Mr. Vaughn is an innovative and experienced creative director committed to improving graphic design processes and delivering quality work that creates value for the company. Skilled at translating a client’s marketing strategy into effective visuals. Passionate about inspiring professional teams and mentoring designers.
He held the role of Assistant Creative Director, Food and Beverage Americas, Consumer Packaging at WestRock, a Fortune 200, global packaging and paper company for more than 20 years. When he began with WestRock (formerly RockTenn), Mr. Vaughn was Senior Designer, then promoted to Assistant Creative Director five years later. Prior, he was an Art Director for IKON Office Solutions, Creative Director at Color Genesis, and Creative Services Director at MSI International.
He is also the founder and president of his own fine art studio -Five72Studio. He has sold his art in galleries, coffee shops, restaurants, and at many local art festivals. He also operates a Facebook marketing and advertising business where he helps local businesses grow through lead generation.
He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and Illustration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Over his career, he has amassed 36 awards for his work.
He currently lives in the East Atlanta Village area of Atlanta, Georgia. Five72Studio, LLC is a Georgia corporation under which Mr. Vaughn runs his businesses.