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Ethan is the founder of Big Imprint and the brains behind the business. He’s a graduate of the University of Iowa with a BBA in Marketing. Ethan started Big Imprint in 2009. Heavily involved in the community, Ethan is active in church and local organizations. He previously served on the West Liberty City Council and as President of the Rotary Club. He and his wife Bethany live in West Liberty with their three young children Liliana, David, and Simon.
Ethan is our CPW (Chief Plant Waterer). He waters our office plants each week. He also loves traveling and so far has visited 28 countries around the world.
From the beginning of your project to the day we launch, Leslie is communicating with you and making sure the project stays on task and gets done right. She is also the writer for our clients’ projects, as she loves to put thoughts on paper about virtually anything. Leslie has degrees in Advertising and Graphic Design from Purdue University. She and her husband, Walt, live in Muscatine, Iowa with their two boys, Grant and Drew.
Leslie is addicted to caffeine and will probably get a coffee IV installed at her desk soon. She is also a sports fanatic and loves both playing and watching. In her free time she enjoys hanging with her boys and traveling just about anywhere!
Gilad is the guy who brings your website to life. He puts together the elements of the site and writes the code to mold it into the shape you envisioned. Originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, Gilad has lived in the USA for over a decade and now lives in Iowa City with his wife and daughter.
In addition to being a great web developer, Gilad is an origami master, running the world’s largest origami website. Many of his works are on display in our office. Gilad also loves board games and often beats us at board games over lunch.
Graphic Designer / Partner
Kevin has more than 18 years of award-winning advertising and design experience. His project background includes national and regional advertising campaigns, direct mail, branding, identity, apparel, websites, interactive design, and TV. Previously, Kevin was a senior art director for an advertising agency and the director of creative services and designer at a higher education marketing firm serving more than 100 public and private institutions. In 2012, he launched Creative Mellen, an Iowa City-based design firm that focuses on growing brands through meaningful and memorable designs.
Kevin is a dog lover and a self-proclaimed handyman who enjoys a good meal and traveling with his wife.