For 60 years, the first edition of Graphic Design USA has recognized ‘People to Watch’ who embody the spirit of the creative community. Individuals we know and respect for a combination of talent, success, leadership, newsworthiness, influence, and community service writ large.
Cesar’s work has been recognized with more than 50 awards from top organizations such as Graphis, AIGA, and AdFed
Anne H. Berry is a writer, designer, and Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at Cleveland State University (CSU).
As an Associate Creative Director, Laura Frisvold is helping grow the Maverick Studios creative team.
Beth Ponticello has led graphic design, cultivating relationships with and elevating the missions of numerous nonprofit organizations for 27 years at CEDC.
Larry Hruska is a Creative Director for Garrison Hughes Design (GHD), an arm of Garrison Hughes Advertising.
Kim Vandrilla has led efforts in rebranding, app/website launches, storytelling for funding before now heading Brand & Creative, DTC at The Clorox Company.
Matt is the Head of Design and Creative Director at Fortnight Collective, a marketing agency helping brands be better and faster.
Jonathan and Anna have thrived on the business and creative relationship they formed over 20 years ago when they met at the office of Poulin + Morris.
Bruce Power’s Creative Strategy and Communications staff handle internal and external publications, signage, exhibits, websites, social media and more.
Marysia Walker is a passionate creative who truly cares about her client partners, colleagues, project work, and community.
Paul has spent over thirty years helping shape, create, design, innovate and transform some of the world’s best brands and organizations.
Kate has spent the better part of three decades creating and crafting design-forward work for companies that believe in the transformative power of design.
Founded by New Jersey natives Adam (Gold) and Jerry (Snow), GoldenSnow is a marketing and branding house based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
John Davis is part of Cyber Graphics, offering everything from Brand Creation, Package Design, Photography, Prototyping, 3D visualization to Flexo Pre-Press/Plate manufacturing.
Elise Roy, MS, JD, is a Principal Architect for User Experience at Salesforce where she leads teams in implementing inclusive user experiences.