Nathan Hill is partner and design lead at Spaeth Hill, a firm he and Jill Spaeth established in 2018. After collaborating for several years, the two joined forces to establish a forward-thinking design-build practice specializing in brand experiences, signage programs and curated moments.
Rachel Matthews is an Exhibition and Experience Designer based in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. Matthews is currently a VR Associate at Carne y Arena, a unique VR experience run by Frontrunner Productions. As a VR Associate she supports and facilitates visitor experiences at Alejandro González Iñárritu's Carne y Arena, and safeguards the top-of-the-line equipment that is utilized for the virtual reality experience.
Julie Flechoux is a Visual Design Director at Gallagher & Associates, in NYC.
Working with cross-functional teams, she pilots the design of immersive digital experiences in physical spaces for Museums & Brands, with the goal to inspire, educate and create long-lasting memories using a variety of media and technologies, always putting the people first at the heart of her craft.
Signs by Tomorrow in Rockville, MD is an award-winning signage and environmental graphics solutions provider in the Washington DC metro area. We are a women-owned small business with over 25 years of experience. We are proud to be the #1 Signs By Tomorrow in the United States.
Signs By Tomorrow Rockville specialize in all creative, visual communications and branding solutions. We help our clients to create a cohesive and integrated environmental graphics experience that strengthens the overall image of their organization and the comfort of those they serve.
Megan Goehrung received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art & Design from Frostburg State University, Magna Cum Laude in 2004. Since 2004 she has built a solid foundation in the signage and graphics industry while working at Signs by Tomorrow – Rockville, the #1 Signs by Tomorrow Franchisee in the U.S.
Sapna Budev is the Executive Director at the Sign Research Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Sapna Budev works with the Board of Trustees to establish vision and direction for the Foundation.
She establishes and oversees program, financial, and operational goals; guides the creation and implementation of the strategic plan, and represents the Foundation before key constituencies. She works closely with academics at Tier 1 universities to manage the research pipeline and enable academic research.
Matt Rowan has over nineteen years of experience in the design industry, viewing environments as strategic and immersive communication devices–spaces that express brand, story, and culture in compelling and impactful ways. He has a passion for deepening the emotional experience of the built environment through the use of environmental graphics, three-dimensional installations, finishes, digital media, and even lighting and sound.
Lynn Zarif is a Freelance Design Consultant in Washington, D.C.
Lynn Zarif is a well-traveled feminist, curious learner and designer who is passionate about storytelling. Lynn is always looking for innovative solutions. She has lived, studied and worked in Spain, UAE, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon. Lynn Zarif is currently based in Washington D.C. and is looking forward to being one of its design community members.
Ashley Hinkle is an Exhibition Designer at the PRD Group in Washington, D.C.
Ashley Hinkle recently graduated with a Master of Arts in Exhibition Design at the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington D.C. She specializes in exhibition design, graphics, and all things user/visitor experience.