Vicky Goodin has more than 25 years of experience in printing and media, including: 10 years proofreading, ad design and production management for a newspaper chain, two years writing radio commercials, one year in customer service for an advertising agency, one year in production management for a marketing company, and 14 years in marketing and management for a commercial printer. She has an MBA from Tennessee State University, and is a graduate of TGMI class of 2009.
Jed Dekalb, Chief State Photographer has photographed Tennessee for over 30 years. He has a degree in Marketing from the University of Tennessee. After graduating from UT, he worked for newspapers before taking a position as State Photographer II under the Alexander administration. He has covered all aspects of the McWherter, Sundquist and Bredesen administrations. Along with numerous awards over the years, his work has been published in People, Southern Living, The Chicago Tribune, Ford Times and American Airlines - American Way, and he even photographed ZZ Top for their album Fandango!
Data Print Center
Theresa Hicks has managed the Data Print Center for more than 30 years. She attended Nashville Tech and then joined the Air National Guard, where she served for four years in telecommunications. She began working for the State with the Tennessee Mental Health Department, then moved to Finance & Administration, Office of Information Resources. She started as a computer operator and quickly worked her way up to management. When the Data Print Center operations were transferred to the Department of General Services in 2013, Theresa decided to continue as Production Manager. She was born and raised in Nashville. Theresa is married to Mike and has three sons.
Rick Johnson joined us in December 2011 as a Graphic Designer and was recently promoted to Production Manager for the Digital Imaging area, where he oversees three graphic designers, three prepress employees and our document scanning area, which now includes eight employees. A native of East Tennessee and graduate of University of Tennessee Knoxville, Rick has worked as a designer for point-of-purchase display advertising and artwork for the corrugated packaging industry. He moved to middle Tennessee in 1994 to work as a graphic designer at the Tennessean, and in 1999 took a new position as Art Director/Production Director of Murfreesboro Magazine and Nashville Lifestyles Magazine where he stayed for 11 years.
Offset & Digital Print
Brian Waack joined us in October 2014 as Production Manager for Offset and Digital Printing, which includes supervision of the bindery, stockroom and delivery areas. He has worked in printing for 30 years, beginning his career as a press operator when he graduated from high school in Michigan. He then went on to earn an AAS degree in Printing Technology and a BS in Printing Management from Ferris State University. He has held positions in production, customer service, sales and production operations management, including 19 years as Production Manager for Vanderbilt University Printing Services.
Contact Us :
Andrew Jackson Bldg./Basement
500 Deaderick St.
Nashville, TN 37243