Erwin Raphael McManus is an artist, filmmaker, author, storyteller, activist, and innovator. He sees imagination as humanity's greatest resource. For more than 30 years he has specialized in the field of creativity, innovation, human uniqueness, and discovering and maximizing personal genius. As the creative force behind McManus Studios, McManus inspires each person to live their most heroic life through the power of story, beauty, and design. McManus Studios focuses on film, fashion, music, and the arts with the intent of advancing the good, the beautiful, and the true.
McManus serves as the principle visionary and primary communicator of Mosaic in Los Angeles. He is the author of An Unstoppable Force, a Gold Medallion Award finalist; Chasing Daylight; Uprising: A Revolution of the Soul; The Barbarian Way; Stand Against the Wind; Soul Cravings; and Wide Awake. He serves as a Senior Research Advisor for the Gallup Organization and partners with Birkman International.
McManus is a native of El Salvador and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and Southwestern Theological Seminary. He holds a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Southeastern University.