Where Are They Now?

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation interviewed former scholarship recipients to see what they are doing now that they are out in the workforce. These profiles feature some of the more than 6000 former scholarship recipients who have benefited over the past 60 years. This series gives you an up close and personal insight into the thoughts and motivations of the former students who are a part of our industry today. We think that you will be

pleasantly surprised at the wide range of job functions and types of companies that these people are now involved with.

As the industry’s current employees reach retirement and leave, replacing them becomes an increasingly important factor for many companies. Here are the stories of who is replacing them…

Click the photos to read each individual’s interview.

Jeff Baker

Shapco Printing Inc. Minneapolis, MN

Mike Barry

Fujifilm North America Chicago, IL

Justin bass

DiscPro Printing
& Graphics Houston, TX

Patrick Blend

Michaletz Zwief Ltd.Mequon, WI

John Bratt

Gannett Publishing
ServicesMcLean, WV

James Bretl

Innerworkings, Inc.Chicago, IL

Melissa DiVietri

DI Design StudiosDetroit, MI

Lee Dylan Elmore

Arkansas GraphicsLittle Rock, AR

Michelle Kruszewski

X-Rite/PantoneGrand Rapids, MI

Shawn McDougall

Heidelberg USA Inc.Kennesaw, GA

John Pettus

Wikoff Color CorporationFort Mill, SC

Amber Lucassen Sparks

PureAirGreenwood, MS

Dan Worley

Bag CraftChicago, IL

Learn More

PGSF works to inform young people about the opportunities that are available in the graphic arts industry and then support them during their educational phase. To learn more about PGSF, or how you can support its work, contact Jeff white at Jeff.white@pgsf.org PGSF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.