Jamey first thought he’d be an architect when he started college—until he took his first graphic design course. After attending Clemson University, Jamey received his BFA in design from East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design. Fast-forward 30-something years, he is a nationally recognized brand strategist and practitioner. For over 25 years, he was BOLTGROUP’s Brand Principal and headed up all brand strategy, design, and experience teams. He has led award-winning strategic brand development and design experience programs with world-class brands such as Kobalt Tools, Coca-Cola, Kraft, IZOD, Ryobi, David Donahue, Comfort Revolution, Petmate, Sterno CandleLamp, and FOX Rehabilitation, just to name a few. Jamey has been a featured speaker at national conferences and college campuses, a writer on the subject of brand strategy, design, and experience, and a featured blogger for Fast Company. Jamey has served on the Executive Advisory Board for the Charlotte Chapter of AIGA, and on the Advisory Board for CPCC Advertising + Design. In addition to numerous design awards, honors include being a Business Journal “40 Under 40” and Graphic Design USA’s People to Watch recipient. His current focus includes charting the growth and success of BOLTGROUP over the next 10-15 years and building the brand, something he’s very accustomed to for many, many clients around the world.