Eric Vinson


Currently Executive Vice President of Ad Tech, an Atlanta based security and surveillance solutions firm, Eric Vinson, Esq. has held executive positions in private banking with Fortune 500 financial service institutions, including JP MorganChase and US Trust. He also served the New York Stock Exchange and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a securities litigator. His entrepreneurial ventures are diverse and have included leading a sports and entertainment management and marketing firm representing world-class professional athletes and entertainers, and co-producing an acclaimed hip hop musical on the history of hip hop at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. The musical starred rap icon Curtis Blow and was featured on television, in Time Magazine, Vibe Magazine, and The New York Times. He served on the board of Triumph Entertainment, a Tribeca entertainment firm representing numerous entertainment properties and producer of corporate events. He was one of the founders of Vedero/CTG Athletics out of the South Bronx, NY, currently the largest minority-owned manufacturer and supplier of baseball equipment to Major League Baseball. Mr. Vinson was one of the co-founders, along with the late Arthur Ashe Jr. and Ed Lewis, chairman of Essence Publications, of Amistad Press, a book publishing joint venture with Time Warner. Amistad published over 100 books, including a number of best sellers, such as Arthur Ashe’s A Hard Road to Glory, and Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography, by Donald Bogle. Eric graduated with honors from Princeton University and holds a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law School. He is a member of the American Bar Association.