Our Team

Thomas L. (Dusty) Rhodes, Jr.
Owner

Dusty has been inducted into the Jostens Hall of Fame and has been named National Salesman of the Year seven times.  Dusty has also served his community as a Deacon in his church, Chairman of the Clarendon County Development Board, Chairman of the Board of Clarendon Hall, as a volunteer firefighter and as a member of the Board at Charleston Southern University.  When he’s not riding his motorcycle or attending Clemson sporting events, you can find Dusty spending time with his family and grandchildren.  Dusty Rhodes was raised in the small town of Summerton, SC. After two years of college at The Citadel, Dusty answered the call of his country and joined the United States Army in the summer of 1967.  Dusty went on to serve in the Army for four years and was honorably discharged as a highly decorated military intelligence soldier in 1971.  When Dusty returned to Summerton, he worked in the family business, Rhodes Truck Stop. After two years as General Manager, Dusty decided to finish his degree and enrolled at The Baptist College of Charleston, where he graduated in 1975.  He began working for Jostens immediately, and since then Dusty has been inducted into the Jostens Hall of Fame and has been named National Salesman of the Year seven times.  Dusty has also served his community as a Deacon in his church, Chairman of the Clarendon County Development Board, Chairman of the Board of Clarendon Hall, as a volunteer firefighter and as a member of the Board at Charleston Southern University.  When he’s not riding his motorcycle up and down the East coast, you can find Dusty spending time with his family and grandchildren.  

Thomas L. Rhodes, III
President

As a high school student in Summerton, SC, Thomas served as Student Body President, Captain of the Football and Basketball team his senior year, as well as the State Student Government President.  Thomas attended Clemson University where he obtained a degree in Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship.  While at Clemson, Thomas was a Student Senator, an officer of Sigma Nu fraternity, the Student Alumni Council, the Inter-Fraternity Council and served as the Chairman of the Class of 2006 Senior Council.

Austin T. Rhodes
Vice President 

Austin was also raised in Summerton, SC. In high school, he served as Student Body President and Interim President his junior year, and was highly involved with organizations such as FCA and drama. Austin also served as varsity captain for both the basketball and football teams his junior and senior years. After high school, Austin followed the family tradition of attending Clemson University, where he earned a degree in Agricultural Education and Leadership. When RGS received the opportunity to expand their territory into Florida, Austin traveled south to grow the company’s vision.

Ginger Rhodes
Office Operations Manager

Ginger was raised on her family’s Bi-Centennial farm near Summerton, SC. Ginger attended Anderson College where she was a member of the 2nd Place, AIAW National Champion women’s basketball team and was involved in FCA and Student Government. Ginger received her AA Degree in Political Science, followed by her BA degree from Clemson University in Elementary Education and Special Education. Ginger has worked for RGS since 2004 after working in the school system for nearly two decades.

Jason Phelps
Sales Operations Manager

Jason spent most of his youth in Lancaster and Aiken Counties with his family, actively involved in his church, school and sports. After graduating from North Augusta High School, Jason attended Wofford College, where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. In 1998, Jason joined RGS as a Sales Associate. In 2013, Jason was promoted to Sales Operation Manager.

Bill Genovese
North Florida Sales Associate

Bill was born and raised in Palm Coast, FL. As a student at Flagler Palm Coast High School, he earned his varsity letter in baseball as a sophomore and served as team captain for his junior and senior years. From 1998-2000, Bill attended Daytona State College as a member of their baseball team. He graduated with an A.A. degree and was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his athletic and academic achievements. From there, Bill went on to receive his B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida.

Hayley Krantz
South Carolina Sales Associate

Hayley Krantz is a native of Andalusia, AL. She attended Andalusia High School where she was involved as Student Government Association officer, Class officer and majorette captain. She also enjoyed spending time within her church and volunteering throughout the community. After high school, Hayley attended Auburn University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. During her years at Auburn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority, Student Government Cabinet and worked in marketing for the Auburn IMG Sports Network. Hayley joined RGS in May of 2014.

Katharine Wilkerson
South Carolina Sales Associate

Katharine Wilkerson is a native of Rock Hill, SC. As a student at Northwestern High School, Katharine was a Teacher Cadet and was involved with numerous other organizations and activities. After high school, Katharine attended the University of South Carolina where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduation, Katharine worked in the mortgage industry and also has experience working as an Office Manager. Katharine joined RGS in July of 2016.