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 was recognized in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list as One of America’s fastest growing companies.
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. McGeheartys and Globe Runner were featured in The Dallas Business Journal announcing the acquisition.
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 disabilities. A dyslexic himself, he is committed to improving education for those of us that learn differently. In 2016, Eric and his wife Heather founded StandUpLD, a non-profit support network for parents and educators seeking educational resources to support and inspire children with learning differences.
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.