As SEGD experiences growth in membership (a record high of 1830 members at the end of 2016!) on a global level, SEGD’s reach on a local level is also expanding. We’ve grown to a new record of 28 SEGD Chapters around the world, and we’re proud to welcome our newest chapters to the SEGD community.
Barton Strawn is a Project lead at Coel Studio. He received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Marketing and Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor's of Environmental Design, Architecture at the North Carolina State University. His specialties: are brand development, product development, team management, and strategic planning.
Previously, Barton Strawn was a content strategist and product marketing manager at CLEA LINK. He oversaw product development on several digital properties. This included market analysis, opportunity identification, project scoping, and project coordination. He continually worked with SEO, PPC, Front End Developers, and Back End Developers to make sure all sites are growing. Primary sites included www.highspeedinternet.com and www.cabletv.com
Barton Strawn was President, Creative Director & Founder of Lumina Clothing, a USA made Menswear brand, e-commerce presence, and retail store that focuses on classic American style. The collection currently includes button-downs, jeans, trousers, polos, and neckwear. The first shop is open in downtown Raleigh at 215 E Franklin St Raleigh NC. Launched as a small neckwear project in 2009, Lumina began production in 2010 in Wilmington NC. After gaining some early market traction in the accessories market, they launched their own web-based commerce site in 2010 which they operated on its own through 2011. Barton oversaw brand development, product development, and strategic growth initiatives for the company. He also dealt with investor relations. Key initiatives he completed during his time at Lumina included launch and maintenance of our digital presence, establishing a physical retail presence, and overseeing operational functions, such as clothing production.