EJ was the founder of industrio*, an award-winning creative agency based in Minneapolis. When industrio* was acquired by Gage Marketing to bolster its creative profile, EJ assumed the role of Group Creative Director, overseeing the 3M Health, Microsoft, Time Warner and Yum Brands accounts. In 2011, EJ was brought on as VP Creative Director for SCHERMER to help shape the brands of General Mills, GN Resound and United Health Systems BCBS of Minnesota.
EJ’s creative vision and strategic thinking for 3M’s ESPE, Nexcare, Infection Prevention, Littman and Health Information Systems was widely recognized and awarded for its innovative approach.
In 2012, EJ brought his unique brand of creative leadership to Wunderman Minneapolis where he oversees local and global creative and implementation teams. He prides himself on infusing energy and passion into his team culture, client relationships and creative solutions.