Dave PfanschmidtDave Pfanschmidt, Founder and President, has been in the printing business for 43 years. He loves helping his clients solve their printing and marketing dilemmas. A native Peorian, his hobbies are reading and golf. Dave defines “quality” as “meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations.”

Helena KowalHelena Kowal, Manager of Graphic Design, has spent the last 20 years in graphic arts. A Farmington native, Helena says the best parts of her job are “my co-workers and working on something different every day.” Helena’s off-duty time is consumed with raising twin daughters. She loves “meeting my customers’ expectations with speed, accuracy and a smile.”

Jena KnisleyJena Knisley, Customer Service and Design, has over 10 years of experience in graphics. She loves the creative aspects of the job and working with customers to achieve the highest level of quality possible for any particular job. Jena enjoys raising her two children, and her interests include music, healthy living, spending time with friends and family, and becoming the best version of herself.

Michelle SchmidtMichelle Schmidt, Bindery Manager, has 20 years in the printing industry. Her favorite part of working at Graphic Express is “the friendly work environment!” She also loves “meeting our customers’ expectations.” Michelle’s hobbies include sewing, wood crafting and biking.

Paul DaughertyPaul Daugherty, Vice President and Co-Owner, has 27 years printing experience. As the first employee of Graphic Express back in 1990, Paul has seen it all. The favorite aspect of his job is “producing quality work on time and under budget.” Born and raised in the Peoria area, Paul’s hobbies include doing anything outdoors.

Jim BaylessJim Bayless, Pre-Press Manager, has 40 years in the business. His hobbies include playing guitar and working at his church. A 50+ year Peorian, Jim says, “Quality is recognizing your role in the production process. As a customer’s job goes thru your area, you need to make sure everything you can check is checked and even look at things the customer may have overlooked. Quality is giving service so good that the customer won’t even think of using another company.”

Mark HMark Hutsell, is the newest member of the Graphic Express team having joined the company in early 2012. A Fort Wayne, IN native, he previously worked in the printing industry in sales for 19 years. Mark enjoys meeting new people, helping them with their printing projects, and building relationships with his customers. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing with his wife & getting outdoors with his Labrador Retriever.