Loryn O’Donnell is a graphic designer and brand strategist experienced in both agency and consultant work. In addition to her work with clients and AIGA, 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 excited to expand 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 2 years, he has served in the role of treasurer for AIGA DFW. He plans to continue to engage the Dallas-Fort Worth area to form a strong design community and promote the value of design.
Brett Yanoski graduated from TCU in 2012 with a BFA in Graphic Design. With over 10 years experience freelancing as a designer and front-end 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 specializing in the dental industry. There he manages a team of designers and developers building brands and an online presence for private dental practices nationwide. Brett joined the board in 2018 and is excited for the opportunity to grow and connect the design community in DFW.
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. Prior to joining the MediaLab, she was in the Digital Design department at Fossil for a little over fifteen years, after spending her last semester of school interning with a different department within the organization. She graduated from the University of North Texas’ School of Visual Arts (now known as the College of Visual Arts and Design) in 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design. Linda firmly believes that the only way to stay creative is to never stop learning, so she is excited for the opportunity to explore new ideas and experiences with the creative community here in DFW. She has been a volunteer with AIGA since August 2017 and joined the board in January 2019.