Interaction fosters inspiration. Inspiration drives creativity. Join your fellow creatives on November 16 for AAF Lexington’s Interactive Social 4. And also to enjoy good food and drinks! This year’s guest speakers will include David Kohler, Matthew Manos and Salvador Sanchez. Be sure to RSVP on our Facebook event page.
November 16, 2017
9am – 2pm
at The Livery
David Kohler, Creative Director at OTTO. Has worked everywhere from the world of entertainment to wall street. He began his career working in the music industry, later expanding into entertainment and hospitality. As the founding member of the AdamsMorioka NY office, he helped to combine his knowledge of business strategy with unique creative solutions.
David has written, directed and produced communications programs for clients such as BMG, Duracell, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Kodak, Starwood Hotels, TimeWarner, Universal Studios and Viacom. He has won many awards, from such organizations as AIGA, American Corporate Identity, American Graphic Design, Black Book, Communication Arts Interactive, Potlatch, Sappi, Step Interactive, Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, Peabody and most recently, he won an ADDY. His work has been exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. He has not won the D&AD and is ticked off about it.
David likes jazz, BBQ and the smell of used record stores.
Matthew is the Founder and Managing Director of verynice, a design strategy consultancy that gives half of its work away for free to nonprofit organizations. verynice’s clientele includes Google, UNICEF, NASA, and the American Heart Association. Called “crazy or genius” by Forbes Magazine, and named one of seven millennials changing the world by The Huffington Post, Matthew’s pioneering work in the field of social enterprise has inspired thousands of practitioners to engage in socially and environmentally responsible business.
Salvador Sanchez owns A Cup of Common Wealth, Chocolate Holler and Magic Beans Coffee Roasters. He serves on the Board of Directors for Blue Grass Community Foundation, Steering Committee for Blue Grass Community Foundation 365, Steering Committee for Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce’s Emerge Conference, Advisory Board for Downtown Lexington’s Management District and Budget Committee for Seedleaf.
Prior to opening A Cup of Common Wealth, Sanchez has held key senior positions for several companies in Michigan, Colorado and Texas, where he was responsible for operations, marketing, merchandising, purchasing, new stores, training, human resources, finance and strategic initiatives of up to 150 stores.
Sanchez holds a bachelors degree in Creative Writing, Business Management and Spanish from Western Michigan University.
- November 15, 2017