[From time to time, Oregon's President, Judd Plattenburg, provides commentary for the Oregon blog about the state of the business, industry, and community affairs.] August, 2018 How lucky I was…
MEET OUR TEAM
President. Judd purchased Oregon in 2000 and has seen a lot of change in this industry. He attended Wright State and was also awarded an honorary degree from School of Advertising Art (now The Modern College of Design) for his input, involvement, and student guidance. Judd sits on many boards, mainly in the print and design field. He is an avid photographer, paddler and sometimes writer and enjoys craft beer and cooking in his spare time.
Manager. Mike’s the man behind Oregon’s production process. He oversees estimating, order entry, traffic management, and customer service, and has helped us automate for efficiency. Mike has an exceptional talent to listen to a customer’s needs and not only create an action plan, but get the plan carried out. Mike stays busy with his two children and enjoys playing cards, golf, and basketball.
Manager. From accounting and project management to scheduling and customer service, Glenda wears many hats and Oregon and keeps the team here organized and efficient. She works hard to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and at a quality that exceeds expectations for our clients. In her spare time, Glenda enjoys going out with friends, volunteering in the community and attending sporting events of all kinds.
Print Technician. James has been printing for 25 years (21 on Heidelberg presses). He’s a major part of Oregon’s 5-color team. Besides being an offset pro, James is an avid golfer, fisherman, and camping enthusiast.
Finishing Technician. Marty comes from a family of printers—he’s been working in print shops since age 12. Like Judd and Bob, Marty’s also a Kettering Fairmont graphic communications graduate. At Oregon, he’s responsible for bindery, finishing, and equipment upkeep. Fortunately for us, he’s the best bindery guy around.
Print Technician. Dan’s been in graphics and printing since 1991; he studied commercial art and business at Clark State University. He came to Oregon as a free agent in 2007—and we’re glad he did. Dan is married with two sons, Alan and James, and enjoys playing guitar, songwriting, and coaching baseball.
Digital Print Team Leader. Jim and Bob Allbery have worked together since 1989, so when Bob joined the Oregon team in 2005, Jim followed suit. Jim studied printing at Patterson Co-Op. Beyond being trained on all offset presses, Jim runs the Xerox and HP Indigo 5600 presses. Jim is married with two children. He spends his free time at the bowling alley—where his average is 215!
Print Technician. Steve’s been printing with Oregon since 1985, and his experience shows. He primarily runs the 2-color Heidelberg Printmaster, but can run just about any machine in the shop. Steve knows what Oregon’s customers expect, and has a keen eye for when something’s not right. We’re lucky to have him around.
Direct Mail Specialist & Creative Services Manager. Summer is a School of Advertising Art graduate, with a background in graphic design and prepress. She’s responsible for Oregon’s layout and design work, online catalogs, and storefronts. In her spare time she loves hanging out with her husband, friends, and family. She also has an affinity for nail polish, concerts, typography, and anything art- or design-related.
Pre-Press Technician. Nathan grew up in Germantown and has over 16 years of experience working in pre-press. He worked at Shore to Shore, Dayton Legal Blank and InnoMark Communications. Now, he’s Oregon’s pre-press master. He fills the gap between customer service and pressroom solutions and streamlines color consistency. Above all else, Nathan enjoys local festivals, comic books and local music.