williamHerodWILLIAM HEROD: Honcho and Wielder of the Creative Sword

With nearly 25 years in design and strategic marketing, William’s breadth of experience includes creative direction, design direction, brand strategy and identity, mobile, web and user experience, retail packaging, environmental design, and nonprofit fundraising. He has held senior director level design positions at various advertising and branding firms and start-ups throughout his career, and his work has won numerous awards in the field of design.

William studied fine art at The University of Akron, and Graphic Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Seattle Central Creative Academy.

When the flaming sword is sheathed, William enjoys spending time with his family. He can also be found on stages throughout the Northeast Ohio, shredding on his guitar with amplifiers cranked to 11 in his rock band, Gunstone.

Karen Herod: Admin Extraordinaire

Karen not only has a closet full of shoes, but wears a showroom of hats. Office Administrator, Photographer, Proofreader and Reality Checker. Good old-fashioned customer service and honest work ethic are the driving forces underneath all those hats. Karen’s professional experience spans 20 years in the areas of details, customer service and office administration. Now taking up creative arms with her husband, she is here to serve you with her “can-do” spirit.