Chris Auman is a veteran digital marketer with over 25 years of experience in the trenches. As Sanctuary’s founder and Managing Partner, Chris has successfully guided online marketing efforts for companies large and small. Through his extensive and wide-ranging experience with design, development and marketing, Chris is able to come to the table and solve problems from all angles, continually delivering profitable results for our clients.
Currently, Chris focuses his time as the protector and ambassador of Sanctuary’s brand and values while continuing to serve as executive creative director and chief experience officer. He’s energized by the creative process and his work to continually improve both customer and employee experiences from beginning to end. Chris is also intimately involved in driving ongoing business strategy and improvement.
Chris has been working professionally as a digital marketer, website developer, designer, and starving artist since 1989. Over the years he’s built a diversified portfolio of experiences in his work with local marketing and advertising agencies as well as Sanctuary.
To round it all out, Chris is an accomplished photographer and artist, music nut, husband, and father of two wild boys and one amazing daughter. He lives in North Canton, Ohio, with his wife, Pam, their kids, Brendan, Matthew, and Abby, and dog, Sofie. (Instagram @thedogsofie)
Strengths: Learner | Intellection | Achiever | Discipline | Deliberative
Education: The University of Akron - BFA Graphic Design, Minor in Illustration
Fun Facts: Explorer. Drummer. Paint. Photos. Wasabi.
Fave Quote: “Find a good idea and stick with it.” —Walt Disney
Chris's Latest Posts and Videos
Audio version: Video version: Today we’re going to be chatting with Josh Hostetler to learn how he made the jump from working in corporate finance to becoming a successful small business owner and home builder. Josh, who grew up climbing job site dirt piles and honing his hammering skills on scrap lumber, now runs the […]
Hello! We’ve heard from a recent survey of B2B executives that they’d like marketers to create shorter content and to curb the sales messages. Your wish is our command. Let’s get into it! MARKETING AND GROWTH NEWS What you need to know: Inbound marketing and the death of the cold call. Google confirmed during its Q1 earnings report that it […]
Today on the Academy we’re presenting episode 5 of our series on SEO for local businesses. Are you in charge of marketing a business that serves a specific town, city, or local region? Would you like to be found online when local people search for what you do? Then this podcast series is for you. Getting […]