Hi. I’m Evan.

Earthling. Human.
Founder of StayAltered.

I guide visionary companies, producers, and agencies through the ideation-to-execution process of developing more meaningful experiences and businesses.

  • Over 10 years experience in leading brand strategy, creative direction, and business partnerships for global brands and landmark festivals.
  • Hair is a bit longer now than pictured in photo.

2020 – Present

Launched StayAltered, a Purposeful Hospitality company.

  • StayAltered accelerates the success and impact of hosts nurturing more Purposeful Hospitality.
  • Our host alliance, technology platform, and travel brand empower the world’s best independent hosts to nurture more hospitable people and places on our planet.

2018 – 2020

Consulted on a bunch of projects.

  • Partnered with ENVEEKAY to develop a revenue growth plan for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts.
  • Advised Raduno on the launch of its agency practice and the successful debut of The New York Times Food Festival.
  • Also worked with: AEG Presents, CID Presents, Superfly, and more.

2017 – 2018

Traveled to Africa & Asia.

  • Volunteered with Star Hostel in Taipei, Taiwan (Named “The Best Large Hostel Worldwide” by Hostelworld).
  • Volunteered with The Yard Hostel in Bangkok, Thailand (One of The Guardian’s “10 Best Sustainable Hotels in Southeast Asia“).

2016 – 2017

Joined Danny Wimmer Presents as VP of Experience & Partnerships.

  • Co-developed and launched the critically-acclaimed Bourbon & Beyond festival brand.
  • Led and co-produced partnerships with over 20 bourbon brands.

2015 – 2016

Traveled to Europe, Asia, Australia & South America.

  • Lived in Inle Lake for six months to help open and setup Song of Travel, the fourth hostel in Myanmar and first built from the ground-up for backpackers.
  • Named “The 10th Best Small Hostel Worldwide” and “The Best Hostel in Myanmar” by Hostelworld.
  • Also worked with: Superfly, Red Light Management, Wanderlust Festivals, and more.

2009 – 2015

Started as an intern, hired as the 13th employee, and grew to Creative & Strategy Director at Superfly.

  • Co-designed the experience of the world’s most significant developer conference (Google I/O).
  • Overhauled the sponsorship strategy for an international esports league (Intel Extreme Masters).
  • Created the methodology and execution plan for multiple global influencer marketing and content campaigns (Citi, Target, and Yahoo!).
  • Delivered creative and strategic work for Adult Swim, Asus, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, GNC, JetBlue Airways, Outside Lands Festival, Meredith, Nickelodeon, Pabst Brewing Company, Woodstock, and many more.

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