We are a manufacturer that supports creative businesses. Our inimitable creativity comes from how we interact, what we suggest, how we organize, the care in which we produce, the quality of our fabrication, our follow through and finish. We are skilled. We are tradespeople, experts and artists who are essential to each other for our work - Because we are small.
We are not one trick ponies. We are not corporate America with boxed-in expectations, distinctions, and divisions. Our work is not limited to punching buttons, punching the clock, or doing just enough. We are humble. We are not above setting aside our individual work to help others get the job out - Because we are not small.
We are Vizcom, we are not your average company.
As CEO and President, Scott Benton oversees the entirety of the company, its vision and direction. Scott founded the company with his partner and father, Tim Benton in 2008 and became the lone head of the company when Tim retired in 2019. Scott has been in the grand format printing industry for most of his professional life and was at the forefront of dye sublimation printing when it first came on the scene - well before it became the most widely used print production method for the exhibit industry. He works directly with vendors, clients, and industry suppliers to remain current with industry trends and the latest equipment/material advances.
As Chief Operating Officer, Greg Blovits is tasked with managing operational processes, organizational structure, marketing initiatives and human resources. He oversees online strategies and content as well as internal systems and practices used by the company. His previous both with Vizcom and with other companies in sales, marketing, and management aid him in his current focus of improving the company and the customer experience with Vizcom. Greg works with the CEO and all departments on setting the vision and direction for the company.
As our Full Stack Developer, Tovis is responsible for all front and back end web development, cloud, and production server maintenance for the company. He works to ensure effectiveness for all applications and systems as well as coordinating visual elements in our programs. Tovis collaborates with all departments to build and modify our systems to benefit the individual and team. His focus and expertise ultimately help our customers for the care he takes to guarantee security and data protection in our production and billing practices.
In her role as an Account Executive for Vizcom, Samantha Breen works directly with clients to learn about their business and identify how she and team can help support their business needs. Samantha has great familiarity of multiple facets within the trade which gives her valuable insight for projects. She focuses her wealth of industry experience on providing unsurpassed customer service to Vizcom clients.
Mike Gray is an Account Executive for Vizcom. His many years in the industry have given him encyclopedic knowledge of what goes into successful trade shows. He works directly with clients to learn about their business and identify how the Vizcom team can be utilized to meet their individual needs. His focus and his expertise are centered around delivering the industry’s best customer service to Vizcom clients.
Most often the first person you see when you come in, or the first person you talk to if calling our main line is Mary Hunt. She is the gatekeeper of our zoo and the front line for invoices and payment. Mary works directly with clients, the director of accounting, sales, and project management. Through all of that, her primary focus is to provide stellar customer service to Vizcom clients.
Steve Kernohan is an Account Executive for Vizcom. He works directly with clients mainly in the Detroit area to learn about their business and identify how the Vizcom team can be utilized to meet their individual needs. His focus and his expertise are centered around delivering the industry’s best customer service to Vizcom clients. Steve’s experience and know-how are a value to both Vizcom and its clients.
Taylor is an Industrial Sewer/Finishing Specialists who works with several different sewing and overlock machines to put the finishing touches on our client’s projects. Working closely with our print and cnc operators, she ensures our products are neatly and precision finished to fit coinciding hardware or to match customer specifications. Taylor continually inspects each piece she handles to assess the quality of each product to maintain high standards for our customers.
Jason Parkes is an Account Executive for Vizcom. He works directly with clients to learn about their business and identify how the Vizcom team can be utilized to meet their individual needs. Both his focus and his expertise are centered around delivering the industry’s best customer service to Vizcom clients. With Jason’s long experience in the industry, customers are in good hands.
Kevin Sacharski oversees both the sales team and the project management team as Director of Sales. Since these two teams must work together seamlessly, Kevin concentrates on refining systems to grow our client list while identifying needs and creating efficiencies in project management for a smooth process. Kevin puts his energy into making sure the company can serve any client who comes to us.
As a Project Manager for Vizcom, Kathy Sadler is well versed in multi-tasking and organization. She works directly with our sales team and our clients to ensure every aspect of a project is taken care of. Especially knowledgeable in trade shows, Kathy coordinates with vendors as well as our in-house teams to provide excellent service for Vizcom’s customers.
As an Account Executive for Vizcom, Kris Schultz works directly with clients to learn about their business and identify how the Vizcom team can be of assistance. Her focus and expertise ensure Vizcom’s clients receive the best solutions for their needs plus first-rate customer service. Our customers are sure to be pleased by Kris’s extensive knowledge of the print industry and how it can benefit them.
As a Project Manager for Vizcom, Jennifer Schuurman is adept at multi-tasking and organization. She works directly with our sales team and our clients to ensure every aspect of a project is taken care of. Customer service is the core to her work while she juggles artwork, production plans, and fulfillment.
Joe Steis is the Grand Rapids Production Manager. He works directly with all departments to ultimately serve our clients by overseeing their projects. In his role, he coordinates the production team from pre-press through finishing and packing. Joe’s experience as a machine operator for multiple machines and materials gives him the necessary insight for scheduling and prioritizing both his team and the variety of projects daily.
Peter VanBoxel Jr. works in the finishing department for Vizcom. He works closely with our print and cnc operators to ensure projects are finished to our standards and packaged neatly. Equally comfortable running an industrial sewing machine, Peter’s vast experience in finishing helps keep projects moving out the door and our quality control on point for Vizcom customers.
As Print Production Operator, Jacob Wurm specializes in dye sublimation printing, but works with all machines. Jacob has worked with us since 2010 and has seen the company grow and change with the times. He works directly within all operators in the print department, pre-press and closely with the finishing department. His focus and his expertise are centered around producing the highest quality prints for Vizcom clients.
As Director of Accounting for Vizcom, Cheri handles the finances. She works directly with our sales and project management departments for invoicing and with clients to process payments. Cheri also works as purchasing agent with our vendors to ensure fiscally responsibility for both our business and our clients. Because she likewise handles the payroll, Cheri is always every employee’s favorite person (at least every couple weeks).
Aaron heads our Pre-Press Department and is responsible for the digital preparation of customer art files for use with our variety of production machines. As he controls the first step in the production process, Aaron has extraordinarily strong attention to detail so he can start each project off on the right foot. In his position, he works with multiple departments in different ways. With sales and project management, he works to ensure the best possible graphic results. With production and finishing, he works to ensure proper set-up for a smooth transition through completion.