty says. “She can oversee from a high level and make sure every detail and all the logistics fall into place.”

Another staple of Rhue’s philosophy is to always handle other people’s money as if it were her own. Streaty says that and her knack for getting projects done ahead of schedule are two qualities she and the people at Nissan really like.

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Nissan North America – Account Executive for National Diversity Initiatives
The Balm In Gilead, Inc. – Brand and Marketing Consultant on Health Initiatives
Sheryl P. Underwood – Entertainer & Co-Host of THE TALK on CBS –  Brand Marketing and Creative Services
National Educational Foundation – Scholarship and Education Website Development
DeBeers Botswana – Event Planner for DC Reception for Key Executive
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Event Coordinator for Town Hall Meetings on Healthcare Reform
The Freddie Mac Foundation – Event Coordinator for Dr. Maya Angelou Tour
American Red Cross – Event Lead for Leadership Summit after Katrina
B&C Associates – SVP Handling Healthcare, Automotive, Retail +
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina – Diversity Research Team Mbr.
Goodwill Industries – Dir. of Sales and Public Relations
North Carolina Central University – Media Training & Crisis Communications
Dudley Products Hair and Beauty Corporation – VP of PR & Beauty, Image & Brand Consultant
Bennett College for Women – Dir. of Public Relations, Women’s Issues & Education
Dudley Direct – VP & Member of Launch Leadership Team

Honors & Accolades

  • Profiled in PR Week USA
  • Telly Award winner for voice-over
  • Woman of Achievement-Greensboro Commission on the Status of Women
  • Woman of Achievement-African American Atelier
  • One of  “97 Women of Achievement” Power 97 Radio
  • Nationally published Photographer
  • Producer & On-air Talent for Radio and TV productions
  • Independent Recording Artist
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Former Cheerleading Camp Instructor


Working with Rhue provides peace of mind that projects will be handled with professionalism, creativity and excellence.  Rhue draws from a broad base of professional experience, having provided expertise to state, local and national organizations; healthcare & wellness focused non-profits; celebrity clientele; the corporate sector; colleges & universities; the private and non-profit sectors and the arts community.

Marketing & Communications
Event Planning & Coordination
Websites, Graphic Design & Creative Services
Social Media Management & Content Development
Creative & Writing Services
Feature-Length Writing
Book & Magazine Production Coordination
Public Speaking

Research & Analysis
Talent Representation & Marketing
Executive & Personal Brand Development
Celebrity Engagement
Speakers Bureau
Business Consulting
Crisis Communications & Crisis Management
Photographic Services

Rhue is winner of the prestigious Telly Award (the non-theatrical equivalent of the Oscar) for voice-over work; has produced and/or hosted numerous video productions and is an award winning singer/songwriter,  recording artist and photojournalist whose work has appeared in national publications.


Rhue is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and other leadership development programs, including Leadership Greensboro and the Center for Creative Leadership, and is a frequent speaker on topics relating to Communications, the Arts/Entertainment fields and Inspiration & Empowerment.