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Rick comes to Wheelhouse Graphix with decades of experience in the Contract Furnishings Industry. He is our brand ambassador and expert in working with interior designers to outfit workplaces with professional, functional graphic design and installation. When he isn’t directing business development, Rick can be found spending time with his family or boxing in his home gym.
Dominick is our IT man! Dom’s soft spoken but big brain is a gift to have at Hole in One Programs. He always seems to have the answer when you have a question about your computer. He is a dedicated contributor to our web Design and Marketing.
Jamie is a born leader with big ideas. He is levelheaded, with a heart of an entrepreneur. He navigates our financial performance and keeps us on track. In his spare time, he loves to spend time on the golf course or on his boat with this family.
Matt’s attention to detail and always working to exceed our client’s expectations when installing their projects is his forte. He also is easy going and can make anyone laugh. Matt enjoys flipping houses and spending time with is baby girl and beautiful wife.
Cory is our Zund Master and could perform surgery with our Zund cutter. He has years of experience in production and is a crucial branch of our entire production line. With Cory’s broad knowledge of production machinery, he attributes to the smoothness of our whole operational and overlooks all troubleshooting throughout the print shop. In his free time, Cory enjoys spending time with his friends and family and is an avid gamer
Heather has the answer. She manages are Wheelhouse family from our paychecks to helping clients with invoices. She wears many hats and does it with a smile on her face. But work is not the only place she wears a lot of hats. When at home is a wife, mother and Grandmother and an avid gamer.
Sean brings knowledge to the table. His 15 years in the signage business allows him to juggle many details of customer projects and stay organized and efficient. This is a great trait when having two busy toddlers at home. When he isn’t busy at work or home, he likes to hit the course for a relaxing round of golf.
Shauna’s tremendous eye for detail and creative mind keeps everyone on their toes. When she is networking with clients and the team on a projects, she enjoys making digital photo albums and sharing them with her family.
Ryan is one of our graphic designers here at Wheelhouse. He is a proud Wayne State graduate who brings his own brand of design & illustration to the table along with the enthusiasm to create something unique every day for our clients. Most days you can find him wrapped in a blanket at his desk listening to a variety of music and podcasts.
Travis was the first to step into the Junior Graphic Designer position at Wheelhouse. He primarily handles all of the Golf Digest Planner, and Hole in One programs art work. His calm demeanor and eagerness to learn are valuable skills that help him activity pursue his free-lance work, and fit into the Wheelhouse family.
Mary is our Project Manager and has been in the large-format print industry for over a decade. Mary specializes in overseeing the details of our customer’s projects from start to finish, and she has a lot of fun while she’s at it. Prior to her career in printing, Mary earned a BBA from Northwood University. In her down time, Mary can be found snowboarding, kayaking, golfing, or spending time with her husband and their beloved dogs.
Kelsey has grown with us to be our Lead Graphic Designer. As our go-to gal, she has helped us rebrand and rejuvenate our internal companies to better reach new clientele and produce larger projects. She makes for a fierce combination of wit, tenacity, and talent. Her attention to detail and eye for color take our clients’ simple visions and make them larger than life. Kelsey makes it look easy and brings her passion for design with her to every project, big or small. Kelsey is also an excellent cook and has regularly shared her talent during our daily team lunches. Living in downtown Detroit, Kelsey regularly cheers on the Detroit Red Wings and enjoys some of the city’s best breweries and restaurants. She also loves (really loves) dogs.
Chris brought his experience to the team as a production artist. He handles all of the Golf Digest Planner and Hole In One programs art work. Chris will be going to Macomb Community College full time in the Fall. In his free time he enjoys camping and being in the outdoors. He is also an avid snow and water skier.
Stella is our Chief Greeter. She takes pride in her work, always keeping an open ear for the front doorbell. After an initial sniff-test, she welcomes guests with a heart-warming smile and wag of her tail. In her down-time, Stella patrols the office in search of treats, toys, and co-workers looking for a game of tug-of-war. Stella is an avid collector of golf balls and enjoys sampling the finest meats and cheeses the world has to offer.
Mike is our Printing Manager for every project that comes through the production grid. With a vast background in graphic design and mechanical engineering, Mike ensures the programming and consistency of everything that we print is held to the highest of standards. During Mike’s free time he enjoys creating designs of his own and spending time with friends and family.
Dave is the Color Profiling expert for our entire product line. With years of experience working within the print industry, he has worked with clients around the country and can profile any material and products for any project. Throughout his career, he is known for always staying ahead of schedule and never missing a deadline, while ensuring his projects are properly completed. His free time is primarily spent following and rooting for his Washington Capitals and playing hockey.
Timm is a seasoned professional who has been in the print and graphics business for years. He has been involved in a spectrum of projects, which include designing graphics for a complete retail grocery store interior and printing stickers and wraps for vehicles. Some notable national clients have included Best Buy, Burlington, Publix, and Wrangler. On a local level, he has helped refresh and rebrand countless grocery, retail, and convenience stores. Although a native of Metro Detroit, he lived in Tampa, FL for many years. Timm has owned several businesses, served on the Board of Directors for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, and on the Advisory Board for the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning team. Several years ago, Timm moved back to the Detroit area for love… and is very happy he did!
Trina has a forever crush on all things creative. She is obsessed with turning the whys into why nots? She is always looking to improve things, which is why branding and marketing are her sweet spots. She genuinely enjoys helping others improve and achieve, and she trusts the truth of consistent incremental improvements, while she embraces the wisdom that follows failure. Her career began in sports broadcasting, then moved to newspaper and ad agency. Using her communication and marketing magic, she has earned top performance awards in sales. She enjoys tea and drinks coffee mostly during the NBA playoffs. Her life’s philosophy is an all-encompassing positive self-development and healthy-fit. Trina chooses to see the good in all people and believes anything is possible!
Tom joined the team nearly 20 years ago, bringing his attention to detail and “always be closing” attitude. With a background in sales and marketing, Tom was the perfect addition to J. Ryder Group, growing the Hole in One Program Division from the bottom up. Since cultivating that part of the business, Tom has continued working on new projects to expand the company and is now heading up the Wheelhouse Graphix sales team. Tom’s favorite part of his career is the wide range of customers that he gets to interact with on a daily basis. When Tom is not at work, he enjoys spending as much time as he can with his wife and three (quickly) growing children. He has two daughters in college and a son who is a high school senior.
Brandon is the Lead Production Manager in the print shop. As a production manager, he is in charge of the planning, coordination, and control of manufacturing processes. He is responsible for ensuring productivity by our entire staff, while maintaining the highest quality of all our products. Brandon started at the J Ryder Group as a graphic design intern for Hole In One and has since worked his way up. During Brandon’s free time, he skateboards with his little brother, works on design projects at home, and spends time with his family and girlfriend.