About Us


Depot Hill Media (DHM) is headquartered in Bluffton, SC and operates an array of radio, real estate and land management services in the heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry. We are a privately held corporation chartered out of the State of South Carolina with operating rights in New York as well. Our company was founded in 2007 by the late Mr Leonard Eisen & Mr Matthew Garnes and successfully launched North America’s largest subscription based, internet radio service. 2008 and 2009 saw tremendous growth in our Internet Radio business and paid subscriptions exceeded 10,000. Our real estate arm, “Bluffton Homes 4 Rent” was launched in 2015 and was overseen by Carissa Garnes. Carissa assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer and led the company during several additional real property acquisitions. Today our commitment is to provide an unparalleled level of quality in both our Real Estate / Land Management division as well as providing “Quality Broadcasting, Every Time You Tune In” to one of our radio stations.

About our Leadership

Carissa Garnes – Chief Financial Officer

Carissa graduated from Deptford High School (Deptford, NJ) in 2008 and continued on to graduate from Rutgers University in 2011 with B.S. in Accounting. Carissa worked as a public auditor before relocating to South Carolina in 2012 and spent several years working in the public sector before beginning with the Depot Hill Media Group. Carissa’s knowledge with finance and organizational management has been key to our sucsess.

Matthew Garnes – Chief Executive Officer

Matthew started Depot Hill Media with grandfather Leonard Eisen in upstate New York on April 10, 2007. He continued to work on the project after school and extensively during summer vacations throughout his high school years. Matthew graduated from Arlington High School (Lagrange, NY) in 2010 and he served his community in New York as a volunteer firefighter reaching the rank of Lieutenant in 2012. In 2013 he relocated to South Carolina and began working in the public sector and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Depot Hill Media.