our team

Founded in 2004 in a garden apartment by Travis Sawyer and Cale Hall, Creative Approach is the realization of a dream for a local print shop that was fast, efficient, and convenient. Over the last twelve years, we’ve grown from a walk-in print shop to a design and print powerhouse with locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Ga. Our services include a full range of print and promotional material, graphic design, and social media management solutions for small businesses.

Travis Sawyer
Co-Founder – COO

travis@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1862

Raised in a small town in South Carolina, Travis moved to Savannah to pursue a degree in Graphic Design at SCAD. He co-founded Creative Approach Printing in 2004 with Cale Hall. Travis is guarded by two loyal dachshunds.

Mark Fountain
CFO

mark@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1864

Originally from Adrian, Georgia, Mark is a Master 4-H'er serving as both District and State Officer, he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to Creative Approach Printing, Mark also owns the iconic and legendary Club One Jefferson entertainment complex in the heart of downtown historic Savannah.

 

Cale Robert Hall
President

A native of Savannah, Cale grew up on Talahi Island. He attended Bible Baptist School before graduating from Sol C. Johnson High School. Cale completed his BBA and MBA at South University and his DBA in marketing at Argosy University. He is co-founder and partner of Creative Approach Printing. Cale also holds the VP position at legendary Club One Jefferson and serves as Assistant Program Director for South University's Online College of Business.

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Jennifer Salierno
Executive Administrator

jennifer@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1874

A Jersey native, Jennifer has been ensuring that Creative runs efficiently while maintaining client relationships and ensuring the highest quality of customer service since 2006. Known as "Momma Jenn" and "Momma Owl", she also answers to hooting. 

Molly Talbot
Project Manager

molly@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1862

Molly spends so much time at Creative Approach. You could say she lives here. Molly’s 10 years of retail management experience helped her to cultivate her superpower levels of attention to detail, patience and organization. She strives to ensure every project that leaves the building is 100% correct.

Marty Williams
Project Manger

marty@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.5151

Marty joined the Creative family in 2016, but he’s been in print production for 30 years, and print project management for almost half that time. Working for most of his career in Cincinnati, Ohio for one of the largest brand consultancies in the nation, Marty helped create consumer product packaging for Procter & Gamble brands, including Bounty, Pantene, Olay and Pampers.

Kimberly Kuprijanow
Art Director

kim@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1873

A polite Jersey girl with a New York work ethic. With nearly 20 years of design experience, Kimberly’s resume includes working in the music industry (Questlove, Company Flow, Gnarls Barkely, and many more) event planners, and business owners. Her personal mission is to produce an outstanding impact; tailoring everything she does to complement each client’s own objective and character. In her spare time, Kim still dabbles in the music industry. She has an eclectic ear for music and sometimes sings at her desk. In 2015, Kim was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer and recently overcame the disease. 

Julia Royal
Graphic Designer/Illustrator

julia@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1872

Julia is a media design jack-of-all-trades, and she loves taking on new challenges and risks in the field. Originally from Conway, SC, she has been designing since the age of sixteen. Even before finishing traditional studies, her work within the music industry was featured on the iTunes Top Rock Chart and across the country on tour. She loves creating bold and relevant branding systems with intentional focus. In addition to her BFA in Graphic Design and recent MFA in Media Design, she was named one of Graphic Design USA’s Students to Watch in 2017.

Alan Skolweck
Production Manager

alan@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1865

Alan almost had another career, but we’re happy he joined the family in 2013 (even though we moved him to the dungeon, err basement). With 15 years of retail sales, management and professional photography experience we’re pretty sure he’s been working since he was 12 and lied about his age.

Tommy Piper
Wide Format Specialist
Vinyl Technician

tommy.piper@mycreativeapproach.com
912.421.1869

Tommy is a major componet to our team. Tommy formerly worked as a plant manager for Bearden Oil Co. in Eastman,Ga for 30 years and has extensive knowledge of fuels, lubricants and the racing fuel industry. Tommy loves drawing, painting and just being creative. He is an avid surfer, wakeboarder and enjoys fishing, golf and mining crypto-currencies among many other activities in his spare time. He spends most days hanging out with his son, Jay.

Gen Fuller
Social Media Manager

gen@mycreativeapproach.com
912.308.9674

Gen spends more time online than is socially acceptable. She ensures we’re delivering media strategy and solutions that drive our client’s businesses forward, all while juggling multiple accounts on multiple platforms (like a ninja). In addition to her BFA in Photography and MFA in Writing, she is a Hootsuite Certified Professional for both the platform and Social Marketing.

Maggie Pearson
FOH Manager

maggie@mycreativeapproach.com
912.233.8300

Obsessively organized, world traveling mom of two, Maggie brilliantly juggles running the Front of House staff and helping walk-in customers with their printing needs while fostering strong relationships with Creative’s clients. All while wearing fabulous shoes.

 

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Rick Laufersweiler
Director of Operations

Rick joined forces with Creative in 2013, after owning and operating a Minuteman Press Printing franchise for 23 years. Though he grew up all over the country (Navy brat), he attended the Georgia Institute of Technology to become the Printing God he is today.

 

Jeff Cela
Creative Director
Project Manager

Jeff attended the Savannah College of Art and Design, earning his BFA in Graphic Design with a Minor in Photography. He joined the Creative team in 2012, where his personal motto of ‘go big or go home,’ along with his work ethic and passion for print and design, took him from a part-time sales employee position to in-house graphic designer and art director.

Léa Boulch
Social Media Manager