Our People


Kerry Gillespie LinkedIn

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Since taking the reins of Gillespie Graphics from his father in 1977, Kerry has continued moving Gillespie tradition forward, creating excitement for every project they complete. He is a driving force behind why our clients get the benefit of our company insight beyond delivery of the finished product.

We stay focused on going beyond each customer’s expectations, visualizing the final outcome including every detail of application and installation. Our dedication to protecting your interests from start to finish, never wavers so that we continue to build long-standing relationships with each customer we have. We have been doing business in this community for 90 years, and honoring our legacy while remaining at the leading-edge of our industry is at the core of our values.


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Tim Allen LinkedIn

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Coming to us from a big family with roots in the great state of Texas, Tim is Vice President of Gillespie Graphics here in the great Northwest, and he wears many hats in our organization.

Every Gillespie project carries the highest production standards, and Tim’s depth of experience ensures that the unique characteristics of your project will go smoothly through production so that your brand will maintain its integrity. His insight, especially in the retail arena, helps to ensure that you get exactly what you need, not just what you asked for.

When he’s not managing the details of a campaign or project, you’ll find him fly fishing, backpacking, or on a trek somewhere in our beautiful outdoors.


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Ed Ross LinkedIn

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Ed has been with Gillespie for 19 years, and currently serves in Accounting & Systems. He firmly believes that the breadth and depth of what Gillespie offers is fantastic, and consistently matches that offering with client goals. When not cranking out the work, he and wife and daughter love to bike and hike.



Alisa Cook

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Alisa knows that it’s relationships that build business, and that’s her speciality as she works in the sales department. Coming from a background of racing V8s (!!!), she knows that it takes doing the work, not being a spectator, to get the job done.



Tim Gillespie

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Tim prides his 20 years of sales on personalized, first-name service. Gillespie takes ownership of “we do”, not pointing fingers and always resolving challenges quickly. When not on the job, he’s spending time gardening and fishing with his son and daughter.


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Kimberly Harding

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Kimberly’s professional history is as a producer of top-line product for the design industry focusing squarely on connecting, guiding, building and delivering innovative solutions for the ultimate design experience – the Gillespie way.

Originally from the Midwest with a strong work ethic, Kimberly is now a full-fledged Portlander raising her family of four. A bike rider, yoga aficionado and cook; Kimberly enjoys the great outdoor lifestyle of Oregon, her home.



Kim Rosales

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After 11 years at Gillespie, Kim knows that hands-on, high-touch customer service sets them apart in the industry. Out of the office, she and her husband are voracious bowlers, and have been in a league for over 30 years.


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Andrea Wendland

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Andrea has recently moved to Oregon and brings 10 years of Customer Service experience to Gillespie Graphics. She advocates for customers, enjoys building relationships and is motivated by their satisfaction. She loves spending her free time outdoors snowboarding, disc golfing, camping or hiking.


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Sam Tilley

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Sam is a native Oregonian who comes to us with a strong drive and desire to completely fulfill the needs of every client he works with. He graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Planning and Environmental Policy. He spends his free time hiking and camping with his wife and their black lab, Mandy. Sam also enjoys playing soccer on the weekends and working in his yard.

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Cathy Dewberry

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With over 37 years in the customer service industry, Cathy knows how important it is to coordinate and communicate with all participating parties including the client in order to keep projects moving efficiently and within budget. Cathy moved to Oregon in March of 2014 and joined the Gillespie team in October of 2015. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and she also enjoys being outdoors as much as possible.

 


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Paula Means

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Paula has been with Gillespie Graphics since 1987. She started in the shipping department and worked her way through most of the departments giving her the experience needed to be a detailed estimator.  When not at work, she loves to be with her family, attending church, and volunteering as a 4-H leader.



Karie Lowry

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Karie is the Purchasing Agent, and has been with Gillespie since 1997. She loves that she can drive almost anywhere and say, “we did that” on something or another. She and her husband have four kids that keep them busy outside of work.



Rusty Copeland

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As the Art Director for Gillespie, Rusty loves to invite clients in to the Art Department and listen to them tell their story in such a visual environment. He’s an industry expert in Photoshop and the full suite of Adobe software products, and knows how to get a job done quickly and efficiently, saving the client time and money. If you need him outside of work, he can be found in the gym at least six days a week.



Kris Jewell

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Kris is the Finishing Supervisor, and has a diverse range of capabilities to make sure things are laminated, scored and trimmed correctly. He loves that Gillespie is a full-service shop, and can deliver a completely finished product to the client. He and his wife Amy love to backpack, kayak, and snowboard together.



Todd Saunders

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As the screen print and production supervisor, Todd knows how to troubleshoot and meet all technical specs for every job. He and his family all live locally, and can often be found camping and fishing together along the river.



Mikal Grotte

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Mikal is the Inventory King, and makes sure that everything for every job is close at hand for all those involved. He, his wife and his 5 kids are often found BBQing in the back yard and watching football together.