Our Team

Nigel Vance-Lousada, President

Nigel comes to GraphiColor with over 30 years of industry experience. Nigel is the current owner and President of ExpoSystems Canada, which is Canada’s oldest and most established modular systems manufacturer, in addition to other company divisions including Jilca International which provides dye-sublimation printing, as well as Neatworks, a custom exhibit/retail components manufacturer. Nigel and ExpoSystems originally became a supplier for GraphiColor in 2011. He says, “‘This is such an exciting opportunity, to be able to continue the success and hard work that Anita and Don have put in to GraphiColor over the past 34 years. I am lucky to be able to work with the committed staff members of GraphiColor as we provide customers old and new with the best products and service when it comes to exhibits and displays. We are all focused on driving this company forward and achieving even greater success.” Nigel splits his time between the office here at GraphiColor and the ExpoSystems HQ, in Toronto.


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Katie Vance-Lousada, Exhibit Consultant

She’s back! Katie previously worked at GraphiColor from 2010-2014, and is so happy to be back in the place where she began her career in the trade show industry. In her hiatus from GraphiColor, Katie successfully started and operated her own business. In case you forgot, Katie is a die-hard Spartan fan who enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two children. Feel free to reach out and say hello and catch up! You can reach Katie at katie@graphicolor.com.


Donald Cronkhite

Donald Cronkhite, VP of Exhibit Design & Sales

Donald Cronkhite is an award-winning designer, who’s been designing in the trade show industry for over 20 years – over fifteen of those years have been with GraphiColor.

With his trade show expertise and experience, GraphiColor’s clients place their trust in Donald and he never disappoints. He manages our clients in the design process to create displays that are visually appealing, as well as functional. “The most important step in the design process is listening to our clients in order to understand their needs. I consider management of space, display materials, graphic placement, display re-configurations, client budget, attendee interaction, and ease of assembly and dismantle. My ultimate goal is to create a memorable experience for the show attendee that generates leads for our client.”

Donald holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Wayne State University and stays on top of industry trends by attending seminars and enrichment classes. He is also an accomplished oil painter and has works on display in various galleries. Born and raised in Livonia, Michigan, he now resides in Allen Park and spends his free time with his wife and three children.


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Glenn Braasch, Production Manager

Glenn is our hard-working Production Manager, who’s been working for GraphiColor for 27 years. He works diligently managing our production schedule. With his expertise on all of our displays, large format printing and finishing jobs, Glenn is a key component in GraphiColor’s continued success. When he isn’t at work he enjoys spending time with his wife Joell and two children, Maizie and Charlie. Glenn also enjoys his weekly bowling league here in Livonia at Woodland lanes, and has taken on a new hobby trying to master his new BBQ Smoker.


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Lorna McKenzie, Show Services Manager

Lorna knows that our customers are our number one priority. With over 35 years of trade show experience, Lorna really understands the industry. She manages all of our show services and quotes and is consistently responsive to our customer and prospects’ requirements. With her attention to detail, organizational skills and her caring personality, our customers feel they are always in good hands. A native Michigander, born and raised in Livonia, Lorna has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Madonna University. She enjoys the outdoors biking and walking, scrapbooking, is an avid reader and likes to travel with her husband of 34 years.


Leo-Vieyra

Leo Vieyra, Exhibit & Graphic Designer

Leo is a strategy-driven exhibit and graphic designer deeply involved in the end-to-end design process. His background in industrial design, jewelry design, interior design and muselogy has made him a swiss-army designer ready to face any challenge that comes up. He’s committed to staying current with trending design, technology and constantly challenges himself to learn more. Overall, his aim is to create real connections through the filter of design, and be able to explore various fields through collaboration and relentless making. In his free time he loves to hang out with his wife, play MTG and practices yoga.

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