Our Team

FSE is passionate about creating unforgettable experiences for our clients. We are out of the box thinkers and take a creative approach to problem solving and experiences that deliver results.


Erskine 'Chuck' Faush

Co-Founder & CEO

Erskine “Chuck” Faush is CEO of The FSE Company, an experiential marketing company helping both public and private companies to focus, find solutions and drive engagement. Crafting and curating Alabama’s largest innovation and entrepreneurial event that annually gives seed and startup capital now exceeding $200M in valuations and in cooperation with the immediate past President of the US Conference of Mayors, launching THE YARD HBCU infrastructure, innovation and inclusion platform awarding $1M in scholarships, internships and fellowships are two of Chuck’s highlights.
He is a veteran broadcaster with more than 1,000 plus hours in front of and behind the camera and numerous award-winning marketing campaigns, Chuck has a unique vantage point that shapes new experiences.

Brandon Dunn

Senior Advisor

Brandon Dunn is the owner and founder of WellDunn Entertainment. Brandon has built not only a name, but a reputation with WellDunn Entertainment. From a very early age, Brandon has shown off his dance moves and loved being around music. With over 12 years of experience providing DJ and Emcee services, Brandon has entertainmed over 1000+ events.


Ashley Boyd

Chief Marketing Officer

Ashley Boyd is the CMO of The FSE Company, an experiential marketing company helping both public and private companies focus, find solutions and drive engagement. She is an accomplished team and project leader, creative marketer and storyteller with experience achieving organizational goals.

She has worked for several digital health and technology-focused startups including Livongo, Pack Health, BD Digital Health, and more as a marketing and communications, and business development leader. She also leads communications and programming for TEDxChicago. 



Tiffany Johnson Cole

Senior Advisor

Tiffany Johnson-Cole is an attorney with the Law Offices of Robert Simms Thompson, PC in Tuskegee, Alabama.  She handles cases in the areas of automobile products liability, negligence, wrongful death, trucking litigation, fraud, and breach of contract.  Tiffany made history when she became the first Female to be appointed as Municipal Court Judge in the City of Tuskegee. She continues to serve to date.  Tiffany also serves as the Municipal Court Judge of Shorter, Alabama and the Macon County Drug Court Advocate. She is a certified guardian ad litem and a trained mediator.


Aarti Tandon

Senior Advisor

Aarti Tandon is the CEO of Citizen Eight LLC, a global advisory firm that provides leadership and execution capabilities to governments, corporations, and private clients seeking to address and overcome a wide variety of significant challenges.

She has consulted for new media platforms such as The Players’ Tribune, served as a content producer for Empire Entertainment, as the Interim Executive Director of Blue Sphere Foundation, and currently is the Executive Director of Smart Cities New York, North America’s leading global conference to convene government officials, NGOs, and CEOs in harnessing the $1.6 trillion global smart city marketplace to ensure cities are sustainable, livable, and equitable as they enter the 21st century.

Ms. Tandon’s work is informed by her decades-long commitment to bringing diverse stakeholders together around social impact, criminal justice, and creating more inclusive economies.


FSE leverages support from external advisors and consultants. Contact us if you're interested to work with The YARD.