Creative Director

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A native New Yorker who has called San Francisco home for almost half of his life, Mitch brings to his daily practice the vitality and energy that the East Coast is known for. Among his many responsibilities, Mitch manages all aspects of Vanguard Properties marketing design, brand awareness, inter-brand collaboration, communications, advertising concepts and placement and public relations.

Mitch has also extended his talents to the design and construction oversight of most of the Vanguard Properties offices in addition to the companies’ event planning and philanthropic engagement with the local community.

Marketing and Advertising has always been Mitch Laufer’s passion. With over 25 years of experience in hospitality, catering, the food and wine industry in Spain and Portugal, and then learned the skills necessary to remodel countless home interiors, Mitch brings dynamic leadership to his position as Creative Director.

Mitch’s aesthetic goal is to meld a contemporary design in all Vanguard Properties offices and on all marketing collateral. Mitch’s love of food, entertainment and style formed his keen artistic eye. With the support of his Art director, Marketing Manager and entire marketing team, he is able to continue a streamlined vision for Vanguard Properties. In his free time, Mitch enjoys traveling, good food and wine in Healdsburg with his loving husband Michael their dog Alec Baldwin.