Eric Gewiss arrived in Star Valley by way of the Pacific Northwest in 2014 as Silver Star’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing, Eric has over 25 years of marketing experience in several industries including high-tech, mobile communications, commercial real estate and manufacturing.
Prior to working for Silver Star, Eric was the Marketing Manager for SawStop LLC., a woodworking machinery company that developed ingenious technology that prevents serious table saw injuries. Most recently, Eric was the Brand Manager for Sage Fly Fishing where his campaigns helped the company win top industry awards five years in a row. As an artist and designer, Eric has won three Central Oregon Ad Federation Awards and one Pacific Northwest ADDY award.
In 2015, Eric was appointed as an External Affairs committee member of the USTelecom -The Broadband Association. The committee focuses on media advocacy, public relations, and strategic communications. Eric is also a member of the American Marketing Association.
Eric is married to WendyKay and they have a yellow Labrador retriever that loves tennis balls in the snow. He and WendyKay are both passionate about working with nonprofit organizations and enjoy helping them succeed. Away from the office, Eric enjoys fly fishing, painting, skiing and hiking.