I’m a graphic designer by trade, and a marketing Swiss Army Knife for your business.


Detail orientated, account minded, highly efficient, driven and collaborative creative with experience in television, print, experiential, digital, social, events and more.

Team builder, leader and creator with a graphic design degree from SCAD. 12 years of advertising agency experience on a variety of small and large brands. Nearly 2 years of working with a start-up in the craft spirits industry. Founder, creative director and owner of Marker 23.

Digitally savvy lifetime learner who loves this business.



Jun 2015 – Present

Marker 23

Founder + Creative Director

Chief organizer, creative visionary and captain of the ship. Bringing big agency experience together with start-up company know-how to deliver quality marketing solutions for brands large and small.

Apr 2016 – Mar 2017

Brass Ring Spirit Brands

Creative Director

Creative direction for Dark Corner Distillery, Hilton Head Distillery and their individual spirit brands.

Dec 2014 – Jun 2015

Erwin Penland

Associate Creative Director – Art

Creative direction and management for Verizon Local Engagements, B2B, Retail and Sponsorships.

Apr 2013 – Dec 2014

Erwin Penland

Creative Supervisor

Creative direction and management for L’eggs and Verizon Retail and Sponsorships.

Mar 2011 – Apr 2013

Erwin Penland

Senior Art Director

Lead art direction for L’eggs and Verizon Sponsorships, Retail and B2B.

Jul 2006 – Mar 2011

Erwin Penland

Art Director

Art direction for Verizon Sponsorships, Retail, Shopper Marketing and B2B, L’eggs, Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, Milliken, Bi-Lo, Firehouse Subs, Texas Steakhouse and Hands On Greenville.

Oct 2004 – Jul 2006

Erwin Penland

Associate Art Director

Art direction for Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, The Children’s Garden and Hands On Greenville.

Aug 2003 – Oct 2004

Erwin Penland

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design for Fatz Cafe, ScanSource, Advance America, Regent Medical, United Way, The Junior League of Greenville and Imagine Nation Children’s Museum.



Savannah College
of Art & Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Graphic Design

Cheerleading Team


Gold Pixie

L’eggs Lucky TV


Silver Addy

L’eggs Lucky TV

Motion Graphics

Silver Addy

Fatz Cafe

Holiday Tabletop Campaign

Gold Addy

Texas Steakhouse

Four Food Groups OOH

Phoenix Award
Best Idea of the Year

Erwin Penland

Round Table

Silver Addy

ScanSource, Inc.

Partner Services Brochure

Silver Addy


Client Escape Artist Sales Kit

Outstanding Newcomer

Erwin Penland

First Year

Silver Addy

United Way

Newspaper Ad

Top Ten


Portfolio Review Finalist