The Cairdea Clan

Cairdea is a full service design and marketing company –  created by long time friends and business partners Renée Rudeen and Patrick Kenney.

The Cairdea sales team focuses on promotional products and advertising specialties providing branded and logo-ed products to a wide variety of client’s. 

Our philosophy is simple… offer superior creative support,  a wide selection of leading products at competitive prices and  the highest quality customer service.

 “A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.”  – William Penn

Patrick Kenney

Owner, Creative Director, Sales

Patrick brings to Cairdea a solid tenure in graphic design, art direction, marketing and business development. His family is just grateful that his BFA from CCAC found a good use.

Likes: family, skiing, backpacking, good coffee, cold IPA

Dislikes: bad design, low res gifs, global warming, vampires

 Renée Tripp

Owner, Operations, Tech, Sales

Renée has 20+ years in account support, technology, finance, and business management. Never thought her degree in Developmental Psychology from S.F. State would lead to this.

Likes: Nathan, tattoos, dogs, bourbon, travel

Dislikes: smog, sales, cranky people

Cathy Leong

Promotional Marketing Consultant, Sales

With nearly three decades of sales, marketing and promotional expertise, Cathy’s Midwestern values assures superior customer service with attention to detail and a guarantee of satisfaction.

Likes: family, friends, pets, exercise, travel, giving back

Dislikes: bad manners, inconsiderate people

KC Cheung

Promotional Marketing Consultant, Sales

KC (Kevin) has over 10 years of industry experience and brings new energy to the Cairdea sales team. He has expertise in working with your budget (big or small) and extensive product knowledge that will be a home run for your promotional marketing needs.

Likes: his family, animals, eating, watching sports, helping others.

Dislikes: late people

Meghan Vilela

Account Manager, Customer Service Specialist

Meghan is the most recent addition to the Cairdea team. She comes with 5+ years of Customer Service and Account Management with a background in art and design.

Likes: cold California beaches, romance novels, costume design, fire flies

Dislikes: self-entitlement, laziness, slow walkers

Pam Tozer

Accounts Payable & Receivable

Our “all around Girl Friday” joined Cairdea in 2011 with a BA in accounting after more than 30 years in ne dining. Pam’s super powers include accounting puzzles and systems

Likes: steak, Marvel movies, & Oklahoma football (Boomer Sooner!)

Dislikes: noisy neighbors, incomplete information, scatter-brains