Travis is a longtime investor and creative entrepreneur, bringing his entrepreneurial spirit to a wide range of business ventures over his 20+ year career. He is the Founder and CEO of York Creative Collective (YCC) — a portfolio of privately-owned creative ventures working together to maximize their growth potential and connected by a shared focus on quality, craft and authenticity.
Deeply involved with the brands within the collective, Travis is the CEO of GYK Antler, an independent, midsized integrated marketing company representing a diverse roster of clients. GYK Antler serves as the growth engine powering YCC, providing creative marketing services to both its brand clients and ventures in the portfolio. He is also the co-founder and CEO of video production company Big Brick Productions; advisor and investor to Iron & Air Media, a premier motorcycle enthusiast platform; co-founder and Executive Chairman for YORK Athletics Mfg., a family-owned DTC performance footwear company; adviser and investor to Noble & Cooley Drum Co., a historic, family-owned premium drum manufacturer; and an advisor and investor in TorchPro, a sports media company committed to changing the way fans and athletes interact.
Beyond serial entrepreneurship, Travis is an avid angel investor. As an investment partner and adviser to York IE — a hybrid strategic advisory, investment and operational growth firm — he has invested in several companies, including CloudApp, Worthee and Datanyze, which was acquired by ZoomInfo.