Gabriela Neri graduated from the University of the Arts with a major in graphic design. Thereafter, she worked for many years in Manhattan as a senior designer with Valerie Pettis Associates and as a design consultant with Lehman Brothers, before founding the Neri Design Group, with offices in New York City and Caracas. Neri has over 20 years of client experience helping both large enterprises and small companies create meaningful, effective, and strong connections between their brands and their audiences. She has spoken at numerous Design and Branding conferences and symposiums and has been recognized as a top brand and design expert by numerous industry associations. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times.