Retail EGD Specialists

Bob Loza BW
Bob Loza

Technical Expertise. Creative Passion.

Michael Gericke, Pentagram
Michael Gericke

Michael Gericke is a partner in Pentagram’s New York office.

Elizabeth Stevens Director of Graphic Design at Elkus Manfredi Architects in Boston
Elizabeth Stevens

Elizabeth Stevens Director of Graphic Design at Elkus Manfredi Architects in Boston.

Before joining Elkus Manfredi Architects in 2001 she worked as a Graphic Designer at Gensler.

Jessica Kramer
Jessica Kramer

Jessica Kramer is an Environmental Graphic Designer and Landscape Architect, with over 20 years of design, marketing, communications and identity/branding experience.

Tucker Trotter, Dimensional Innovations
Tucker Trotter

Tucker Trotter Served on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013

 

Jean-Pierre Lacroix
JP Lacroix

With over 30 years of industry experience, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has garnered a reputation as a visionary design thinker, strategist, author, and speaker.

Bryan Miller
Bryan Miller

Bryan Miller is Media Exhibit Producer for Solid Light, a full-service firm that designs and builds visitor experiences that engage, enlighten and inspire.

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Anna Crider

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

Daniela Pilossof, SEGD Vancouver Chapter Chair, Communication Designer at Public Architecture in Vancouver
Daniela Pilossof

Vancouver Chapter Chair

Daniela Pilossof is an Environmental Graphic Designer working at Cygnus Group. Her practice focuses on branded story-driven environments, and has successfully demonstrated the positive impact well crafted visitor experiences have on behavior, cultural structures, education, and by extension - happiness.

Katie Sprague, RTKL
Katie Sprague

Katie Sprague, Senior Vice President at RTKL, leads The Environments Studio, a group that combines the best of branding, interiors and environmental graphics.

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Michael Bierut

Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning,graduating summa

Janat Thiengsurin
Janat Thiengsurin

Janat Thiengsurin has experience in design field since 2002.

Virginia Gehshan, Partner, Cloud Gehshan Associates, Philadelphia, 2010 SEGD Fellow, SEGD President 1992-1993
Virginia Gehshan

2010 SEGD Fellow, 1995 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President 1992-1993

Virginia Gehshan and Jerome Cloud were the recipients of the SEGD Fellow Award in 2010. They have built their practice on intellectual rigor, systemic thinking, and a user-centered approach to information architecture.

Jonathan Hamilton is a Designer at Endpoint in Dubai.
Jonathan Hamilton

Jonathan Hamilton is a Designer at Endpoint in Dubai. 

Brian Bird, Thinkwell
Brian Bird

Brian Bird is Manager of Graphics at Thinkwell Group where he leads a design team of graphic designers, interactive designers and environmental designers.

Michael Courtney
Michael Courtney

Michael Courtney is Principal-in-Charge and Creative Director of Michael Courtney Design, Seattle.

Kim Baer, KBDA
Kim Baer

Kim Baer, principal of Los Angeles-based design studio KBDA, is a strong believer in the power of design as a strategic tool.

Susan May, Pentagram
Susan May

Wayshowing for more than 20 years.

Kenan Hanhan, Gemini
Kenan Hanhan

Kenan Hanhan is a founding partner of ProvisGraphic™ LLC, the US subsidiary of Provis d.o.o., one of the leading wholesale manufacturers of LED-illuminated architectural signage in Europe, from jew

Miguel Avila
Miguel Avila

Miguel Avila is currently a Senior Graphic Designer at Inventure Design, a design &architecture firm based in Houston, Texas.

Karen Nawa is a Designer at Endpoint based in Dubai.
Karen Nawa

Karen Nawa is a Designer at Endpoint based in Dubai.

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Gretchen Coss

SEGD President 1997-1998

Gretchen is Director of Business Development for Gallagher & Associates. She previously served as Principal of Douglas|Gallagher Chicago. Her experience also includes positions with Gensler/LA as Director of Graphics and Owner/Principal of Coss Creative for 11 years.

Jan Lorenc, Principal Lorenc + Yoo, Atlanta, Georgia
Jan Lorenc

2017 SEGD Fellow

Jan Lorenc leads a multidisciplinary team of architects, graphic designers, sculptors and industrial designers at Lorenc+Yoo Design, the firm that he founded in 1978. He has been honored internationally by numerous design publications and organizations, and was named one of the “Twenty-Five Monuments to Environmental Graphics” by the Society of Experiential Graphic Design.

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Amy Owen

Amy Owen is the Environmental Design Director at the multidisciplinary design studio, EGG Office in Los Angeles, CA.

Cameron Smith, Partner, Infinite Scale
Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith is Partner and Creative Director of Infinite Scale. As such, he is responsible for the overall creative direction of the firm.

Theresa Hsu
Theresa Hsu

Theresa Hsu always thinks art plays a significant role in her life. She believes art is a way to express people's personalities, ideas, and give them substance.

Tim Miller
Tim Miller

Tim Miller is the owner of Miller EG Design, a full-service design and product solutions provider for signage in the Atlanta area.

Roger Starkweather
Roger Starkweather

Roger Starkweather is a co-chair for the Seattle Chapter.

Roger is the Founder of NewReach, based in Seattle.

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Jeff Grantz

Jeff Grantz attended the Rhode Island School of Design where he later taught in the departments of Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, and Foundation Studies.

Kevin Cherashore, MS Signs
Kevin Cherashore

Kevin Cherashore is the Owner/President of Direct Embed Coating Systems LLC and MS Signs. Kevin and Mo Ladak established MS Signs in 2008 after extensive careers in the sign industry.

Jim Alderman, Senior Designer, Gresham, Smith and Partners, Nasheville, Tennessee
Jim Alderman

Jim Alderman is a senior designer in Gresham, Smith and Partners' Environmental Graphics Design group.

P. Michael Anderson, SenovvA/FI Studios
P. Michael Anderson

Many projects start out as a simple sketch on napkin; others are simply a three-sentence concept; others yet, a 400 page specification.

Trisia Tomanelli is Principal & Creative Director at t-squared design, inc.
Trisia Tomanelli

Trisia Tomanelli is Principal & Creative Director at t-squared design, inc.

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Thomas Casey

SEGD President 1988-1989

Thomas W. Casey is founder and principal of The Casey Group of New Canaan, CT and Coconut Creek, FL, since 1994. Previously he was a founding partner of Greenboam & Casey Associates, Inc., a full-service design agency in New York City and Greenwich, CT that specialized in environmental graphics, corporate identity, and advertising from 1979 to 1994.

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Brian Dyches

Brian Dyches is an authority on global retail design, marketing, and customer experience elements such as social media and behavioral characteristics in various consumer environments.

John Scheffel, api(+)
John Scheffel

I'm 6'-5", and no, I don't play basketball.

Whitney Perkins, Roll Barresi & Associates
Whitney Perkins

Whitney Perkins has worked as a graphic designer since 1984, many of those years focused on designing thematic graphics for retail and entertainment developments as well as wayfinding and sign syst

Peter Krikhaar, Endpoint
Peter Krikhaar

Peter Krikhaar is Managing Director of Endpoint in Dubai.

Ray Berberich, Berberich Design
Ray Berberich

The best wayfinding signage is concise and straightforward yet subtle.

Katherine Healey, CallisonRTKL
Katherine Healey

Katherine Healey is an environmental and architectural designer at CallisonRTKL and Katherine Healey Designs.

Kyle Richter, RSM Design
Kyle Richter

Creating experiential architecture, signage, wayfinding and graphics for the built environment ​to ​connecting people to place​ and enhancing the guest experience​.

Lee Skolnick
Lee H. Skolnick

2004 Distinguished Member Award honoree.  Former SEGD Board Member (6 years). Lee H. Skolnick, FAIA, is Founder and Design Principal of Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership.

Alan Jacobson is the President of Exit Design in Philadelphia.
Alan Jacobson

2005 Distinguished Member Award honoree. As Founder and President of the experience and design strategy firm ex;it and the brand and communications firm J2 Design Partnership, Alan has provided innovative leadership to helping organizations of diverse disciplines define their experience vision and craft design strategies for growth.

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Julie Maggos

SEGD Chicago Chapter Co-Chair

As Director of Environmental Graphics at IA Interior Architects, Julie helps organizations communicate within their workplaces to convey their messages, share their story, and engage their visitors and employees.

Surashree Sathaye, Endpoint
Surashree Nagarale

"My passion lies in creating minimalistic innovations and making them work"

Tom Horton
Tom Horton

2009 SEGD Green Committee, Distinguished Member Award honoree

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S.K. Rao

S.K. Rao has been in the global visual communications industry for more than 25 years.

John deWolf, Form:Media
John deWolf

Designer of and for the built environment

Marlene Brown is the Director of Retail Insights at Perennial Design in Toronto, Canada
Marlene Brown

Marlene Brown is the Director of Retail Insights at Perennial Design in Toronto, Canada.

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.

Simon Andrews, Graphic Solutions
Simon Andrews

Simon Andrews has been a principal with Graphic Solutions since 1976, serving as vice president and secretary of the corporation.

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Ronald Shakespear

2008 SEGD Fellow

Ronald Shakespear was born in Rosario in 1941. He has been Chair Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and Past President of ADG. He founded Diseño Shakespear in Argentina 50 years ago and is now directed with his son Juan (DI Uba). Lorenzo, another son

Wayne-Hunt, Principal Hunt Design Associates, Past President of SEGD
Wayne Hunt

2004 SEGD Fellow, 2010 Distinguished Member Award honoree, 1995 Angel Award honoree, and SEGD President 1999-2000

Wayne Hunt founded Hunt Design in 1977 and is a nationally recognized leader in Environmental Graphics and Wayfinding Signage design.

Amanda Burstein is a Graphic Designer with Airpark Signs in Tempe, Arizona
Amanda Burstein

Amanda Burnstein is a Phoenix Chapter Co-Chair

Amanda Burstein is a Graphic Designer with Airpark Signs in Tempe, Arizona.

Jennifer Ford is the Creative Director at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon
Jennifer Ford

Jennifer Ford is the Creative Director at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon.

Drea Plummer is a Graphic Designer at Elkus Manfredi Architects in Boston
Drea Plummer

Drea Plummer is a Graphic Designer at Elkus Manfredi Architects in Boston.

John Seeley, SurfaceMatter Design, Providence, Rhode Island
John Seeley

As a partner at SurfaceMatter Design, John Seeley serves as Principal and Creative Director for the firm’s environmental design practice.

Kay Rice is a Design Director at the Tube Art Group in Portland, OR
Kay Rice

Kay Rice is a Design Director at the Tube Art Group in Portland, OR.

Rameen Khan
Rameen Khan

Rameen Khan is a Design Leader at Sanchez Kamps Associates Design, a medium-sized MBE/DBE/SBE certified professional consulting firm that provides environmental graphic design services.

Mike Heine, HeineJones
Mike Heine

Mike Heine, graphic designer, typographer, experience designer, communicator. Over 20 years professional experience.

Mike is the founder and co-director Director of HeineJones – an internationally recognised experiential design studio based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rick Smith

A truly versatile designer, manager and creative leader, Rick Smith brings more than 18 years experience to DI.

Cynthia Damar Schnobb
Cynthia Damar-Schnobb

A partner at Entro,Cynthia Damar-Schnobb has directed a variety of EGD projects from health care, transportation, civic, commercial, retail, sports and educational facilities.

Terry Graboski, CEO Beck & Graboski Design Office
Terry Graboski

Terry Graboski is the CEO of Beck & Graboski Design Office.

Alison Richings, Endpoint
Alison Richings

Alison Richings is Wayfinding Design Director of Endpoint.

William "Bill" Phillips, Vice President of National Sales at Icon Identity Systems
William "Bill" Phillips

William "Bill" Phillips is the Vice President of National Sales at Icon in the Philadelphia area.

Bob Harlow, Account Executive, Archetype, Denver, Colorado
Bob Harlow

Bob Harlow has recently opened Archetype’s Denver office and serves as an Account Executive for the custom fabrication firm.

Eric Castorena, PDR
Eric Castorena

With over eight years of graphic design experience, Eric Castorena’s expertise encompasses environmental graphic design and wayfinding.

Jim Baehr, Infinite Scale
Jim Baehr

Principal and Sr Project Manager Specializing in Sports Venues

As Principal and Senior Project Manager at Infinite Scale, Jim provides the foundation for each client project. As a trained graphic designer combined with an extensive background in working with architects, Jim brings an expert eye for the creative process together with an analytical approach to ensure that complex projects achieve both aesthetic and organizational success.

Marc Rifkin, Scala
Marc Rifkin

Marc Rifkin is a Digital Signage Designer/Developer at Scala located in the Los Angeles area.

Jason Hutty has spent his career to the point where design and technology converge. Jason has 20+ years experience working for software firms who had a hard eye on design, whether that was in banking, HR, marketing or experiential design.
Jason Hutty

Jason Hutty has spent his career to the point where design and technology converge.

Jacky Keogh is a Senior Designer at Huie Design in Atlanta
Jacky Keogh

Jacky Keogh is a Senior Designer at Huie Design in Atlanta.

Jeremiah	Scheffer
Jeremiah Scheffer

Jeremiah Scheffer is a designer and project manager for Thinking Caps Design, located in the heart of central Phoenix, Arizona.

Adam Wells
Adam Wells

Adam Wells is a graphic designer who works with clients to evoke their brand visually and experientially through environmental graphics, wayfinding, and signage.

Sarah Huie Coleman

From designing the award-winning signage for Avalon, a $600 million mixed-use development, to rebranding more than 30 YMCAs in the Southeast, Huie Design’s Principal and Owner Sarah Huie Cole

Amanda Badgley, Senior Experiential Graphic Designer, IA Interior Architects, Boston
Amanda Badgley

Amanda Badgley is a Senior Experiential Designer/Associate at IA Interior Architects in Boston

Leah Ferguson is a Brand Designer at Gensler in San Francisco.
Leah Ferguson

Leah Ferguson is a Brand Designer at Gensler in San Francisco.

Gary Stemler, Vice President, archetype, Minneapolis
Gary Stemler

Gary Stemler was the 2014 Secretary/Treasurer of SEGD. Gary is a co-chair for the Minneapolis chapter.

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.

Tim Larson
Tim Larson

Tim Larson is the President and a Design Principal at Downstream, a global leader in the development of unique, digitally augmented environments and public spaces.

Buzz Bizzell, III
Buzz Bizzell, III

Buzz Bizzell is the president and creative director of Bizzell Design, Inc, a multi-disciplinary design firm in the Charlotte, NC area.

Rosie Alyea is an Experiential Graphic Designer and Illustrator at IA Interior Architects in Seattle.
Rosie Alyea

Rosie Alyea is an Experiential Graphic Designer and Illustrator at IA Interior Architects in Seattle.

Ken Ethridge
Ken Ethridge

2009 Angel Award honoree, 1992 Angel Award honoree, and 2000 Distinguished Member Award honoree. Ken has been associated with ASI-Modulex in a variety of marketing and communications capacities for over twenty years.

Kim Yokota, Shikatani Lacroix
Kim Yokota

Vice President, Design

Laura McCoy
Laura McCoy

Laura McCoy is the Principal of McCoy Design, the recent manifestation of TollesonMcCoy, which she founded in 2005.

Henry Beer, CommArts, Stantec, Boulder, Colorado
Henry Beer

1999 SEGD Fellow

Henry Beer co-founded CommArts with Richard Foy in 1973. The two met at the office of Charles and Ray Eames and for 35 years, along with Janet Martin, headed a staff of architects, industrial, interior, graphic, and environmental graphic designers who created nationally and internationally acclaimed work for their clients.

Santiago Crespo

Santiago Crespo is a co-chair of the Charlotte Chapter.

Santiago Crespo, Little’s Director of Branded Graphics, leads a nimble team of talented designers who devote their efforts to crafting memorable experiences that demonstrate the values and promise of our clients’ brands.

Anna Nelson is a Designer at Spark in the Greater Chicago Area.
Anna Nelson

Anna Nelson is a co-chair for the Chicago Chapter. She is also a Designer at Spark in the Greater Chicago Area.

Susanne Harrington
Susanne Harrington

Susanne Harrington is President of Asterisk in Austin, Texas.

Violaine Visentin is a Versatile Designer at Traffic Design in Montreal.
Violaine Visentin

Violaine Visentin is a Versatile Designer at Trafic Design in Montreal.

Andrew-Kuzyk, Partner, Entro, Toronto, Canada
Andrew Kuzyk

SEGD Toronto Chapter Co-Chair

A prin­ci­pal and found­ing part­ner of Entro, Andrew Kuzyk has been inte­grally involved in the design of signage and wayfind­ing systems for over 20 years. Andrew trained as an Industrial Designer.

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Robbie Whyte

President Whyte-Kerner Environmental Graphics & Design

Chang Lee
Chang Lee

Chang Lee is a graduate student in the Exhibition and Experience Design Master’s Degree program at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

Juan Carlos Casas is the Principal at ribbit in Hartsdale, New York
Juan Carlos Casas

Juan Carlos Casas is the Principal at ribbit in Hartsdale, New York.

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Eli Kuslansky

Eli Kuslansky is a Founding Partner and Chief Strategist at Unified Field, a pioneering and award-winning multi media interactive software firm.

Nicole Maguire is a Graphic Designer at Poyant Signs in Providence, RI.
Nicole Maguire

Nicole Maguire is a Graphic Designer at Poyant Signs in Providence, RI.

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter and Senior Experiential Designer at PGAV Destinations
Russell Dow

Russell Dow is a Co-Chair for the St. Louis Chapter.

Jamie Turpin

Jamie Turpin has spent her professional career as a project designer in Dallas and Kansas City.

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.

Cheryl Long O'Donnell, Visual Communications, Inc.
Cheryl Long O'Donnell

Cheryl Long O'Donnell has been involved in the design and management of numerous large scale projects in her 20-plus years in the sign consulting profession including Winona State University, C

Alexandra Alepohoritis is a Graphic Designer at Perkins Eastman in Washington DC
Alexandra Alepohoritis

Alexandra Alepohoritis is a Graphic Designer at Perkins Eastman in Washington DC.

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Stephen Carlin

Stephen Carlin joined COOPER CARRY in 2006 and was named a Senior Associate in 2015.

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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.

Stephen Sharlach is a Principal at SDS Design in Highland Park, Illinois
Stephen Sharlach

Stephen Sharlach is an Environmental Graphic Design professional with multi-disciplined experience integrating architecture, interiors, graphics and signage.

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Herm Medina

Producing alluring design coupled with concise and easy to understand design specification is Herm Medina's specialty. Sparking the imagination, collaborating creatively, communicating clearly and generating systematically planned design to maximize ROI are the central pillars of Herm's design philosophy.

Leah Schuster
Lea Schuster

Lea Schuster's collaborative and committed spirit, expertise and technical knowledge, and passion for design help RDG clients tell their stories through captivating and energizing environmental graphics.

Peter White, White Design Studio
Peter White

Peter White has been working in architecture, interior design and exhibit design for 33 years.

Arnab Banerji
Arnab Banerji

Arnab Banerji is the design and business head of VersionAbsolute Design Studio, a multi-disciplinary design consultancy engaged in creating (mostly) meaningful interventions in the built and un-bui

Tom Maxwell is the Design Director at the Tube Art Group in Portland.
Tom Maxwell

Tom Maxwell is the Design Director at the Tube Art Group in Portland.

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.

Vincent Bong is an Industrial Designer at Endpoint in Dubai.
Vincent Bong

Vincent Bong is an Industrial Designer at Endpoint in Dubai. 

Christopher Smith, Executive VP, Gelberg Signs
Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith, Executive Vice President, Gelberg Signs Inc. and the SEGD Washington DC Chapter Co-Chair

Christopher Smith has over 15 years of experience in Architectural Sign Manufacturing. Chris is an exceptional communicator who excels at delivering small format presentations and maintaining customer relations and developing business relationships with national and international accounts.

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Oscar Fernandez

Oscar Fernandez represented education as the education committee chair on the SEGD Board of Directors from 2011-2014.

Mario Salazar
Mario Salazar

Mario Salazar is a focused and determined designer eager to produce design that has a meaningful concept and thought process. He is able to take concepts and develop them into a cohesive vision.

Tomas Ancona
Tomas Ancona

Experience Strategy & Design at Ancona + Associates, inc.

Aschley Yano is a Senior Designer at CallisonRTKL in Tempe, AZ.
Aschley Yano

Aschley Yano is a Senior Designer at CallisonRTKL in Tempe, AZ.

Tim Rucker
Tim Rucker

Tim Rucker's Specialties: Signage Design, Wayfinding, Print Graphics, and Logo Design

Tim Rucker is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. I was raised in middle Tennessee, and calls Nashville, Tennessee home.

Contance Carlson, Visual Communications, Inc.
Constance Carlson

Constance Carlson has been involved in the development of environmental graphics throughout her 20 year design career.

Gretchen Cherrill, Airpark Signs & Graphics
Gretchen Wilde

Gretchen Wilde is a co-chair of the Phoenix Chapter.

Gretchen Wilde started Airpark Signs & Graphics, a leader in architectural signage in the Southwest, in her mothers family room in 1983. The company has cultivated extensive expertise in all facets of the process, from design through fabrication and installation.

Robert Goes
Robert Goes

1994 Distinguished Member Award honoree and SEGD President 2004

Robert Goes is an accomplished Art Director and Project Manager. Robert Goes has been the Design Director of Design Goes, Inc for over 20 years specializing in concepts for marketing collateral, location branding and packaging.

Beverly Wells
Beverley Wells

Director, Environments

Managing projects and organizing scheduling in the bustling environmental department could seem like mission impossible, but not for Beverley. A fervent film buff, she directs the progress of each retail project from conception through to implementation.

Andrew Barresi, President at Roll Barresi & Associates, Boston
Andrew Barresi

Andrew Barresi is President of Roll Barresi & Associates, in charge of the overall management and directs the firm’s design efforts.

Eddie Opara, Pentagram
Eddie Opara

Eddie Opara was born in Wandsworth, London in 1972. He studied graphic design at the London College of Printing and Yale University, where he received his MFA in 1997. He began his career as a designer at ATG and Imaginary Forces and worked as a senior designer/art director at 2×4 before establishing his own studio, The Map Office, in 2005. He joined Pentagram’s New York office as partner in October 2010.

Sarah English is a Graphic Designer at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon
Sarah English

Sarah English is a Graphic Designer at Security Signs in Portland, Oregon

Steve Reinisch, TheGreatDetailGuy
Steve Reinisch

You design. I detail.

You get to do what you like to do
and I, with you, get to do what I like to do.
You get to design, I get to detail.

Dawn Diamond
Dawn Diamond

Dawn Diamond, private eye! Just kidding. I’m actually in experiential design.

Kelley Bozarth, Little
Kelley Deal

Kelley Deal is a Co-chair for the Charlotte Chapter.

Environmental Graphic Designer. Will travel. Gladly.

I'm an environmental graphic designer in Charlotte by way of the Midwest, with a background in both interior architecture and graphic design.

Richard Cassie, Sparc inc
Richard Cassis

Richard Cassis never takes it easy. Or for granted. He firmly believes that connecting with an audience requires rearranging the synapses.

Alexey Ikonomou is a Creative Director with Ashton Design in Baltimore
Alexey Ikonomou

Alexey Ikonomou is a Creative Director with Ashton Design in Baltimore

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Lynne Bernhardt

For more than twenty years, Lynne Bernhardt has sharpened her graphic design skills, specializing in sign system design and wayfinding.

Bethany Foss
Bethany Foss

I create and translate brands into spatial experiences.

Don Hollis, Hollis Brand Culture
Don Hollis

Smart design improves lives, elevates experiences and amplifies stories worth telling. - Don Hollis

Myrna Orensten, Imaginality Designs, Minneapolis
Myrna Orensten

Myrna Orensten is the Creative and Idea Generator of Imaginality Designs, LLC.

Scott Withers
Scott Withers

Creative problem-solving is my passion!

Anthony Deen, ESI Design
Anthony Deen

Anthony is the creative director and partner of Place+Make/Place+Code, an integrated, environmental design practice.

Liza Rao, Gallagher & Associates, Washington DC Designer
Liza Rao

Liza Rao is Graphics Director at Gallagher & Associates. She has extensive experience in both exhibit and environmental graphics/wayfinding and corporate identity/print communications.

Stefanie Hajer, CallisonRTKL
Stefanie Hajer

Au courant with all things design 

Edmond Shahinian is a Project Manager at PCL Graphics in Toronto Canada
Edmond Shahinian

Edmond Shahinian is a Project Manager at PCL Graphics in Toronto Canada.

Laura Varacchi is a Partner at LVCK in Brooklyn.
Laura Varacchi

Laura Varacchi is a Partner at LVCK in Brooklyn.

James K Wheat, Design Director, Babendure Wheat Creative
James K. Wheat

James K Wheat is the Design Principal of Houston-based environmental graphic design firm Babendure Wheat Creative, specializing in signage, wayfinding, exhibit, and retail design.

Andy Snyder, Interactive Design Director, OpenEye Global, New York
Andy Snyder

Andy Snyder is an award-winning graphic designer & creative director for OpenEye Global, a digital experience design agency, where he currently holds the role of Interactive Design Director.

David Park, Gresham, Smith and Partners
David Park

I am a Senior Environmental Graphic Designer at Gresham, Smith and Partners, and have enjoyed a diverse career of working on programs for m

Christine Sterling started off her career in the diamond business for 20 years. Since then, she has moved to outside sales where she sold portable display systems.
Christine Sterling

Christine Sterling started off her career in the diamond business for 20 years. Since then, she has moved to outside sales where she sold portable display systems.

Richard Dirstein
Richard Dirstein

Executive VP Design & Innovation, Principal

Miles Cooper is an Owner and Partner of Image Resource Group in Columbia, SC.
Miles Cooper

Miles Cooper is an Owner and Partner of Image Resource Group in Columbia, SC.

Alexander Isley is a Connecticut-based identity, communication, and environmental designer. Alex first gained recognition in the 1980s as the senior designer at Tibor Kalman’s influential graphic design firm M&Co.
Alexander Isley

Alexander Isley is a Connecticut-based identity, communication, and environmental designer.

Deanna Worrell
Deanna Worrell

Deanna Worrell is a Graphic Designer at Associated Sign Company Inc., a company that specializes in a variety of signage products such as monument signs, building signs, digital printing, vinyl, an

Samantha Kugler, FIT
Samantha Kugler

My name is Samantha Kugler and I'm from Long Island. Right now, I'm a graduate student at FIT, studying Exhibition and Experience Design.

Cody Clark, Principal RSM Design, Los Angeles, California
Cody Clark

Cody Clark leads Environmental Graphics services in the Los Angeles Environments Studio of RTKL.

Darrin Hunter is the Founder of Dish Design in Cincinnati
Darrin Hunter

Darrin Hunter is the Founder of Dish Design in Cincinnati.

Allyson Lack is a Partner and Creative Director at Principle Design Firm in Houston, Texas.
Allyson Lack

Allyson Lack is a Partner and Creative Director at Principle Design Firm in Houston, Texas.

John Emshwiller, Gensler
John Emshwiller

John Emshwiller is co-chair of the Los Angeles Chapter.

John Emshwiller is a Senior Associate and Design Director with more than 19 years of professional brand design experience. He dedicates himself to providing clients with authentic designs and strategies that when completed are impactful and consistent with company’s visual identity.

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