Eric McGehearty is the CEO of Globe Runner, a top-performing, full-service digital marketing agency based in Dallas, Texas. The company, founded in 2009, is one of the most prominent digital marketing companies in Texas and continues to grow. In January of 2017, Globe Runner acquired Black Lab Creative, a North Texas marketing agency, that has since amped up Globe Runner’s capabilities in the creative space. McGehearty’s and Globe Runner were featured in The Dallas Business Journal announcing the acquisition.
Eric is also the Host of the upcoming television show “The Curious Entrepreneur” scheduled to come out mid-2018 on Amazon Prime. On “The Curious Entrepreneur” Eric interviews successful Entrepreneurs uncovering their business successes and failures.
He is a classic renaissance man McGehearty’s is also an award-winning sculptor whose work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States. He believes that being an artist helps him to envision creative solutions and is one of the major reasons he’s been a successful entrepreneur.
McGehearty volunteers his time to work with and advocate for people with learning differences. A dyslexic himself he is committed to improving education for those of us that learn differently. In 2016, Eric and Heather founded StandUpLD, a non-profit support network for parents and educators seeking educational resources to support and inspire children with learning differences. StandUpLD held its first conference in February to a fantastic reception, and many more successful events are in the works.
Though McGehearty has achieved success in many fields, the role he cherishes most is that of husband to his wife Heather and father to their four children Keegan, Trevor, Elliot and Claire.