who we are

 

Teresa Gutsick   ::   Creative Director
Teresa has more than 20 years of experience in graphic design. Working almost exclusively for associations for the past 17 years, she has designed and produced magazines, newsletters, directories, brochures, logos and Web sites for more than 80 organizations. Ms. Gutsick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art and graphic design from Virginia Tech, where she was awarded two scholarships for excellence in art and design. She has received many awards for her designs over the years, including: three New Jersey Press Association awards, Web design awards from the Web Marketing Association and, most recently, several awards from Graphic Design USA magazine for both their American Inhouse Design competition and their American Web Design Awards competition.

If you were not a designer, what would you be doing for a living?  Archaeology; Favorite TV shows?  Face Off, Sherlock (BBC), Top Gear (BBC), Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, Continuum; Favorite gadget?   Bushnell Golf Rangefinder;  Favorite fine artist?  Frans Hals, Andy Warhol; Favorite book?  Tess of the Dubervilles; Favorite movie? The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly;  Favorite music?  Ska and Reggae / The Deltones;  Bookmarked websites?  grainedit.com, www.thefoxisblack.com,  ilovebelguim.be, www.itsnicethat.com;  One thing you can't live without?  tea;  Talent you wish you possessed? mind reading;  Best gift you ever received? "The Car" movie poster from my husband

     
     
     
     
 

Leslie Boppert   ::   Senior Graphic Designer
Leslie has a B.A. in Graphic/Information Design and a B.S. in Marketing from Central Connecticut State University. Prior to working with AMG, Leslie was part of the design team at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. She was also a designer for Hispanic Recruitment Services in Connecticut.

If you were not a graphic designer, what would you be doing for a living? Engineer- I've always wanted to come up with product ideas, design them, and build them from scratch; Favorite TV shows? Modern Family, Parks and Recreation, Game of Thrones, Dexter; Favorite gadget? Nikon camera; Favorite fine artist? M.C. Escher, Salvador Dali, Diego Velazquez; Favorite books? Angels and Demons, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Kite Runner; Favorite movies? Donnie Darko, Most Pixar movies, Get Out; Favorite music? The Black Keys, Wolf Gang, Robyn, Sia; Bookmarked websites?  Lynda.com, Font Squirrel; One thing you can't live without? Control Z It's a timesaver and has preserved many projects; Talent you wish you possessed? Being a great gift giver You can make someone's day with the right gift and I think that would be rewarding; Best gift you ever received? A Four Day Layover in Rome My friend was booking plane tickets to Egypt for us and surprised me with an extended layover in Rome. Rome was at the top of my list for international cities I wanted to visit.