Loryn O’Donnell is a brand strategist experienced in both agency and consultant work. In addition to running her design business and leading the AIGA DFW board, she moonlights as an adjunct design professor at UTA. Loryn joined the board in 2013 as Director of Volunteers, then served in 2014 & 2015 as Director of Engagement, overseeing membership and committee growth. Having served as Vice President in 2016 & 2017, Loryn now continues her board service in a 2 year term as President, and is dedicated to expanding community involvement with an eye towards empowering AIGA DFW to execute the many incredible ideas we receive from our members.
Jon Sandruck is a human-centered designer, design thinking facilitator, husband, father, dog lover, good bass player, bad guitar player, and pepperoni pizza aficionado.
He's currently a Design Director for USAA, where he leads a team of designers supporting their car-buying service. Before USAA he was a Customer Experience Strategist and UX Designer for Sabre Travel Network; where he led the design of their next-generation point-of-sale for travel agencies. He has designed experiences ranging from games featuring dancing hippos to HIPAA-compliant hospital management applications. He spent 8 years as the Principal & Creative Director of award-winning design studio ohTwentyone, where his work was recognized by GDUSA, Logo Lounge, and Print Magazine, among others. Sandruck has served on the AIGA DFW board since 2010, first as Website Director, then as Vice President, and most recently as President. He looks forward to continuing his service to DFW’s design community as Treasurer.
Josue Olivas is a designer based out of Dallas, TX currently working at The Brand Hatchery where he works with brands to communicate their story across digital and print media. Working at a small shop has allowed him to work on a variety of projects for a wide range of clients. Prior to joining The Brand Hatchery, his experience includes other local creative shops, in-house and a small startup team. Olivas has been an active member of AIGA since 2010 and served as president of UT Arlington's AIGA student group. For the last year, he has served in the role of programming director for AIGA DFW. He plans to continue to engage the Dallas-Fort Worth design community by promoting the value of design to all members through programming.
Brett Yanoski is a 2012 graduate from Texas Christian University with a BFA in Graphic Design. With over 10 years experience as a designer and developer, he has worked with clients in a wide range of industries including entertainment, healthcare and small business. He is currently a Creative Director at Smile Savvy, an internet marketing company for dental practices nationwide. His role involves product design, branding and marketing. He works with a large team of designers and developers to craft new solutions for clients. Brett joined the board of AIGA DFW in 2018 and is excited for the opportunity of growing the design community throughout North Texas.
Linda is a Creative Director at Corgan MediaLab, where she conceptualizes and directs a wide variety of project types such as renderings, motion graphics, videos, animations, and immersive experiences such as VR and AR. Before that she was in the Digital Design department at Fossil for a little over fifteen years, where she went after obtaining a BFA in Communication Design from the University of North Texas. Linda has been a volunteer with AIGA since August 2017 and joined the board in January 2019. Her mission is to bring awareness, education, and action around the diversity, equity, and inclusive space within our chapter.
Jennifer Huang is an interaction designer and user-centric thinker. She believes the journey matters just as much as the destination, and that experiences designed thoughtfully can empower people and improve their lives. Jennifer is currently an Art Director at Bottle Rocket Studios, where she works as a lead designer for responsive web and native applications. Previously, she was a freelance consultant helping creative agencies, SMBs, and startups build effective solutions . Jennifer has been an AIGA DFW event photographer since 2015. She joined the board in 2019 and is excited to explore ways in which she can bring value to the DFW creative community.