Who We Are
Eric Vecchione is a design, fabrication and business development professional with over ten years of industry experience, successfully working with some of New York’s most innovative design studios. His specialties include designing and implementing high-level marketing, sales, branding and product development strategies. Eric obtained a degree in Economics from the University of Richmond, going on to work for renowned marketing agency Ogilvy & Mather before beginning his transition into design and fabrication ten years ago. He is based out of Brooklyn, NY but spends time building capacity in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London. In his time as Business Development Director with Brooklyn-based design firm UHURU, Eric built and oversaw a national sales team that created revenue increases of 1500%, earning the company recognition as one of Inc.com’s Fastest Growing Companies in America in 2015 (2412) and 2016 (399). He is passionate about connecting talented makers to the rapidly growing furniture market.
Tim Donahue is a finance and operations professional with over a decade’s experience across the design, consulting, and nonprofit fields. Tim has directed seven-figure fundraising campaigns, managed day-to-day operations for multiple businesses, and directed financial strategy for one of the fastest growing private companies in America. In addition to his time as the Director of Finance & Operations for UHURU Design, Tim has worked in higher education as a fundraiser for Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, served as a Senior Account Manager for Shapiro Associates, a national consulting firm specializing in non-profit management and fundraising, and has managed several non-profit organizations and small businesses in areas ranging from public radio to environmental remediation. He holds a degree in History from the University of Montana.