We connect by design.

Collaborators

Jenni Pagano: Project Manager
Jenni has experience managing projects and teams in retail and non-profit organizations. She earned her BFA in design at UCLA and has worked as an interior designer for both commercial and residential projects. Jenni also creates innovative jewelry from recycled materials, as well as graphics and websites. A Southern California native, Jenni has called Tucson home for more than 20 years. Fun Fact: I have near-perfect color memory but can’t remember my husband’s phone number.

Joel Harris: Senior Designer
Joel Harris is a freelance designer and founder of joelharrisdesign.co in Tucson, Arizona. With a background in government consulting, advertising and nonprofit work, Joel leverages his experiences with specialties in branding and identity design. He works with small businesses to create unique communication experiences in any medium that resonates with their targeted audience. He is a board member on the AIGA Tucson chapter. He received his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Fun fact: I was born in the same country as the creator of The Smurfs, Belgium.

Gabriela (Gaby) Fleming: Graphic and Web Designer
Gaby is a Tucson born & raised freelance designer now located in Austin, Texas. She has experience working in publishing, marketing, advertising, and web design for various companies. Her freelance efforts are varied, but she’s best known for her branding design and WordPress designs. She is a past-president of AD2 Tucson, and has served on the board of AAF Tucson. She received her BFA from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Fun fact: I play roller derby! I started with Tucson Roller Derby, but now play for Rockin’ City Rollergirls in Round Rock, TX!

Eleonore Rowe: Illustrator and Graphic Designer
Eleonore Rowe is from Germany but loves her new home Tucson. She worked in Germany as a graphic designer and workshop teacher for arts education. She has a masters degree in Design and specialized in design for diversity. Her goal is to solve boundaries with design. She attended various exhibitions in Germany and participated in a number of design and art contests successfully. Fun fact: I made a study abroad program at the University of Kansas.

dave_smithDave Smith: Word Press Guru, Programmer, and R&D
Dave (aka Houston) has developed WordPress sites for clients throughout the United States. A blogger extraordinaire, he maintains over a dozen blogs on topics including real estate, photography, WordPress, and daily reflections. Fun fact: Most people don’t know that I’ve been an ordained minister for the past 42 years.

 

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Sheila WilenskyWriter, Editor, Educator, and Author PR
Sheila Wilensky has written for local and national publications — from the Tucson Weekly and Tucson Foodie, to Publishers Weekly and American Bookseller. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the former associate editor of the Arizona Jewish Post, and has edited manuscripts for authors and publishers. Fun fact: The historian Howard Zinn, author of “People’s History of the United States,” was my mentor.

aliceAlice Wittenburg: Web Manager
Alice loves to focus on detail work, and she takes deadlines very seriously. Her specialties include creation of web graphics (including animated gifs and photo slideshows), website maintenance, and creation of email newsletters. Fun fact: I’ve been writing short stories all my life, and I’m currently working on a novel.

 

Brett Bohstedt: Messaging Consultant and Copy Writer
Brett is an elementary school teacher who received his degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. He has written for national education publications, ghost written for local businesses, and helped professionals focus their brand messaging. Above all, Brett is a life-long learner, attempting to put the chaos of the world into order with the written word. Fun fact: I created a mindfulness program for elementary school children.