Calling: To connect creative ideas to communication challenges.

Extracurriculars: Being a husband and father to my wife and two young boys; hiking; skiing; paddling… and newly into mountain biking.

Path: Born in Cooperstown, NY (the birthplace of baseball… and Vance), grew up in the Catskill Mountains, and attended college at RIT in Rochester, NY. Graduating with ASS in illustration and a BFA in Graphic Design. Worked for various firms/agencies in Boston for a decade before heading to Burlington, VT where I taught at Champlain (adjunct) and started a consulting business. From there, moved to Waitsfield, VT and worked in-house for Keurig Dr. Pepper before joining Guru.

AKA: Kiv, Viv