As Vice President of Strategy and Creative at Up&Up, Jami is continuing his lifelong mission to make marketing matter.
At age 26, he founded his first agency and quickly became recognized as a passionate business leader, talented creative director, and strategic advisor to clients such as BMW Manufacturing, Furman University, Ryobi Powertools, and Ritz Carlton Residences.
In 2010, Jami made the move to the client side where he led the digital strategy and worldwide marketing technology team for ScanSource, Inc., a Fortune 1000 speciality technology distributor.
Most recently, he was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at KeyMark, Inc., a value-added enterprise software reseller, where he built and led a marketing and sales department of 30 individuals.
In addition to brand development and digital strategy, Jami has become a valuable technology thought-leader for marketing teams looking to integrate their marketing, website, analytics, and CRM platforms for real-time insights into overall marketing and sales performance.
Jami is a native of #yeahTHATgreenville where he attended Mauldin High School and The Fine Arts Center. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Winthrop University. When not at the office, Jami can be found supporting his wife, Beth, in her triathlons (Ironman, Xterra); catching live music with his daughter, Emma; talking classic cars with his son, Noah; or hanging Christmas lights year-round with his OCD (Obsessive Christmas Disorder) son, Owen.