CEO, Warhol & Wall St. & Director, Columbus Fashion Alliance
Yohannan is an award-winning marketing professional with over 15 years of progressive experience in all aspects of successful traditional, nontraditional, experiential and digital marketing, and multimedia. He excels in developing and implementing impactful campaigns and strategies built for success. He is also accomplished in team building, project management, and collaborating effectively with stakeholders, vendors and clients.
A graduate of The Ohio State University, Yohannan has utilized his education in Psychology to apply to his understanding of perception and human behavior as it relates to engagement. This has translated into multiple awards for innovation and impact for their work in the branding industry. Yohannan has also been featured in many publications, either spotlighting his impact in his field or interviews on hot industry topics.
Education and exposure are just a couple of words that describe Yohannan’s passion for impacting his community. In addition to running his marketing firm Warhol & WallSt, his latest endeavor has been founding and directing the Columbus Fashion Alliance (CFA). The Alliance seeks to empower Columbus in being a world-renown fashion capital and the number one place in which brands and creatives come to start and/or grow their fashion based businesses. Through local creative empowerment, convening communication between the culture and the industry and being a resource hub, CFA seeks to fill the need and intentionality Columbus needs to propel fashion forward.
Yohannan serves on many impactful boards in Columbus including GCAC Board of Trustees, Short North Alliance Board of Directors, The Lincoln Theatre Board of Trustees, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Development Board, Create Columbus Commission, and also co-founding member of BLK hack, a platform focused on exposing and educating minority entrepreneurs in technology, entertainment, and trends. Yohannan is also the proud publisher and founder of FlyPaper Magazine, an online media network that has serviced the local community with news and information relevant to the urban millennials and their interests for 10 years! Yohannan is a true innovator on the move with a passion for helping others.
Favorite Quote: “Three words: be useful, unique and updated.”