Insight - HIGH END BLIND DESIGN…ROCKING ANXIETY…COMMUNITY GREATNESS - 08.11.16
HIGH END BLIND DESIGN…ROCKING ANXIETY…COMMUNITY GREATNESS
Evan Mittman’s vision may have failed him though his eye for design coupled with his business acumen captured many of the world’s best eyes including: Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and more. Evan shares with Mark how his world dramatically changed in college when he was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentation. Rather then retreating to his family, Evan’s steadfast determination to become self-sufficient had him unloading trucks and finishing college with limited vision which was no easy feat. As a proud college graduate, Evan started a small company that manufactured belts then after an unimaginable phone call with then client Liz Claiborne his company was literally catapulted into the big leagues where it thrived for decades. As a longtime Board Member for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Evan raises critical funds for degenerative retinal diseases and where they not only fund the most innovative research in the world FFBs awareness campaign # HOW I SEE IT (pictured - by Luke) will have Serena Williams, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other celebrities experiencing what it’s like to have low vision.
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