MICHAEL WALDRON, President + Creative DirectorMichael began his career as the art director at NewsChannel6 in Richmond, VA. In 1999 he joined The Diecks Group, New York, as their creative director. His professional honors include awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmys), the Type Directors Club, PROMAX/BDA, the New York Festivals, Graphic Design USA and ID magazine. He co-founded nailgun* with Erik van der Wilden in 2003. Michael has spoken at many conferences including Promax/BDA, AIGA, and Motion 09. While serving as the nailgun* Creative Director, he also makes time to teach graduate students at Parson's School of Design and also fosters young design talent through the AIGA Mentoring Program.