Graphic Arts Magazine Publisher and Newmarket, Ontario resident Joe Mulcahy has spent his entire career in the printing and publishing business. He opened his first commercial printing shop, The Press Run, in 1979 and sold that successful enterprise in 1984. He started his second commercial printing venture, Designers Typesetter & Printers International, in 1986 and sold that thriving business in 1996. He began publishing Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) in 1997. Today, in a saturated market, GAM has evolved from a basic newsprint offset publication to one of the Canadian Printing industry’s top high-end colour magazines – covering not just the latest printing industry news, new products and equipment, but also software, design, sales and other topics that are important to today’s commercial printers and other graphic arts professionals.
Tony Curcio has been the Senior Writer and News Editor of Graphic Arts Magazine for over six years. He is an award-winning Toronto-born writer who has written for virtually every type of print and electronic media during his 45-year career. He began in 1969 as a writer in the Communications Department of The Toronto Star. After five years, he became head writer. He left the newspaper in 1989 and currently maintains a small freelance writing and design business in addition to his responsibilities at Graphic Arts Magazine.
Natalia Lumby is an Assistant Professor at the School of Graphic Communications Management and Associate Editor at GAM. Teaching in areas of premedia and project management, Natalia is keenly interested in design, innovation, and technology.
Printing Sales Columnist
David Fellman is a renowned printing sales authority and the President of David Fellman & Associates (Cary, NC) a leading sales and marketing consulting firm serving numerous segments of the graphic arts industry. He is the author of Sell More Printing (2009) and Listen To The Dinosaur (2010), which Selling Power magazine listed as one of its “10 Best Books To Read in 2010.” His articles on sales, marketing and management topics have appeared in a variety of industry publications, and he is a popular speaker who has delivered seminars and keynotes at industry events across the Canada, the U.S. England, Ireland and Australia.
Business Funding Columnist
Elliott Schiller is a Director at Toronto’s Teeger Schiller Inc., a company that specializes in obtaining government funding, both federal and provincial. His clients receive over $5 million annually to support their ongoing business innovation. While the primary source of government revenue refunds for his customers has been the SR&ED program administered by Canada Revenue Agency, there are often numerous short-term opportunities that his clients can take advantage of. These include various programs from Industry Canada, the National Research Council of Canada, and the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Diana Brown is an Instructor at the School of Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University and the Owner of ON-SITE First Aid & CPR Training Group, a health & safety company that provides training to the Graphic Arts Industry.
Douglas Hart is president of Hart & Associates Management Consultants Ltd., a company that provides marketing and business strategy advice to printing companies to help them improve their competitiveness and profitability, including services to help them successfully buy or sell their businesses.
Jason Lisi is an associate professor at Ryerson’s School of Graphic Communications Management, where he teaches premedia and advanced technology subjects, and is an executive member of the Ghent PDF Workgroup.
Wide Format Printing Specialist
Edward has been designing interactive communication platforms on and off the web for over 10 years. He combines experience from multiple disciplines such as Graphic Design, Print Production, Signage, Corporate Communications, GUI Creation, Web Design, Video Production and Motion Graphics into a comprehensive package with the single goal of enhancing user experience.
George Dedopoulos is a Graphic Arts Magazine veteran and partner at Cilantric Services.
Mark Corrigan is a Digital Solutions Manager at a pharmaceutical software startup in Toronto. Working alongside developers and strategists, he develops custom web solutions for Canadian pharmaceutical companies. Mark is also a part-time instructor at Ryerson’s School of Graphic Communications Management.