Stevie Bales works at the intersection of art, technology, and design to develop integrated solutions for digital and built-environments. Her training in Interaction Design and background in Exhibit Set Design has given her a broad range of technical expertise in wayfinding, spatial storytelling, user experience, and creative technology. Her multidisciplinary work includes projects in: healthcare, transportation, entertainment, arts & culture, corporate, and academia.
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.
Mark Drye is the owner of Caruso+Drye Design in Atlanta
Caruso + Drye Design Group, Inc. is an Atlanta based Graphic Design consulting firm specializing in Environmental Graphic Design / Architectural Wayfinding Programs. Although the firm is involved in a variety of project types, Airports, Sports Arenas & Stadiums, Retail Centers, Mixed Used Commercial Developments and Hospital Wayfinding Programs have been the focus of the firms work in recent years.
Daniel Starr has always been driven to engage challenges and solve problems through critical and creative processes. Starr has a strong understanding of how great ideas can have impact through focused process management. Growing up in an architecture and construction based household, then focusing his education on art and business, nourished a strong balance of right and left brain thinking. This has helped Daniel Starr develop a unique perspective and ability to take projects from concept to fruition.
Alexis Agoustari is a Designer at Kate Keating Associates who has a formal education in both art history and design, she is particularly passionate about projects that connect people to place. Her desire to learn about the unique spirits and histories of built environments and helping people interpret the world around them led her to begin a career in Environmental Graphic Design, at Kate Keating Associates in 2016.
Nikki San Miguel is currently a principal at Clearstory in San Francisco.
Nikki draws on her intuitive understanding of how people navigate their environments to create clear and consistent wayfinding systems. Her prodigious memory allows her to catalog and reference all the details of a project, keeping teams on track and projects running smoothly. A steadfast persistence helps her thrive in the dynamic environment of large and complex projects.
Chris Haar is an Environmental Graphic Designer with a focus on sign and display manufacturing. His expertise lies in generating original concepts, as well as collaborating with other designers to integrate manufacturing capabilities into designs. Haar specializes in Wayfinding design and execution, Branding, Visual Identities, ADA sign code, and Project Management.