Eric has more than 20 years of advertising and design experience creating successful marketing efforts for many fortune 500 companies. He has been a VP Creative Director in some of Chicago’s great shops, including Digitas and Townsend Agency (now part of Aspen Marketing)
At Digitas he was the creative lead behind the first agent web site for Allstate, still considered a benchmark in the industry. He also lead the creative work for Grainger, Bayliner, and Maxum Boats.
At Townsend, he lead creative efforts on accounts including Discover Card, Ameritech, Schwab, Heller Financial, Sears, Web Street, and Media One.
He worked for Smith Lask Associates on the launch of the first Discover Card and started his career at McKnight Design (Now McKnight Kurland Baccelli).
Eric is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a concentration in graphic design. He has won numerous creative awards throughout his career, including multiple CADM Tempos, DMA Echos and Mobius Awards. Eric is also a long-standing member of AIGA Chicago and participates in many other online business groups.
Eric is married with two children ages 10 and 12.