Chapter Leaders EGD Specialists

Zach Kotel
Zach Kotel

Zach Kotel is a co-chair of the Denver Chapter.

Zach Kotel’s background lies in fine art, specifically painting and drawing. With many years of experience in almost all traditional art media, Zach has an exceptional eye for composition, leading to conceptually sound designs.

Shayla Hufana
Shayla Hufana

Shayla Hufana is a Senior Designer and Art Director at The Boeing Company and a Seattle Chapter Co-Chair for SEGD.

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.

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.

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.

Kris Helmick
Kris Helmick

Kris Helmick serves on the 2017-2021 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.

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

Jessica Schultz is a Chicago Chapter Co-Chair.

Melissa Schmitz
Melissa Schmitz

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

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.

Margaret Drew
Margaret Drew

Margaret Drew is a Portland chapter co-chair.

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.

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.

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.

Yann Follain, WY-TO
Yann Follain

Yann Follain is an SEGD Singapore Chapter Co-Chair

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amanda Hurley
Amanda Hurley

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

Amy Rees
Amy Rees

Amy Rees is a Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chair.

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.

Michele Allen, Owner Crux Creative, WI
Michele Allen

Specializes in Museum, Corporate Interiors, History Walls, Exhibits and more!

Monika Meyer
Monika Meyer

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

Joshua Huckleberry

Joshua Huckleberry is a co-chair of the Orange County Chapter

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.

Regan Mahoney is the VP of Environments at Splash! in San Francisco.
Regan Mahoney

Regan Mahoney is an SEGD San Francisco Chapter Co-Chair and Director of Experiential Environments at Image Options.

Jemma Raddick
Jemma Radick

Jemma Radick is a Kansas 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.

Jo Bailey, Massey University
Jo Bailey

Jo Bailey is co-chair of the SEGD Wellington Chapter.

I am Jo Bailey, a designer based in Wellington, New Zealand. I am interested in visual communication, especially where it intersects with navigating space (from a book, to a website, to the world around us).

Cris McCampbell
Chris McCampbell

SEGD San Diego Chapter Chair

Chris McCampbell has over 10 years experience in Graphic Design initiating and implementing creative solutions for a diverse range of clients. Chris applies an interdisciplinary and holistic approach as lead designer of signage, environmental graphics, and interiors for educational, civic, and healthcare projects.

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.

Peter Muller
Peter Muller

Peter Muller is an SEGD Seattle chapter co-chair

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.

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.  

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

Despina Macris is a member of the 2021 SEGD Board and has been on the SEGD Board since 2019; she is also the Brisbane SEGD Chapter Co-chair and Director at dotdash.

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.

Karen Block, KNZ Companies
Karen Block

Karen Block is an Orlando Chapter Co-Chair.

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.

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.

Jessica Grant

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

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.

Austin Frith, Dallas Chapter Co-Chair
Austin Frith

Austin Frith is excited to provide the SEGD DFW Chapter with leadership that will help grow the local chapter membership while providing networking and education events that benefit local SEGD members.

Kelly Kleinfelter
Kelly Kleinfelter

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

Pavani Yalla, Second Story
Pavani Yalla

Pavani Yalla is an SEGD Atlanta 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Co-chapter Chair of SEGD's Cleveland Chapter.

Anthony Morrison, Element EGD
Anthony Morrison

Anthony Morrison is the Portland Chapter Co-Chair

Provider of Organic Experiences. Anthony Morrison first discovered SEGD almost 10 years ago while working at the ASI Modulex (Now ASI) corporate office in Dallas, Texas.

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.

Laura McCoy
Laura McCoy

Laura McCoy is a Nashville Chapter Co-Chair.

Jon Moses
Jon Moses

Connecting people to spaces with design and storytelling

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.

Chad McLeroy
Chad McLeroy

Chad McLeroy is an Atlanta Chapter Co-Chair.

Chad McLeroy is an Environmental Graphic Designer at EYP’s award-winning studio located in downtown Atlanta.

Photo of Jack Bryce, Jack Bryce Urban Design
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.

Olha Romaniuk
Olha Romaniuk

Olha Romaniuk is the SEGD Singapore Chapter Chair and a creative director at a design and build firm DevArch.

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.

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.

Lisa Bambach headshot
Lisa Bambach

Lisa Bambach is an SEGD Cincinnati Chapter Co-Chair

Samantha Wilson
Samantha Wilson

Sam Wilson is a Milwaukee Chapter Co-Chair. Sam is also a 3D designer & creative director with a specialization in branded environments.

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.

Joshua Gallagher is a Senior Visual Designer at Gallagher & Associates. Joshua Gallagher has nearly a decade's worth of experience in visual and communication design.
Joshua Gallagher

Joshua Gallagher is a co-chair of the New York Chapter

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

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

David Middleton
David Middleton

2012 Distinguished Member Award honoree and 2006 Angel Award honoree

Bhawika Mishra
Bhawika Mishra

Bhawika Mishra is an Exhibition & Experience Design major graduating in December 2020 with a Master of Arts degree in designing & fabricating exhibit and experience-based projects; visual merchandising, team & project management

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.

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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