AlphaGraphics Who We Are

1997 Ohio Street
Unit B
Lisle, Illinois 60532

OUR PASSION

Exceeding our customers' expectations is what our team strives to do each and every day.

When we say every customer matters at AlphaGraphics Lisle, we have the numbers to prove it earning an average 4.9 of 5 stars from more than 1,300 reviews. They rave about our consultative approach, creative recommendations, responsiveness and turnaround time.

We've been helping small and mid-sized businesses and non-profits drive growth and sales through visual communications since opening our doors in the early 90's. Our team of pros makes an extreme sport of customer service and our graphic design specialists aren't happy until they get a "Wow!" as a response.  We offer a robust selection of digital and print capabilities to handle any project or marketing campaign.  

Local owners and operators Doug Wade and Tim Wayman lead the charge. Doug brings the bottom-line analytics and quality control you'd expect from someone with his CPA background in a Big 4 public accounting firm. Tim caught the entrepreneurial bug and has owned and managed start-ups as well as consulted in marketing and strategic planning. Doug's and Tim's backgrounds complement AlphaGraphics Lisle's talented, experienced staff to help grow your business.

DIY MARKETING IS OUT, PARTNERING WITH AN EXPERT IS IN

Your time is valuable and you need to focus on your own business.  DIY (Do-It-Yourself) marketing takes time that you may not have.  Ease the burden by depending on the expertise of the professionals at AlphaGraphics Lisle.  

With our experienced staff of graphic designers, customer service and sales representatives, we can provide ideas to kick-start a new campaign or fill in the gaps on a project-by-project basis.  We've worked with hundreds of companies in Chicago's western suburbs to help them reach new prospects or broaden relationships with existing customers.  

 

 

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YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR ONLY MEASURE OF SUCCESS


We are driven by our clients’ business results. We measure ourselves based on how we can solve their complex business problems and increase their ROI. That’s why we are proud to share our clients' work with you. We're happy to provide references upon request.

We have developed tailored products and services to help increase marketing effectiveness, protect professional image, streamline printing and document processes and save money for clients in many industries.

AlphaGraphics Lisle is proud to be a business partner to some of our area's most successful organizations. Learn more about how AlphaGraphics partners with your industry!

    MEET YOUR ALPHAGRAPHICS LISLE TEAM

Doug Wade, Owner
dwade@alphagraphics.com

After an extensive career as a Certified Public Accountant and Senior Financial Executive with a variety of professional associations/not-for-profit organizations in downtown Chicago, Doug decided to pursue a new entrepreneurial calling and we at AlphaGraphics Lisle are proud to have him as one of our co-owners.

Doug is enthusiastic about putting his customer service and problem solving skills to work in the challenging and fast-paced marketing services and business communications industry. Doug is a board member and Treasurer of his fraternity’s house corporation at his alma mater, Eastern Illinois University, and serves in an advisory capacity on financial matters for several small charitable and civic organizations. 

Tim Wayman, Owner
twayman@alphagraphics.com

AlphaGraphics Lisle is honored to have Tim as one of our co-owners. Before coming to AlphaGraphics, Tim provided management consulting services to small businesses throughout the Chicago area. Tim also founded and managed a web-based information services/software venture for 10 years. Early in his career, Tim was a VP/Division Manager at a large US bank.

Tim specializes in strategic planning and marketing assistance to help businesses increase their penetration and sales.  He is committed to building business relationships through a consultative sales approach while meeting the communications needs of AlphaGraphics clients through the delivery of integrated marketing services and legacy printing products. Tim volunteers with several non-profits and serves on the board of a 501(c)3 charitable organization that provides financial assistance and mentoring to families at risk of homelessness. 

Tammy Pohlis, Production Manager

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Tammy has over 22 years of experience with AlphaGraphics.  She has been with the company for so long because of her belief that AlphaGraphics is a leader and innovator in the printing industry.

Tammy delivers unmatched passion and loyalty to all of our customers. Tammy leads the company’s operations efforts and coordinates the day-to-day activities to deliver product to customers.  She supports the sales and service team to meet deadlines without sacrificing the quality that is expected from AlphaGraphics. Tammy's tremendous experience is a critical component to the company’s success and her leadership allows AlphaGraphics Lisle to continue to grow its reputation in the industry.

Danielle Gregor, Customer Service Representative
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Danielle has over 20 years of experience in operations and sales. She started with AlphaGraphics in inside sales. Her passion and knowledge of social media helped AlphaGraphics to grow its online presence and led her into her current customer service position.

If you visit the business center or call with a question or order, you know Danielle.  Danielle handles incoming phone calls, assembles quotes, serves as a marketing services guru, and oversees AlphaGraphics’ social media, website and email marketing programs. She is an expert in finding just the right promotional product or tradeshow item. Danielle is a key member of the team and a tremendous resource of information for prospects, customers and staff.

Bailey Kovac, Graphic Designer
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Bailey joined our team in August of 2014. She graduated in 2012 and has been working as a graphic designer in the printing industry for several years. Bailey will give your message the look you want on any size project you may need done. From logos, to business cards or to full-blown marketing campaigns, she can take your project from plan to completion. She has the knowledge, skills, and experience to take your brand and make your business stand apart from everyone else.

We are very happy to have Bailey at AlphaGraphics Lisleand so are our customers! Bailey consistently receives great reviews from our customers for her patience, creative ideas, and attention to detail. In their words “Bailey is awesome!”

Guy Hallmer, Pressman/Production Specialist
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Guy has been in the printing business for 30 years.  His broad range of experience encompasses everything from large-scale, multi-color presses to small, sheet-fed two-color presses. His meticulous attention to detail has earned him a reputation among his peers.  He recently has taken the lead in the production of our large format signage.  Guy is also an important part of our bindery and finishing department, and can fix almost any machinery in the business center.

Howard Wray, Delivery
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AlphaGraphics offers free pickup and delivery services to area businesses and Howard is proud to be the one to deliver our high quality work to our customers.  Having joined AlphaGraphics in 2016, Howard is dedicated to helping the business center meet customers'  deadlines for each and every project.  He is a valuable part of our production and customer service team.

Joe Lorusso, Sales Executive
sales221@alphagraphics.com

Joe is the newest member of our team, joining AlphaGraphics Lisle in January 2017.  He has a wealth of experience in printing and signs, having owned and operated his own company from 1998-2008.  Joe brings knowledge of the industry as well as a sales and service acumen that fits in perfectly with AlphaGraphics Lisle's hardworking and dedicated staff.

 

 

       

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