Eric Griego/Firestik Studio
Santa Fe, NM
With a spark of inspiration, Eric Griego established Firestik Studio in 2005. Always aiming to do great work with great people, Eric collaborates closely with clients and other creative professionals. Together they’ve created many powerful and effective brands, including New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF). Firestik Studio has worked as the design and brand manager for NMCF for the past several years. And, as the pace of design and technology change, Firestik Studio evolves as well.
Eric’s work has been recognized by Communication Arts, Print, Graphic Design USA, Logo Lounge and AIGA New Mexico. For more information, visit firestikstudio.com.
David Moore/Moore Consulting LLC
Santa Fe, NM
David Moore is a web consultant, journalist and photographer with over 15 years of technology experience, including spells in the Silicon Valley and Dublin, Ireland. He founded Moore Consulting LLC in 2003 on moving to Santa Fe.
Moore Consulting LLC is a small professional web consultancy whose focus is on creating websites that are clear and effective, and that work well for clients and users alike. The company has worked for commercial and public sector organizations of all sizes, and has a particular focus on developing sites and social media strategies for nonprofits and creative professionals such as architects and photographers. For more information, visit moore-consulting.net.
Santa Fe, NM
Carmella Padilla is a journalist, author and editor writes extensively about the art, culture and history of New Mexico. A Santa Fe native, her work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News, El Palacio, Santa Fe Reporter, Pasatiempo and elsewhere. Padilla also frequently consults with nonprofit organizations in areas of communications, marketing and public relations.
Padilla’s books include El Rancho de las Golondrinas: Living History in New Mexico’s La Cíenega Valley; Conexiones: Connections in Spanish Colonial Art; Low ‘n Slow: Lowriding in New Mexico; and The Chile Chronicles: Tales of a New Mexico Harvest, which received the 1999 Historical Society of New Mexico Ralph Emerson Twitchell Award for a significant contribution to the field of history. Other honors include the 2009 New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts and the 1996 Santa Fe Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Literary Arts.
Megan Fleming/Megan Fleming Writing & Creative Services
Megan Fleming has words for sale. As an award-winning freelance writer with 20 years of experience, she combines her writing talent with creative thinking and smart strategies to develop effective marketing materials for companies and nonprofit organizations around the country. A versatile writer, Megan writes and edits copy for all marketing formats, from brochures and articles to web sites and emails. For more information, visit meganflemingwrites.com.
Don J. Usner
Santa Fe, NM
Don J. Usner is a well-known New Mexico photographer and author whose work expresses his lifelong interest in cultural and natural history. A native New Mexican, Don’s deep knowledge of New Mexico and its diverse cultures is at the heart of the evocative photographs he has been creating for New Mexico Community Foundation since 1996.
Don, who has degrees in biology, geography and environmental studies, has written and photographed a number of books and articles. His books includeThe Natural History of Big Sur (University of California Press); Sabino’s Map: Life in Chimayó’s Old Plaza (Museum of New Mexico Press) and Benigna’s Chimayó: Cuentos from the Old Plaza (Museum of New Mexico Press). For more information, visit donusner.com.