Advisor | Arts & Culture
Co-founder of Culture Of Creativity (C8), an artist collective, media producer, and creative agency, Carl truly believes in the transformative power of creativity. He defines creativity not only as the wielding of a paintbrush, but as one’s resourcefulness towards experiencing holistic fulfillment: mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and financially. As an experienced filmmaker and videographer by trade, Carl has worked with clients large and small alike to share his passion, including the U.S. Small Business Adminstration, Epic Records, BET, and Grammy award-winning singer, Ne-Yo, with whom he toured. He is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan, where he studied film. Carl currently lives in his hometown of Detroit with his wife, Elena, and daughter, Cici.