With roots in the agency, technology and design communities Andrew walks the line between the conceptual and tangible arenas. A designer by trade, he's spent most of his career actively listening in anticipation of thoughtfully and accurately representing his clients. When he's not pursuing Prime Eight initiatives he's an Innovation Executive at Salesforce Ignite and serves as a philanthropists/ambassador to Marwen.
In addition, Andrew has been invited to speak about industry trends at Gensler, IxDA, Northwestern University's High Tech Club and is a former board member of AIGA Chicago. He has been featured in Soho House's House Magazine, holds a BFA in Printmaking from Ohio University and an MFA in Digital Media from Rhode Island School of Design.
Whitney LaMora // Senior Director of Creator Representation
Whitney LaMora is a producer, curator, writer, performer & director and has been doing a little of all of it for the past decade in Chicago. She is a cofounder of the flexible event & community space, The Martin, located in Humboldt Park. Her passions lie in bringing together artists of all mediums and highlighting femme and underrepresented artists voices as often and as loudly as she can. When not knee deep in the next artistic project you can find her reading a book, likely with a Negroni and her cat, Brains.
Ella Pennington // Director of Social Media
Ella Pennington is an actress and film photographer originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. A Northwestern University graduate, she has found her artistic home in this sweet (cold) windy city.
DeYandré Thaxton // Director of Creator Representation
DeYandré is an event planner, fashion stylist, and writer with an eye for design and logistical prowess. She received a BA from Umass Amherst in a self-directed concentration, Arts & Entertainment Management. DeYandré's interdisciplinary path spans styling at Anthropologie, coordinating branding events for creative marketing firm COLLiDE, and adopting a design thinking toolkit from innovation firm gravitytank. An advocate for self-expression, DeYandré is exploring where fashion meets the moon phases and astrology through her project Style Phases. Her love for people, art and culture invites opportunities for connections unseen.
Lee Salisbury // Head of Brand
A leader in the brand & interactive design space, Lee strives to look for the thoughtful solution to all projects. He's had the opportunity to work with Billion dollar brands as clients down to passion projects for non-profits. He's most interested in solving complex problems by breaking them down in simple steps and collaborating with others. A connector and educator Lee's the first to help out others and does not like to refer to himself in the 3rd person. Lee is also the founder of the award winning digital agency UnitOneNine.