Chapter Leaders EGD Specialists

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Brittney Butler

Britney Butler is co-chair of the Richmond Chapter.

Since 2007, Brittney Butler has overseen the branding and graphic standards for VMDO Architects – a Charlottesville, VA-based architectural firm specializing in planning and design for K12 schools and higher education facilities.

Headshot of Julie Maggos, SEGD Chicago Chapter Co-Chair
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.

Scott Muller
Scott Muller

SEGD Charlotte Chapter Co-Chair.

An industry veteran, Scott Muller consults with clients on projects ranging from brand rollouts to complex fabrication of large-scale interior and exterior programs. Scott has been a SEGD member for 15 years and has been involved in every aspect of the industry

Heather Testa, Principal, Ten8 Group, St. Louis MO
Heather Testa

Heather Testa is a co-chair of the St. Louis Chapter

Heather Testa has over 31 years of experience working in the graphic, industrial, and environmental design fields. In 1997, she founded Ten8 Group with a vision of creating a company which would focus on using design to solve problems and build brand identities in a three-dimensional space.

Michael Gallagher
Michael Gallagher

Michael Gallagher is a Project Manager at Infinite Scale. He works with a  team to deliver turnkey executions to major events.

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.

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.

Margaret Drew
Margaret Drew

Margaret Drew is a Portland chapter co-chair.

Joe Lawton
Joe Lawton

As the Managing Director of Media Objectives, Joe Lawton oversees all aspects of the studio. His passion for creating holistic brand experiences became the foundation for M-O.

Natalie Maitland, Graphic Designer at the Cleveland Museum of Art
Natalie Maitland

Co-chapter Chair of SEGD's Cleveland Chapter.

Steve Hutchison is the Executive Vice President at CG Signage in Santa Ana.
Steve Hutchison

Steve Hutchison is an Orange County Chapter Co-Chair and the Executive Vice President at CG Signage in Santa Ana.

Holly Nichols, Project Manager, Infinite Scale, Salt Lake City
Holly Nichols

Holly Nichols is a Salt Lake City Chapter Co-chair.

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.

Amanda Hurley
Amanda Hurley

Amanda Hurley is a co-chair of the Denver Chapter.

Sara Pasch, Bluecadet
Sara Pasch

Sara Pasch is a Philadephia Chapter Co-Chair

Sara Pasch is a Senior Strategist at Bluecadet, where she leads projects that bring together the physical and the digital to create beautiful and cohesive experiences that are grounded in strategy and sustainable to maintain.

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.

Jemma Radick
Jemma Radick

Jemma Radick is a Kansas City Chapter Co-Chair.

Alan Kriegel, Co-Chair for the San Francisco Chapter.
Alan Kriegel

Alan Kriegel is a San Francisco Chapter Co-Chair.

Olha Romaniuk
Olha Romaniuk

Olha Romaniuk is the SEGD Singapore Chapter Chair and a studio manager of a museum planning and design firm Gallagher & Associates Asia.

Katie Davis-Styles
Katie Davis-Sayles

Katie Davis-Sayles is a Vancouver Chapter Co-chair. She is also the founder and lead designer of Kanawha Design Studio.

Darlene van Uden, Infinite Scale
Darlene van Uden

Darlene van Uden is Design Director at Infinite Scale. She joined as a Senior Designer in 2012 after spending several years at Two Twelve in New York.

Kelly Kleinfelter
Kelly Kleinfelter

Kelly Kleinfelter is a co-chair of the SEGD Charlotte Chapter and an Environmental Graphic Designer at 505Design.

Karen Ryan

Karen Ryan is co-chair for the Portland Chapter.

During her tenure with Anderson Krygier, Karen Ryan has distinguished herself as a thorough, thoughtful designer and manager of complex wayfinding and experiential graphic design programs.

Frauke Bartels, Project Manager and Graphic Designer at the University of Texas at Austin
Frauke Bartels

Frauke Bartels is a Project Manager and Senior Graphic Designer at the University of Texas at Austin and a long time SEGD member.

Elizabeth Griswold is a Senior Graphic Designer at Ewing Cole in Raleigh, NC
Elizabeth Griswold

Elizabeth Griswold translates brand stories into experiences. With her focus aimed on strategic integration in the built environment, she takes a holistic approach to brand essence. A natural collaborator, Elizabeth works with a multi-disciplinary team for fully integrated design solutions. She leads EGD projects from concept to completion, ensuring consistency in the nuances of each brand. Using her passion for the EGD field as her driving force, Elizabeth successfully led the effort to create the SEGD Raleigh Chapter and co-leads the chapter with her fellow chairs.

Monika Meyer
Monika Meyer

Monika Meyer is a co-chair for the Toronto chapter.

Nick Bannikoff
Nick Bannikoff

Nick Bannikoff is a Design Director at BrandCulture in Sydney, Australia and co-chair for the Sydney Chapter.

He graduated as an architect and industrial designer in 1991, and today he is one of Australia’s leading wayfinding and experiential designers.

Headshot of Brian Dyches, Open Eye, San Diego CoChapter Chair
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.

Jessica Schultz, Environmental Graphic Designer at Shive-Hattery in Chicago
Jessica Schultz

Jessica Schultz is a Chicago Chapter Co-Chair.

T.J. Daly
TJ Daly

T.J Daly is co-chair for the Richmond Chapter.
T.J. joining Acorn Sign Graphics marks a strategic milestone in the company’s journey over the past ten years with growth from a small, local sign company of 5 Associates to a leading national provider of custom architectural signage with more than 40 Associates.

Headshot of Angela Serravo, SEGD Denver Chapter, Tangram
Angela Serravo

SEGD Denver Chapter Co-Chair

Angela Serravo is a Principal Partner/Lead Designer at Tangram Design, a Colorado Chapter Chair with the Society of Environmental Graphic Design, and an active volunteer in her local community.

Gretta Fry, Spye
Gretta Fry

Gretta Fry is a Minneapolis Chapter co-chair.

Amy Rees, ex;it
Amy Rees

Amy Rees is a Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chair.

Annelle Stotz
Annelle Stotz

Annelle Stotz is on the 2020 SEGD Board and was a Co-Chair for the Seattle Chapter.

Annelle Stotz is a designer working at IA Interior Architects, and is growing the EGD capability in the Seattle office. She is working with global teams to create strategic and integrated experiences for clients within their workplace.

Jessica Grant

Jessica Grant is a senior brand and experiential graphic designer based just north of Boston, Massachusetts.

Steve Dubberly, Smallwood
Steve Dubberly

Steve is co-chair of the Atlanta chapter.

As a professional graphic designer since 2001, Steve Dubberly has designed and managed the production, installation and fulfillment of a wide range of design projects.

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.

Tristan Valencia, SenovvA
Tristan Valencia

Tristan Valencia, Principal and Founder of studio black comes to the industry from decades of live production experience.

Simon Majarian is a Project Manager with SKA DESIGN in South Pasedena, California
Simon Majarian

Simon Majarian is a co-chair of the Los Angeles chapter and a Project Manager with SKA DESIGN in South Pasedena, California.

Simon Majarian has been with SKA DESIGN since 2008.

Before joining SKA DESIGN he completed his degree in design at Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

Jeff Peden, Dalton+Anode
Jeff Peden

Jeff Peden is a co-chair of the Nashville Chapter.

Jeff is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Dalton+Anode, a digital creative studio specializing in visual information design and interactive media. He is a deep-thinking marketer with a fondness for positioning products and building campaigns.

Susan Mavor, Principal Communication Design at PUBLIC
Susan Mavor

Susan Mavor is co-chair of the Vancouver Chapter.

With a background in theater, exhibit and graphic design, Susan Mavor is passionate about creating compelling 3D cultural experience.

Susan Mavor’s work in visual communication includes brand identity, visitor experience design and information design for the built environment.

Jesse Yunger
Jesse Yungner

Co-chair for the Minneapolis Chapter

Jesse Yungner is an Environmental Graphic Designer and a graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD) in the field of illustration.

Robin Anderson
Robin Anderson

Robin Anderson is a co-chair for the SEGD Austin Chapter and a designer at Page/Dyal Branding and Graphics in Austin, Texas. She specializes in signage and wayfinding.

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.

Barton Strawn, Infinite Scale
Barton Strawn

Barton Strawn is a Project lead at Coel Studio. He received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Marketing and Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor's of Environmental Design, Architecture at the North Carolina State University. His specialties: are brand development, product development, team management, and strategic planning.

Hannah Olin, Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler in Washington DC
Hannah Olin

Hannah Olin a co-chair of the Washington DC chapter and is an Environmental Graphic Designer at Gensler.

Hannah Olin has lead design projects in the areas of wayfinding, experiential graphic design and strategy for clients such as The Washington Post, Nestlé US Headquarters, Aramark, International Monetary Fund, Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

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.

Karen Block, KNZ Companies
Karen Block

Karen Block is an Orlando Chapter Co-Chair.

Allison Harris, Architect, 310 Architecture + Interiors, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
Allison Harris

Allison Harris is a co-chair of the SEGD Raleigh Chapter and an architect at 310 Architecture + Interiors.

Jonathan Mugmon
Jonathan Mugmon

Jonathan Mugmon is a co-chair for the Kansas City Chapter.

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.

Nick Zuniga, Associate Project Manager, HDR Architecture, Omaha, Nebraska
Nick Zuniga

Nick Zuniga is an Associate Project Manager with HDR Architecture in Omaha, Nebraska where his focus is on project management, design, documentation and quality assurance.

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.

Grania Frueh, Environmental Graphic Designer, BHDP, Cincinnati, Ohio
Grania Edgar

Grania Edgar is a co-chair of the Cincinnati Chapter.

Grania Edgar is an Environmental Graphic Designer with BHDP Architecture in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Blake Kishler is a Branded Environments Designer at Kolar Design in Cincinnati
Blake Kishler

Blake Kishler is a co-chair of the Cincinnati Chapter.

Blake Kishler is a Branded Environments Designer at Kolar Design in Cincinnati

Blake Kishler is an Industrial and Experiential Graphic Designer with an exhibit design background.

David Middleton
David Middleton

2012 Distinguished Member Award honoree and 2006 Angel Award honoree

Nick Kapica

SEGD Wellington Chapter Chair
2018 SEGD Chapter Chair Award Winner

I am a designer, passionate about communication but interested in all fields of design …

I am passionate about visual communication, interested in all fields of design and architecture, and my favourite projects are those requiring a multitude of design fields.

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Jack Bryce

Brisbane Co- Chair Chapter Chair

Jack Bryce is the principal of Jack Bryce Urban Design with over 20 years experience in planning and design for corporate, property, sports, tourism, government, land management, entertainment and transport clients.

Samuel Pease, Boston Chapter Chair
Samuel Pease

SEGD Boston Chapter Co-Chair

For over 15 years Samuel Pease has been actively involved in all aspects of design, starting early in his career working for a nationally regarded architectural specialties fabricator, then moving through multiple internationally recognized design firms.

Chris Fato
Chris Fato

Chris Fato is a co-chair of the San Francisco chapter.

A self-proclaimed “sign guy,” Chris Fato has been designing and problem-solving in the signage industry for 13 years. His experience encompasses a broad array of interior and exterior wayfinding, corporate branding change-outs, and many projects in the banking and medical industries.

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.

Melissa Schmitz
Melissa Schmitz

Melissa Schmitz is a Houston Chapter Co-Chair and Brand Integration Team Leader for Kirksey Architecture based in Houston, TX.

Shelley Rosdahl, Star Signs LLC
Shelley Rosdahl

Shelley Rosdahl is a Kansas City Chapter Co-Chair.

Shelley Rosdahl has been in the custom signage industry for 25+ years, 15+ years as a member of SEGD.  

Nima Gopalakrishnan is a Senior Designer at Entro in Toronto.
Nima Gopalakrishnan

Nima Gopalakrishnan is a Senior Designer at Entro in Toronto. Nima is also a co-chair for the Toronto Chapter.

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.

Linzi Eggers, Cloud Gehshan Associates
Linzi Eggers

Linzi Eggers is a Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chair

Linzi Eggers brings extensive knowledge of experiential graphic design to CGA. Her passion for sign design and wayfinding strategy makes her a valuable asset to the Cloud Gehshan team.

Jim DeRoin, Boyd Sign Systems, Denver Chapter Co-chair
Jim DeRoin

Jim DeRoin is co-chair of the SEGD Denver Chapter.

Jim DeRoin is Vice President Sales/Project Management of Boyd Sign Systems, which provides complete graphic support, fabrication, shipping and installation of ADA-compliant architectural illuminated and non-illuminated sign systems.

Danny Roberts

Danny Roberts is an Atlanta Chapter Co-Chair.

Working in Graphic Design, Advertising, Signage & Wayfinding for 25 years, Danny Roberts is Vice President of Advertising & Design at APCO Signs. His responsibilities include Branding & Identity, Marketing Strategy, Print and Collateral Material, Web & Digital Design, National Advertising Campaign, Exhibition Design, Product Design and R&D.

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