Trey Aven, was an award-winning advertiser and designer who once lived and worked in a studio in Oklahoma City’s Historic Paseo Art District. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising Design, a Master’s Degree in Education and an I.A.A. Diploma in International Advertising from City University of London, England. He has taught International Advertising and Business in several countries around the world including the U.S., Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and China. In 1992, Aven became a member of the first group of U.S. Peace Corp volunteers to enter the former Soviet Union as a business advisor in Ukraine. He later served as a Public Information Consultant for the United States Agency for International Development in the Republic of Moldova. Since then, he served as the Dean of Academics for the Academy of Design and Technology in New Hampshire and later as Dean of Communications Technology for the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates. He also served as an international observer for the Ukrainian presidential elections in 2005. Aven currently resides in Ecuador.