Corbin Design Announces New President, PromotionsPosted in Points of Interest on September 29th, 2016 by Rick Stringer – Be the first to comment
Corbin Design, a national leader in wayfinding planning and signage design, announced Shelley Steele has been named President. Steele formerly served as vice president of marketing.
As president, Steele is primarily responsible for the vision and direction of Corbin Design as well as the internal leadership and management of the staff. In her new role, she will continue to oversee business development and marketing.
“With her knowledge of the industry and ability to cultivate relationships, Shelley is a great fit for this position. She will continue to strengthen our position as an industry leader,” said Carol Low, Corbin Design’s vice president of finance and administration.
Steele joined the firm in 2001 as marketing director. In 2010 she was promoted to vice president of marketing.
As a part of Corbin Design’s organizational restructuring, Clint Douthitt, Jeff Frank and Hesper Smyth have each been promoted to lead designer and will now assume the responsibility of directing and leading projects and teams.
“These designers have more than 40 years of combined wayfinding experience with this company. I am confident in their expertise and knowledge and know that this will make our teams stronger,” said Steele.
Douthitt joined the firm in 1999 after working in internet and graphic design in Ohio. Frank has been with Corbin Design since 2005 after spending eight years working for environmental graphic design firms in Chicago. Smyth joined the firm in 2001 after earning her degree in graphic design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
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