Present Like A Pro: Nailing Your Portfolio Pitch

Talk the creative talk and walk the creative walk. Join AIGA JAX for our "Present Like A Pro" talk, with Mike Guiry of Shepherd Agency. He'll be sharing all of the tips and tricks that he's refined over his years in the industry on how to present your creative work or ideas to potential clients or new places of employment. The event will also feature a Q&A session where you can ask any questions you might have about presenting your work or entering a job in the design profession.

Event Date and Time:
Thursday March 28, 2024
6:00PM - 7:30PM

Event Location:
*link to be provided day of event


  • AIGA Members: Free
  • Non-AIGA Members: $5

Event Speaker:
Mike Guiry, Executive Vice President, Shepherd Agency

Mike is an award-winning writer/creative director with experience that extends through a wide range of consumer, trade and business-to-business clients including Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (the country’s largest animal health company), CSX, America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Unison Industries and Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. As Executive Vice President, he is responsible for providing strategic insight and creative leadership for all of Shepherd’s clients.

Prior to joining Shepherd in 1998 as an account executive, Mike worked for Jacksonville public relations and public affairs firm The McCormick Agency where he helped promote a number of non-profit and civic initiatives. He brings a multi-disciplined understanding of marketing to all client challenges and solutions that has produced tremendous results. Mike is a graduate of University of North Florida.

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When & Where
Thu, Mar 28, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT