Eric Ward, better known as "Otis", is a Georgia native and currently resides in North Georgia. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1990, with a degree in Physical Therapy. Ward first discovered his knack for marketing as a member of the marketing team of his physical therapy practice. Over the last 20 years, Ward’s self-taught marketing skills can be attributed to his recent success in creating his own niche in the motorcycle industry as the founder of the Stripper Juice Brand.Ward’s passion for branding, strategy, people, great work, and fun is unmatched. He stays on top of current trends in the motorcycling industry and is constantly bringing innovative ideas to the table. Current and future clients will find Ward creative, accountable and professional, but will also find themselves looking forward to his next visit due to his ability to brighten any room with his smile and wit. Simply put, Ward lives and breathes motorcycles and has a persuasive ability to connect with and influence the motorcycle consumer. Ward is pleased to join the well-respected team of Rise Above Consulting and is anxious to be an integral part of the motorcycle industry.Rise Above Consulting is based in Fort Collins, CO and is the authority on securing media publicity for companies that cater to the American V-twin motorcycle industry. They solicit local, national, trade and consumer exposure for their long list of niche clients. Through targeted media relations, brand building and event coordination they are able to get their clients in the news, ultimately impacting their bottom line. Rise Above Consulting also has strategic alliances with the top graphic designers and web designers in the industry offering a wide array of services in addition to Public Relations and Marketing.Rise Above Consulting services a number of high profile businesses within the motorcycle industry from coast to coast. A few of their most notable clients include the Legendary Buffalo Chip, Hot Leathers, L.A. County Choprods, K and G Cycles, California Sidecar, and Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse.