Technical Advisory Board
Gordon Brown and wife Ann own New Vista Image, a digital print and design company located in Golden, Colorado. He has been involved in the sign and printing industry for more than three decades, beginning with screen printing and transitioning into digital print tech-nologies as the industry has progressed.
Geoff Michael is a Twin Cities-based sign professional and computer tech with experience in electric signage, EMCs and LED technology.
Lyle Bunn is an independent consultant widely recognized for his work as an advisor, educator and commentator in North America’s Digital Signage/DOOH industry.
Nora Norby, is president and founder of Banner Creations, Inc., a full-service fab-ric printing and finishing company with an emphasis on sustainable printing and on fabrics made from post-consumer products.
Scott Segen organized ADPrint LLC as a corporate entity to consult, manage and oversee the use and production of high-quality out-of-home graphics. Scott has spent the last 35 years as CEO of a handful of large-format digital produc-tion companies.
Vince DiCecco is a business training and development consultant and owner of the Acworth, Georgia-based business, Your Personal Business Trainer, Inc. He has been sculpting his sales, marketing and training techniques since 1979. Vince shares inno-vative and practical ideas in his seminars on business management excellence at NBM Shows.
Rich Thompson is a founder and princi-pal of large-format print service bureau AdGraphics. He’s been in the large-format printing industry since 1991, was a member of the first Digital Graphics Editorial Advisory Board, in 1996, and has served on the board of directors with DPI (Digital Printing and Imaging Association).
Tom Hauenstein is a technical sales spe-cialist for LexJet’s line of primers and coat-ings for Indigo presses. He is an industry veteran with extensive hands-on experi-ence in color management. Tom has also presented seminars across the U.S. on his One-and-Done method of color managing the workflow to ensure top-quality prints while cutting costs.
Sharon Toji, widely known as the “ADA Sign Lady,” is an expert in ADA signage and ANSI compliance standards for ADA signage. She is president of ADA Sign Products, and owner of Access Communications, a consultancy special-izing in ADA standards and codes.
Nicholas M. Hellmuth
Nicholas M. Hellmuth, Ph.D., is director of FLAAR, an institute that specializes in research, evaluation and education relative to large-format digital printing. FLAAR is located in St. Louis.
Tom Trutna is president and owner of BIG INK Display Graphics in Eagan, Minnesota, a large-format graphics firm. BIG INK has implemented a series of sustainable printing programs and pro-cesses including a comprehensive “take it back” recycling program.
Charity Jackson is owner of Visual Horizons Custom signs, a full-service commercial sign company based in Modesto, California. She has been in business since 1995 and specializes in vehicle wraps, design and project man-agement and workflow.
Ray Work, Ph.D., is an independent con-sultant specializing in inkjet ink, media and printing solutions. Prior to consulting he spent more than 28 years with DuPont where he developed the first pigmented black ink for desktop printers along with Hewlett-Packard.