Cathy Skoglund is the Director for the Arizona State University Print & Imaging Laboratory. She received her Bachelor of Science and Technology degree with an emphasis in Graphic Communications from Arizona State University. Cathy is an effective leader and dynamic manager with detailed experience in all facets of digital printing operations and business development. She is an accomplished industry professional, whose talents include facilitating continuous improvement programs and evolving organizational teams to include operational, tactical, strategic and visionary results for all stakeholders. Cathy has played a significant role in the growth of four leading Arizona digital printing companies as a highly successful Production Manager, Customer Service Manager, Million Dollar Club Account Executive and Manager of Operations. Cathy served on the ASU Ethics Task Force and her industry involvements include an active member of the Western States Printing Alliance, In-plant Print & Mailing Association, Print On Demand Initiative, Association of College & University Printers and Digital Solutions Cooperative to name a few. She is an active participant at many industry events sitting on panels and speaking about her experiences nationally and internationally. Cathy is very passionate about the growth of ASU students. She has created a unique environment which offers students a real world digital working environment while they are seeking their degree. The entire workforce of the ASU Print & Imaging Lab is made of enthusiastic students with innovative ideas.
Chris Myers is the Manager of Print and Design at the ASU Print & Imaging Lab. His previous work experience in leading edge digital print production and his support of student learning and life guidance make him the perfect fit for managing our production staff. He leads the team developing strategies for quicker workflow, executes comprehensive print production and manages suppliers for best value, quality and service. He implements new technologies, manages performance and coaches team members to grow to their utmost potential. He is an advocate of department collaboration enabling the student workforce to manage complex projects throughout the lab. Chris is responsible for producing projects with utmost quality and delivering on or before the given timeframe. His calm demeanor successfully motivates the team enabling the Print Lab to produce projects with extremely tight deadlines. In his spare time he coaches competitive club soccer and with his wife Sharri, raises his three kids Mathew, Jewell and Sam.
Stetson Finch was born in raised in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and is now a sophomore attending Arizona State. During high school, Stetson took an interest in architecture and architectural drafting. After working in an architecture firm as a draftsman for a while, Stetson realized that that path was not right for him. That’s when he discovered his passion for media and design. Stetson then began to teach himself how to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and how to code in XHTML and CSS. Shortly after, he decided to join the Graphic Information Technology program and has been expanding his skillset ever since. Here at ASU, not only is Stetson a student and student worker, he is also heavily involved with several clubs and organizations on campus.
Kyle Pendley was born in Lodi, California. At the age of 2 his family moved to Mesa, Arizona and he’s been in the valley since. Kyle always liked creating and designing things along with fixing problems. In high school Kyle spent two years in Video Production. He obtained a broad knowledge of filming, broadcasting and editing. Since then he’s also started his own freelance photography business. Kyle has done weddings, portraits, and used interesting techniques to acquire not commonly seen photographs.
This has led to his interest and involvement in the Graphic Information and Technology program here at ASU. Kyle also has a strong passion for music which is mainly inspired by his faith. He plays a main variety of instruments, but has recently put more focus on guitar and singing. Kyle mainly plays for his church’s worship services, but has gotten invites for other events. Kyle’s creativity and interest in technology has not only benefitted him as a student worker, but helped him be involved in ASU’s Graphic Information and Technology program.