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    Joan Barlow 75x75  

    Joan Barlow, Manager, Creative, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ

    Good design brings value and helps to make choices clear. Working for more than 25 years in the design field, Barlow finds herself in a nonprofit setting where good design can help create social change. Barlow seeks to make stronger connections and find tools and practices to share what she's learned and used in her work with others—particularly at the intersection of health and design. Barlow's unique personal experiences have given her insight as to how educated consumers deal with the burden and opportunities that our current health and health care systems offer. Barlow can help change happen.

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    Joan Blohowiak 75x75  

    JoAnn Blohowiak, Graphic Designer, JoAnn Blohowiak, Minneapolis, MN

    Blohowiak is an in house graphic designer for a St. Paul manufacturing company, responsible for creating brand standards and designing collateral for both print and digital formats. Blohowiak also works with small to medium sized businesses, non profit organizations, and arts organizations to create original branding collateral, manage client campaigns, and guide re-branding efforts. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Blohowiak studied studio art and graphic communication. Blohowiak also attended Stony Brook University, in New York with a concentration on curatorial studies. A professional member of the MN chapter of the AIGA and a volunteer with local arts organizations, such as Barebones Productions and Art of This, Blohowiak maintains an actively engaged role in the Twin Cities art and design community.

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    Philip Conley 75x75  

    Philip Conley, Lead Designer, Pearson Education, K-12 Technology Marketing, Chandler, AZ

    Conley received a Bachelors of Science in Design from Arizona State University and has 10 years of experience in the field in both small and large companies.

    Currently Conley is the Lead Designer for Pearson Education for the K-12 Technology Marketing Division, promoting the company's flagship education solutions to school districts across North America with direct mail, e-campaigns, SEO and both print and digital collateral.

    Previously Conley was the Art Director for the Heard Museum Native American Arts and Culture. While there, he managed the internal flow of the design department, graphic designers and interns, design concepts for revolving exhibits, events, special projects, marketing campaigns, and advertising.

    As a freelance designer, Conley strives for outcomes that not only meet the clients needs, but add value to the world of visual communication. In his spare time, Conley works closely with the local LGBTQ nonprofit community by providing his design services as well as helping to facilitate with fund raising initiatives. Conley recently participated in the Aids Life Cycle, a 545 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that raised 14.2 Million dollars.

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    Regina Corbin 75x75  

    Regina Corbin, Senior Graphic Designer, Core Creative, Milwaukee, WI

    Corbin’s more than 15 years of experience conducting intricate work for a variety of Wisconsin-based agencies equips Core Creative with a high-level of production and design capabilities. After turning her accurate layout and production skills in publishing into a career serving multiple high-profile consumer accounts, Corbin became known and respected among clients for her award-winning packaging designs. Corbin’s proficiency with print design and ability to provide precise and immediate results are proving a welcome addition Core’s creative team. Her skills are put to work each day with Core’s client base, including Milwaukee-based power tool company Milwaukee Electric Tool. Engaging design work, meeting and exceeding deadlines, and experience covering many industries and products—just part of the reason Corbin is a hit with clients and co-workers alike. Core Creative is an integrated marketing communications agency. We believe that the most valuable, attractive brands are those that inspire both customers and employees alike. We help companies "say it." and "live it." to create total brand alignment.

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    Julie DeLeon 75x75  

    Julie DeLeon, Senior Manager, Creative Services, McDonald's Corporation, Oak Brook, IL

    As the Senior Manager of Design and Production for McDonald's Creative Services, DeLeon's primary responsibilities are focused toward staff development, team strategy and alignment, creative direction, and account management. DeLeon's 25 years of McDonald's experience has helped her develop a deep system knowledge and understanding of the brand that is extremely beneficial in interpreting strategy and content for the design team.

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    Brian Ebert, Manager of Graphic Design Services, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

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    Paul Eley 75x75  

    Paul Eley, Director, TIAG, Washington, D.C.
     

    Paul Eley provides clients and colleagues with leadership and support for planning and delivering cost-effective, useful, and engaging technology based solutions for business and community needs. With over 17 years experience within Department of Defense and commercial industry, Eley fuses his professional background in creative services with enterprise technology expertise to help organizations synthesize customer-centric solutions. As tiag’s dual-hatted Director of Web Technology & Corporate Communications, Eley provides the organization with creative services and its military health clients and nonprofit partners with technical expertise for improving military healthcare’s delivery and outcomes.

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    Katherine Emmons 75x75  

    Katherine Emmons, Strategist and writer, North Oaks, MN

    Emmons is a strategist and writer specializing in implementation of the Strategic Overview Platform—a framework for thinking designed to “get everyone on the same page” and communicate the point-in-time scenario in a one-page visual document.

    Drawing upon a background in graphic design, psychology and the nonprofit sector, Emmons has over 20 years of experience working with organizations including the University of Minnesota and American Public Media to articulate vision/mission, strategic positioning and brand messaging.

    Emmons has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in Counseling (MC) from Arizona State University.

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    Zeke Franco 75x75  

    Zeke Franco, Senior Interaction Designer, GrubHub, Chicago, IL

    Zeke Franco is an Interaction Designer at GrubHub.com and UX Instructor at The Designation. Franco creates interfaces around goals, research and user behaviors. He likes to blend UX, IxD and visual design into a cohesive design strategy.

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    Jillfrances Gray 75x75  

    Jillfrances Gray, Principal and Creative Director, JFG, Newburyport, MA

    Jillfrances Gray is the Creative Director and Principal of JFG Visual Communications, a multidisciplinary design firm, located in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Gray has over 10 years of experience working with clients in creating unique and strategic marketing brand communication programs, across an expansive industry range. Gray serves as the Director of Community Engagement as well as the Director of Design for Good for the AIGA Boston Chapter.

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    Brian Helton 75x75  

    Brian Helton, Senior Graphic Designer, CFA Institute, Charlottesville, VA

    Helton graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Virginia Tech and has been practicing graphic design in an in-house environment his entire career. Helton began as a solo designer for a regional telecommunications company and is currently Senior Graphic Designer on a team of seven creatives at a non-profit organization. In the near future, Helton aspires to take on the role of Art Director and lead the execution of his organization’s brand strategy. In his spare time, Helton enjoys playing with his two kids and doing virtually anything outside.

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    Chuck Hermes 75x75  

    Chuck Hermes, Chief Experience Officer, Clockwork Active Media Systems, Minneapolis, MN

    Hermes is a co-founder and Chief Experience Officer of Clockwork, a Minneapolis based digital agency. Herme's work in interactive began nearly 20 years ago building custom GUIs for bulletin board systems. Over the years he has co-founded two successful businesses dedicated to delivering exceptional interactive experiences. In addition to his digital life, Hermes is a father to three daughters, husband, avid cyclist, and musician.
     

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    James Hersick 75x75  

    James Hersick, President, Creative Director, RocketFuel Design, Inc., Hedgesville, WV

    James Hersick is a multi-discipline designer, strategist, illustrator and photographer. He is president and creative director of RocketFuel Design Company and president and strategist at Equalibrium. He also works with the AIGA Design for Good team and is the past president of the AIGA BlueRidge Chapter. He has worked with companies and organizations large and small to design positive changes for people and the communities they live in. Hersick believes that creativity and design can make the world an awesome place. When not working, he is usually found on two wheels, traveling, hiking or doing all of them at once.

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    Kathryn Hunt 75x75  

    Kathryn Hunt, Principal, She Does Design, Grand Rapids, MI

    Principal of She Does Design, Hunt is a passionate generalist, creative consultant and designer focused on social entrepreneurship and shared value. She works with a variety of small businesses, start-ups, and nonprofits on projects that promote social responsibility, community, health and environmental stewardship. A tireless advocate of the design community, Hunt also serves on the West Michigan Board of Directors for AIGA, and actively works to foster a rich and critical conversation around design and business in West Michigan.

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    Seth Johnson 75x75  

     Seth Johnson, Principal, Seth Johnson Design, Minneapolis, MN

    Seth Johnson is a designer, strategist, educator, and organizational leader. As principal of the Minneapolis-based consultancy Seth Johnson Design, he partners with teams and clients in a wide range of business categories to conceive and implement branding and communications solutions. Using a human-centered approach to simplify and clarify, he makes his clients' voices heard, their messages understood, and their visions realized.

    A frequent speaker at universities and design organizations around the nation, Johnson is a past president of AIGA Minnesota, serves on the governing board of Art Buddies, and was a founding member of FEAST MPLS.

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    Aly Lang, Communications Advisor, Enbridge Energy, Houston, TX

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    Matt Leavell 75x75  

    Matt Leavell, Alabama Innovation Engine Project Director, University Center for Economic Development, Birmingham, AL

    Matt Leavell is an architect, urban planner, and educator. He currently works at Alabama Innovation Engine, a design based community and economic development initiative. Engine is a partnership between Auburn University and the University of Alabama that is developing ways to connect design resources with communities throughout Alabama. In addition to Engine, Leavell periodically teaches urban planning courses at Auburn University. An Alabama native, Leavell has a Master’s of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University and Bachelors’ of Architecture and Interior Architecture from Auburn University. He is also a licensed architect in the state of New York and a LEED accredited professional.  

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    David Leinster 75x75  

    David Leinster, Manager, Brand, Creative Services & Research, Enbridge Inc., Calgary, Canada

    As Manager, Brand, Creative Services and Research for Enbridge Inc., Leinster is responsible for ensuring the strategic development and execution of the brand vision for the organization and ensuring creative consistency across its North American operations. Prior to joining Enbridge, Leinster was Account Director at Karo Group, a leading Canadian interdisciplinary branding agency. Leinster serves as a strategic brand and communications advisor for the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Art, the Energy4Everyone Foundation, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Cadicasu—a children’s camp in Kananaskis, Alberta. Projects Leinster has led have received numerous Canadian and international awards including recognition from Applied Arts, Communication Arts, the Advertising & Design Club of Canada, I.D. Magazine, Coupe, How Magazine International Promotion Awards and others. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Leinster lives in Okotoks, Alberta, with his wife and three children.

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    Deb Lindquist, Graphic Designer, Imation, Oakdale, MN

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    Christopher Marble 75x75  

    Christopher Marble, Art Director, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Eden Pararie, MN

    Christopher Marble is the art director for C.H. Robinson, a Fortune 500 transportation and logistics company located in Eden Prairie. He has been actively engaged in marketing and design for over 17 years, working at companies of various sizes, from boutique design firms to in-house creative departments. He currently resides in Brooklyn Park where he divides his time between studying languages, playing guitar and piano, and raising his three girls (with much help from his wife).

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    Nick Maschinkski 75x75  

    Nick Maschinkski, Interaction Designer, gravitytank, Chicago, IL

    Nick Maschinski is a designer and problem solver that seeks to make the complex simple and bring the user to the center of every solution. This is what keeps him up at night and always asking the question Why?

    Maschinkski has been working as an Interaction Designer at gravitytank in Chicago after stints as a print and interactive/web designer early on in his career.

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    Beth Miller 75x75  

    Beth Miller, EVP of Innovation, content strategy and client engagement, BlueSpire Strategic Marketing, Minneapolis, MN

    Miller has 13+ years of experience and exposure in human centered thinking and design. Miller has a degree in Design Communications and Graphic Design and has worked in the marketing departments of large corporations which include Disney, United Health Group, and Allianz. Miller has also worked on brands which include BMW, Sony and The Islands of the Bahamas for ad agency Fallon. Miller recently joined BlueSpire to help drive innovative and human focused thinking into the core of the organization. Miller is well versed in branding, design, creative direction, integrated marketing, advertising, ideation, strategic thinking across a multitude of platforms.

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    Deb Miner 75x75  

    Deb Miner, Creativethatconnects, Minneapolis, MN

    Creativethatconnects is a design consultancy experienced in big picture, conceptual solutions for brands, products, and communications that engages hearts and minds in print and online. As an independent creative director and design strategist, Deb Miner combines the perceptive and holistic insights of a designer, art director, and writer to arrive at compelling, engaging results. She approaches each opportunity with curiosity—her first objective is to understand what you want to accomplish, who you want to reach, and why.

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    Nisa Miranda 75x75  

    Nisa Miranda, Director, The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development, Tuscaloosa, AL

    Nisa Miranda has held the position of Director of the University of Alabama Center for Economic Development (UACED) since 1995. UACED administers technical assistance in economic development by developing and structuring programs that build local capacity; increase the elected and civic leadership base; increase tourism/recreation and entertainment; and provide a well-educated and prepared workforce to economically distressed areas in the State of Alabama. The Center is the focal point to leverage University resources and partners with a specific focus on the community development process and capacity building at the local level.

    A native of Brazil, Miranda holds an M.B.A. from The University of Alabama.

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    Darren Moore 75x75  

    Darren Moore, President, Creative Director, Titus D, Co., Lawrence, KS

    As print and digital media designer for over 20 years, Moore witnesses small business owners as they become self reliant, build wealth and donate to nonprofit organizations that encourage scholarship, individual and community development and personal crisis aid. His own experience of being underemployed, uninsured and on welfare formed his belief that all persons thrive through a free society that allows community interdependence, free market entrepreneurship, selfless giving and responsible and moral investment.

    Moore leads clients through a problem-solution methodology to create their authentic stories. He crafts these stories by blending design, text, typography, illustration and photography.

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    Hulda Nelson, Designer, Office of Public Affairs, Berkeley, CA

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    Jill Nussbaum 75x75  

    Jill Nussbaum, Executive Director of Product Design, The Barbarian Group, New York, NY

    Nussbaum’s a passionate believer in the transformative power of well conceived and smartly designed digital experiences. She’s had the opportunity to work at the forefront of developing technologies, and collaborate with brands that make a big impact in the world—Nike, GE, Samsung and Virgin, to name a few.

    As the Executive Director of Product Design at the Barbarian Group, Nussbaum works with clients to develop long term product experiences, and oversees the User Experience group. Previously she was an Executive Creative Director at R/GA, and a key player behind the design of the Nike+ platform, which was named “Campaign of the Decade” by the One Club and Adweek. In her role, she oversaw the evolution of the platform to include Nike+ Fuelband, Nike+ Basketball and Nike+ Training.

    Nussbaum is active member of the NY design community and enjoys teaching, public speaking, writing, and advising young designers and tech startups. She currently teaches in the Interaction Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts, and is a contributing writer for PSFK. She has given talks at SxSW, AIGA/NY, IxDA, and General Assembly.

    Nussbaumʼs work has garnered dozens of industry awards, including the Cannes Titanium Lion, Cannes Cyber Lion, Clio Interactive Grand, and D&AD Black Pencil. Her work also has been featured in I.D. magazine’s Annual Design Review, Contagious Magazine, Communication Arts, Digiday and FWA’s mobile site of the Day. She has juried several competitions including the One Show, Communication Arts and the Clios.

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    Monica Pedynkowski, Designer and photographer, Charlottesville, VA

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    Luke Pieczynski 75x75  

    Luke Pieczynski, Web Designer, CFA Institute, Charlottesville, VA

    As a Web/UX Designer with over a decade of experience, Pieczynski has held roles that go beyond just design. From client coordinator to director he works diligently to streamline the process to ensure a smooth transition from the start of a project through its completion.Pieczynski has been certified as a SCRUM Product Owner and has also completed training as an email expert with Constant Contact. Over the past five years he has attended numerous conferences and training events to stay abreast of industry best practices.

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    Elisa Ramirez, Graphic Designer, C.H. Robinson, Eden Prarie, MN

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    Danielle Reynolds, Senior Art Director, Quicken Loans, Detroit, MI

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    Rita Sasges 75x75  

    Rita Sasges, Principal, Sasges Inc., Calgary, Canada

    Sasges brings over 25 years of design experience to mentor clients on the power of design to transform businesses and motivate customers. Her innovation, creativity, and ability to manage a project and lead and motivate a team has resulted in award-winning design and branding programs and earned her recognition from Communication Arts, New York Art Directors Club, Applied Arts, ID and How. In addition to leading the business development and creative direction at Sasges Inc, Sasges teaches typography at the Alberta College of Art & Design and is currently Applied Art magazine’s 2013 design columnist – voicing her viewpoint on Canada’s design industry.

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    Lea Schuster 75x75  

    Lea Schuster, RDG Planning & Design, Omaha NE

    Schuster attended school at Iowa State University where she received her BFA in Graphic Design in 2002. Since then she has worked in Omaha for a graphic design studio and currently for an architecture and planning firm, RDG Planning & Design. Schuster leads the graphic design team in RDG’s Omaha office and has experience managing a wide variety of projects from in-house marketing materials to design solutions for clients and community groups. Project experience includes environmental graphics, wayfinding signage, logo development, print promotional materials, and document design. Schuster is a professional member of AIGA and SEGD.

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    Sam Shelton 75x75  

    Sam Shelton, Creative director, KINETIK, Inc., Washington, D.C.

    Sam Shelton is a designer, educator, and business strategist. He is a founding partner of KINETIK, a design firm in Washington, DC. Since 1988, Shelton’s strong belief in the power of design as a strategic force for good has guided the firm’s path in a changing world. His passion is evident in the projects he directs as well as his commitment to design education and AIGA, the professional association for design. He is a past AIGA National Board member as well as a past Board member and President of the Washington, DC Chapter. Shelton is an adjunct faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art and Design where he leads the College’s Design Ignites Change initiative.

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    Andrea Steves, Sustainability Manager, Google, Oakland, CA

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    Kristin Talbot, Senior Art Director, Quicken Loans, Detroit, MI

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    Penny Timmerman, Graphic Design Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Minneapolis, MN

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    Linda White 75x75  

    Linda White, Art Director, Senior Graphic Designer, Metropolitan Council, St. Paul, MN

    Linda White is a strategic, multidisciplinary designer and art director with an eye for innovation in quality project management and public service. White's work has run the gamut from television promotions, photography, animation, to web and print design. Her greatest expertise is in brand identity design, multi-media interactive, and print collateral. White's wish is to combine her knowledge and experience in these areas, to deliver the best creative to her clients and their audiences. She also loves coffee, fine art and kayaking Minneapolis waterways.

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    Sandra Wolfe Wood 75x75  

    Sandra Wolfe Wood, Associate Director, AIGA Minnesota Design for Good, Stillwater, MN

    A graduate of Swarthmore College and the Rochester Institute of Technology, Wolfe Wood has worked in communication design for over 30 years. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, with a concentration on how design and policy-making can work in tandem to address perennial issues like poverty, racism, accessible healthcare and education. Wolfe Wood leads AIGA Minnesota’s Design for Good initiative, which is launching its first pilot project this summer—a partnership with the Humphrey School and CAPI, a community-based direct human services provider of anti-poverty programs for refugees and immigrants.   

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    Tina Zabel 75x75 

    Tina Zabel, Senior Designer, McDonald's Corporation, Oak Brook, IL

    Tina Zabel is Senior Graphic Designer for McDonald’s Creative Services. With a background in marketing and graphic design, she helps provide strategic thinking and creative direction on the wide variety of communications projects her department develops for the McDonald’s brand. Projects are primarily targeted for internal audiences. She is a member of AIGA, SEGD and STA.

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