Warren Vigus

Managing Partner  |  wvigus@clutchstudiosnc.com

Warren Vigus has over 15 years of experience in the business of sports which includes contract negotiations, sponsorship consulting, brand management and talent representation.  Prior to becoming a founding partner of Clutch Studios, Warren made his mark in the sports marketing industry working for two NFL teams and managing a wide variety of high profile national marketing platforms and sponsorships for Octagon, one of the largest marketing and consulting agencies in the world.

In addition Clutch, Warren currently manages NASCAR driver Joey Logano’s business endeavors, where he has 12 years of experience in the NASCAR industry.

Originally from Wilmington, NC, Warren graduated with a degree in both Marketing and Advertising from Appalachian State University. Passionate about giving back, Warren sits on the board for the Joey Logano Foundation supporting the mission of giving second chances to those in need.

Elliot Mabe

Studio Manager  |  emabe@clutchstudiosnc.com

Elliot Mabe holds a B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management from the University of South Carolina. He has spent over 10 years supporting the marketing, communication and brand efforts for a variety of athletes and Fortune 500 companies. As a part of the Clutch Studios team, Elliot serves as the General Manager.

Donna Harris

Administrative Manager  |  dharris@clutchstudiosnc.com

Transplanted to Charlotte from Pennsylvania over 30 years ago, Donna enhances our team with her uniquely diversified background. Her background ranges from hospitality to the environmental industry to spending over 20 years as a Vice President of a manufacturing firm with specialization in building and designing jewelry establishments. Donna has also dedicated over 12 years of her life to martial arts training and is currently in pursuit of her 5th degree black belt.

James Civali

Operations  |  jcivali@clutchstudiosnc.com

James moved to North Carolina in 2015 with over 15 years of experience in the automotive, racing and construction industry. James was a lead suspension mechanic at Chip Ganassi Racing for 4 years. James made the move to Clutch Studios in 2019 and enjoys being a key asset for all the different operations at Clutch.

Michael Fawley

Partner Relations

Originally from Broadway, VA, Fawley attended Christopher Newport University where he played college baseball and graduated with a Business Marketing degree. Soon after, Fawley moved to Charlotte, NC where he started his sports business career. Over the past 10-years, Fawley’s previous employers have included, Octagon Marketing, the SPEED Channel, GMR Marketing, Drivers Choice Marketing, Roush Fenway Racing and currently serves as the Marketing Manager at Joey Logano Racing, Partner Relations at Clutch Studios and the Client Manager for Clutch Management.

Cara Lawson

Graphic Designer

A Tennessee native, Cara moved to Charlotte, North Carolina over 8 years ago. Cara has worked in a variety of creative settings. From her time spent developing women’s apparel at Belk to designing school, home and office supplies at Studio C, she has honed in on her talent and love for design. As part of the Clutch Studios team, Cara specializes in graphic design, assisting with photography, and being hands-on with all client-related projects.

Micah Goodwin


Originally from Durham, NC, Micah moved to the Charlotte area in 2019. Micah played college baseball and worked as a creative for the athletics department while earning his degree from Wingate University. Previously freelancing in motorsports, Micah now serves as the videographer on the Clutch Studios team.

Jean Costa

Software Engineer

Hardworking and creative Software Engineer with a multitude of backgrounds. Holds three separate degrees from Pennsylvania State University, Software Engineer, Finance, and Management. Ready to assist you with a wide array of knowledge and expertise from various industries.