Anna Brakefield

Anna Brakefield

Anna Yeager Brakefield grew up quite literally in the middle of a cotton field.
Anna graduated from Auburn University in 2012 with a degree in graphic design. From there, Anna moved to New York City to work for KBS+P, a prestigious advertising firm. At KBS+P, Anna had the opportunity to work with clients such as BMW, Jay Z, and American Express. In 2014, Anna moved to Nashville, Tennessee, working for local clients such as Singer Sewing Machine and Nashville Ballet.

Anna has received multiple awards and acknowledgments from the advertising industry. In Nashville, her work received the Nashville Mosaic Award (2015) won GOLD in the Nashville ADDY awards, and received the Judges’ Choice for Diversity (2015). Her work on the campaign launch for Jay Z Gold took GOLD again in the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) Apex content award: Retail Category (2015). In 2014, her work was awarded GOLD for Digital Out of Home Awards: Location Based Retail Category and was on the short list in the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Mixx Awards. Anna was also honored in 2014 to be nominated by KBS+P for the prestigious BUSINESS INSIDERS TOP 30 UNDER 30 award.

In 2016, Anna transitioned her skills, passion, and experience to bring the farm home. She partnered with her father, Mark Yeager, to create Red Land Cotton - a one of a kind, farm-to-home textile company, that creates heirloom inspired bedding, bath, and loungewear made entirely from cotton grown on their family farm.

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Anna Brakefield joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how their farming family launched a new venture and continue to work together to make that expansion a success.
Anna Brakefield joins Jim Blasingame to report on how she and her father started a linens consumer business based on the cotton they grow on their family farm, by cutting out the middleman and keeping the middle profits.