Kevin
  • Kevin E. Wright
  • President
  • Absolute Design and Print, Inc.
  • Years in position: 1
  • Years in profession: 25
  • Type of Business: Design and printing company

Major Products and Services:

Graphic design; Web design; Printing services

Marketing Area:

Local

Expertise:

Graphic design

Hobbies/Interests/Sports:

Softball; Working with the scouts; Camping; Art and design

Educational Background:

Associate Degree in Graphics, Randolph Community College

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Charity/Volunteer Work:

Boy Scouts of America; 5 Percent of Company Sales, Make-A-Wish Foundation

What do you attribute your success to?:

He attributes his success to always working as part of a team.

How did you get involved in your profession?:

In high school, he realized that he wanted to work in the design or art field, and he was later accepted into RCC design school. From there, he progressed steadily into his current role with Absolute Design and Print, Inc..

What do you consider to be the highlight of your career?:

The aspect of his career that he is most proud of is buying and operating his own business after 25 years in the field.

Where will you be in five years?:

In the coming years, Mr. Wright intends to continue growing the business.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Overseeing all operational responsibilities, including production, graphic design and web design; Preparing jobs for press; Fulfilling the needs of clients; Emphasizing in digital overlays for smaller run print jobs

Awards/Honors:

Gold Award for Design and Print Quality, SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association); Vigil Honor, Boy Scouts of America; Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America

Extended Bio:

Mr. Wright has worked in the graphic design field for over 25 years. After being branch manager at Accuprint-Arden for over 10 years, he felt the need to use his knowledge and experience, so he purchased Accuprint-Arden and opened Absolute Design and Print, Inc., with an emphases on design and incorporating a complete digital workflow. In the late 90's, Mr. Wright was featured in Publisher Magazine for developing an intergraph server, which was used for cross platform with Mac and PC into a single workflow with a central server. He was also asked to speak in Washington DC at VuePoint, a conference for graphic industry about the use of PC in commercial graphics, which included the use of Microsoft Products into the workflow.