We Grow Brands

About Us

We’re a strategically-driven creative boutique, specialising in Brand Communications. We tackle projects of varying scope daily, serving as whatever our clients need us to be. We’re young, attuned to the trends that are shaping and reshaping our industry, and we’re using that – and our extensive experience – to solution for brands we believe in.


Things we’re great at


Strategic Public Relations


Social Media Management


Creative Content Development


Event Curation


Influencer Relations


Talent Management

Our Team

Gugu Sithole

Founder aka The Foolish Wizard

With close to a decade of experience across promotions, television broadcasting, experiential marketing, and PR under her belt, Gugu’s talent for spreading the word has allowed her to steadily build a portfolio of high-profile brands including, Audi, JSE, SABC, PepsiCo, adidas, and Singita. She puts her broad skills to use daily, providing strategic thinking and access to a cultivated network of strong press and influencer relationships to Sprout clients.

Ronell Swartbooi

Account Director

Ronell is a passionate communicator and networker, always seeking to connect with like-minded individuals across industries. Africa’s rapid growth in technology is what has fueled her interest in communicating the innovation coming out of Africa. Having worked in global technology and local B2B technology communications for close to six years, Ronell's mission is to be one of Africa's top communications professionals.

India Stone

Account Manager

India has accumulated great experience in the entertainment, lifestyle, popular culture, and travel and tourism sectors. Over the last few years, she’s contributed to growing branded talk-ability for various South African and international brands, including Castle Lite (SAB), Jameson (Pernod Ricard), and Tropika (Clover). India is passionate about ensuring that her clients always receive complete dedication and enthusiasm towards developing their brand.

Tamlyn van Heerden

PR & Development Strategist

Tamlyn has worked in marketing and PR for just over six years, in sectors including e-commerce, non-profit, literature, fashion, and celebrity brand management. She has a proven ability to attain awareness in a creative, compelling way, that not only creates hype, but translates into business. Tamlyn is passionate about social responsibility and weaves this into her approach to brand strategies.

Who we’ve collaborated with

Let’s talk about you

You, your brand, and your needs. No matter which facet of your PR and marketing strategy you’re looking to boost, we can help.
So, why don’t you email us at info@wearesprout.co.za to set up a coffee date.