Think Rubix & Co. Acquires 3i Creative Communications, Expands Client Services, Expertise and Impact

Social impact agency Founder, Kenneth Worles Jr. joins as Principal as Think Rubix expands marketing, design capabilities, geographical footprint and storytelling prowess.

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2023 – Think Rubix, the Mid-south’s leading minority-owned social impact firm, today announced the acquisition of 3i Creative Communications, an award-winning marketing and design agency based in Memphis, TN. With the acquisition, Think Rubix becomes Think Rubix & Co., and 3i becomes a TR & Co. subsidiary.

In collaboration, TR & Co. will more comprehensively service both agencies’ clients with expanded services, capacity and expertise across all the board, especially TR’s storytelling work focused on purpose-driven marketing, branding, and narrative design.

“Kenneth Worles, Jr. is a formidable entrepreneur and marketing executive. His creative genius has been an integral part of TR's story since its inception. Today, we are proud to cement our work together for the betterment of our clients and partners, and in service to our team and our communities.” said Tristan Wilkerson, Founding Principal of TR & Co. “The acquisition is a win for everyone involved, as it will enable TR to expand its service offerings and its footprint, and help us continue to drive social innovation across sectors on our mission to inspire purpose-driven prosperity.”

This acquisition brings decades of experience together, including new leadership at TR & Co. 3i Founder and President, Kenneth Worles Jr. will join TR & Co. as a Principal, continuing to guide direction for the company and clients. And as part of TR & Co.’s growing commitment to storytelling, 3i’s Marketing Strategist, Kate Lollar will join TR & Co. as Director of Marketing and Communications.

"3i Creative Communications has a distinct focus on the ‘do-gooder’ space, and it made sense for us to integrate with Think Rubix," said Kenneth Worles Jr., founder of 3i Creative Communications and Principal at TR & Co. "The acquisition allows us to grow the company without having to sacrifice the quality of our work. We have more resources and more staff, all focused on bringing out the best in our clients.”

About Think Rubix & Co.

Think Rubix captures the elusive power of culture to help industry leaders practice social impact and innovation, and inspire purpose-driven prosperity. Founded in 2017, TR & Co. has offices in Washington, D.C., Memphis, TN, Johannesburg, SA, and Bentonville, AR.  Learn more at

About 3i Creative Communications

3i, a Think Rubix Company, is a social impact marketing agency helping do-good brands and organizations increase engagement, build strong community relationships, and magnify bold messages - so they can focus on what’s important: creating a better tomorrow. Learn more at

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