Eric Elliott is a highly successful self-made entrepreneur and marketing expert and with extensive experience in crafting impactful brand narratives for clients across industries. He is the founder of VIP Marketing, a digital marketing agency, Craft Creative, a creative and video production agency, and 10 Mile Studios, a large production studio. Elliott is also the host of The AdCast, a popular podcast. Prior to building out his businesses, Mr. Elliott honed his marketing expertise working for major broadcasting and communications companies.
Mr. Elliott’s challenging childhood became a catalyst for his success. Growing up in the housing projects of downtown Charleston, South Carolina, he was orphaned at the age of eight, having lost his mother at the age of six and his father shortly thereafter. Despite the difficulty and pain of his circumstances, these experiences also strengthened him, and led him to become resilient, independent, and innovative. From an early age, Mr. Elliott became determined to make his own luck by paving his own way and building out his business empire to create a lasting legacy for his family.