2020 SEGD Board EGD Specialists

Kris Helmick
Kris Helmick

Kris Helmick serves on the 2017-2020 SEGD Boards as the Chapter Chair Liaison, and also as Co-chair for the SEGD Los Angeles Chapter. He is also the Associate Vice President of Environmental Graphics at CallisonRTKL

Kris has more than 10 years of experience working on signage, wayfinding and exhibit design projects.

Traci Sym, Second Story Headshot
Traci Sym

Traci Sym is a member of the 2020 SEGD and has served on the SEGD Board since 2019. She is a Principal at plus & greater than.

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

Christina Lyons is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and has served on the SEGD Board since 2016, 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.

Anna Crider headshot
Anna Crider

Anna Crider is the 2020 SEGD President and served as Vice President in 2018-2019; she is a Principal at Entro.

Mike McCarthy, Design Communications LTD
Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy is the 2020 SEGD Secretary/Treasurer, a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and Vice President at DCL in Boston.

Mike received a dual degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he double majored in Mechanical Engineering and Visual Art.

Despina Macris is a Director at Dotdash Wayfinding in Brisbane, Australia
Despina Macris

Despina Macris is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and has been on the SEGD Board since 2019; she is also the Brisbane SEGD Chapter Co-chair and Director at dotdash.

Photograph of Lucy Holmes, Lucy Holmes Design
Lucy Holmes

Lucy Holmes is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board and, previously, the 2018 SEGD Board. She is owner of Holmes Studio in London.

Lucy has created design solutions and information graphics for wayfinding schemes including Tate Modern, The National Gallery, The V&A Museum and Albert Dock in Liverpool; interpretation graphics for several exhibitions at the Tower of London; and an information graphics strategy for Virgin Atlantic.

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

Kathy Fry is the 2020 SEGD Vice President and has served on the SEGD Board since 2016. She is a Principal 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.

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

Bryan Meszaros was SEGD President in 2018-2019 and has been a member of the SEGD Board since 2013; he is 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.

Steve Bayer
Steve Bayer

Steve Bayer is a member of the 2020 SEGD Board; he previously served on the SEGD Board in 2011-2016.

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.

Chad Hutson, Leviathan
Chad Hutson

Chad Hutson is a Member of the 2020 SEGD Board and has been on the SEGD Board since 2019. He is Co-founder and President of Leviathan.

Hannah Anderson is the Construction Administration Lead at Kolar Design in Cincinnati
Hannah Anderson

Hannah Anderson is on the 2020 SEGD Board and has served on the SEGD Board since 2018. She is Construction Administration Lead at Kolar in Cincinnati.

Hannah Anderson has over a decade of experience in experiential graphic design and leadership. Hannah oversees the successful detailing and implementation of design solutions through her Construction Administration Lead role at Kolar Design.

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