The Judges​

Perfection is what it takes to be the best of the best.

Each year a panel of judges from recognized print institutions and trade professions are selected to define the highest standards for print quality, based on the overall impact of the piece and degree of difficulty.

Lauren Elliot

Lauren Elliot is Principal of Wicked Good Print Production, a consulting company in San Francisco, CA. Lauren assists advertising agencies and companies in executing their extensive print and digital advertising campaigns functioning as art buyer, producer and coach.

Dr. James Tenorio

Dr. James Tenorio is a professor emeritus in the Cross-Media Graphics Management Program at University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin's Polytechnic University. For 38 years, "JT" taught technical classes in press, postpress, package printing, and print production. His industry experience is in offset press operation. JT's students have won awards regularly in print competitions sponsored by multiple industry organizations. He continues to teach a senior-level practicum-production class at UW-Stout.

John Tenwinkel

John Tenwinkel works for Shutterfly as the Business Solutions Site Program Manager where he is responsible for the oversight of over $70MM of enterprise communication programs for multiple Fortune 50 customers. He has worked for two major commercial graphic communications companies on the east coast and also worked for Dscoop, a global association of digital printers, as the Director of Dscoop University. John is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and holds a masters in Graphic Communications Management and Technology from NYU.

Ken Lantz

Ken Lantz is SVP, Director of Print Operations at FCB Health Network, one of the largest global advertising agency networks. Ken oversees print operations for the Health Network division. His print and process expertise encompasses all project phases from concept through delivery.