2016 SEGD Board EGD Specialists

Headshot of Jill Ayers, President and Creative Director of Airspace
Jill Ayers

Jill Ayers was the 2014-2015 SEGD President

Jill Ayers is Creative Director at Airspace, a graphic design firm specializing in environmental graphic design, exhibit, print and web design located in New York City. Current clients include Dow Jones, New York University and L’Oreal USA.

Steve Stamper
Steven Stamper

SEGD President 2008-2009

Steven L. Stamper, SEGD was one of the founders of fd2s in 1985 and currently leads the team as it addresses critical strategic and technical issues related to wayfinding, orientation, and placemaking in the environment.

John Lutz is a Partner in Selbert Perkins Design, Chicago
John Lutz

John Lutz was SEGD President in 2016-2017 and serves on the 2019 SEGD Board. He is a Partner at Selbert Perkins Design in Chicago.

John brings to SPD the ability to turn verbal concepts into powerful graphic identities and dynamic communications programs. John Lutz has been an integral part of the SPD team for nearly two decades.

Steve Bayer
Steve Bayer

Steve Bayer is a member of the 2016 SEGD Board.

Steve is the Special Projects Director, Northern Region for Daktronics. He collaborates with architects and designers from across the United States to fulfill this role.

Headshot of Julie Vogel of Kate Keating Associates
Julie Vogel

Julie Vogel is a member of the 2019 SEGD Board and Principal at Kate Keating Associates in San Francisco.

Julie has been designing signage and wayfinding programs for architecturally significant buildings and environments for over 20 years.

Gary Stemler, Vice President, archetype, Minneapolis
Gary Stemler

Gary Stemler was the 2014 Secretary/Treasurer of SEGD.

Gary Stemler has been in the environmental graphics field for over 20 years helping designers and end users in the implementation of custom graphics all across the world. He has been an industry leader in mixing quality craftsmanship with modern manufacturing capabilities and delivering on end user expectations.

Kathy Fry, Mayer/Reed, Portland Chapter Chair
Kathy Fry

Kathy Fry serves on the 2019 SEGD Board. She is an Associate Partner at Mayer/Reed in Portland, Ore.

Kathy directs visual communications services in the design of signage, wayfinding, interpretive and branded spaces for civic, recreation, transportation, cultural, healthcare, education, mixed-use and corporate settings.

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Anna Crider

2019 SEGD Vice President and Principal at Entro

Anna Crider is currently a Principal at Entro. She has over 18 years of industry experience from prestigious New York City based design firms. She served as Creative Director at Two Twelve, as well as senior designer at Carbone Smolan Agency and Poulin + Morris.

Christina Lyons, professor and chairperson, Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at FIT
Christina Lyons

Christina Lyons is a member of the 2019 SEGD Board, representing education. She is Professor and Chairperson of Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY in New York.

Previously, Christina was the Director of the Graphics Department at Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, working on projects such as the Muzeiko: Children’s Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Cynthia Hall
Cynthia Hall

Cynthia is a past member of the SEGD Board

Environmental Graphics can best be described as "Visual Communication in the Built and Natural Environment". It includes planning, designing, and specifying sign systems for guiding people through complex spaces such as cities, buildings, and parks.

Amy Lukas, Partner, Infinite Scale, Salt Lake City
Amy Lukas

SEGD President 2012-2013

Amy Lukas was president of SEGD in 2012-2013 and she is the co-founder of Infinite Scale Design Group. Infinite Scale is a strategic design studio that creates brand experiences in environments and events. Amy’s role as Project Director provides the foundation for each client project as she is the organizational leader and strategic thinker for Infinite Scale's clients.

Wayne McCutcheon, Entro
Wayne McCutcheon

SEGD President 2010-2011

Wayne is a Past President of SEGD and a member of the 2016 SEGD Board of Directors.

Wayne, a principal and founding partner of Entro, has been instrumental in the successful planning, design and implementation of many large-scale wayfinding and corporate identity programs over the past 20 years.

Patrick Angelel, Principal at CREO Industrial Arts
Patrick Angelel

Patrick Angelel is a member of the 2019 SEGD Board and owner of CREO Industrial Arts in Seattle.

A custom fabrication company, CREO Industrial Arts produces environmental graphics, signage and other specialty items such as custom lighting and street furniture.

Bryan Meszaros, Founder of OpenEye Global (OEG), New York
Bryan Meszaros

Bryan Meszaros is President of the 2019 SEGD Board and CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global.

At a time when the use of interactive visual media was an offbeat practice, Bryan saw the potential to blend his passion toward design and fascination with technology into a new modernist approach.

Graham Hanson
Graham Hanson

Graham Hanson is a member of the 2018 SEGD and founded Graham Hanson Design in New York.

Prior to founding his own firm, Graham was with Vignelli Associates, where his projects included the identity and an environmental design and wayfinding system for the Guggenheim Museum.

HEadshot of Stephen Minning, Managing Director of BrandCulture
Stephen Minning

Stephen Minning is a member of the 2018 SEGD Board and Founder and Managing Director of BrandCulture in Australia.

Stephen is a branding and wayfinding specialist with over 20 years of international experience working with blue chip companies and public sector organizations.

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