We are a small, family-owned company. We have great confidence in our design and production staff as well as taking great pride in crafting a high quality book. For that reason, we put a premium on having only the most qualified individuals to serve on our team. Every person on our staff is committed to making your book the best it can be, throughout the whole production process.
Kurt's interest in printing began in high school when he published a newspaper in his garage. He later expanded to commercial printing in 1976 and then book printing in 1988. In his spare time he plays the drums and rides his motorcycle.
After working with Kurt in his printing business for many years, and successfully raising a family, Norma earned her Master's in Curriculum and Instruction. She has taught ESL in Alaska, Washington, Taiwan and Turkey.
Alison loves to read books and write stories. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s baking treats, practicing Bikram yoga, or exploring Olympia on foot. She also dabbles in letterpress printing. She can’t wait to talk to you about your book!
Garrett attended Alfred University in New York, where he received a Bachelor's in Art History and Theory. He likes the fast pace and multi-tasking of his job as Digital Production Coordinator. He enjoys drawing and philosophy.
Kari handles her Accounting duties with ease. Married to Josh in February 2006, Kari came to work for us shortly thereafter. Living in Littlerock with her husband and two young boys, her interests include decorative sign painting and crafts she sells at various events, Sudoku and racing Mustangs.
As Art Director, Kathy enjoys the collaborative process of cover design and the endless variety of subject matter of the books she designs. She has worked as a graphic designer at Gorham Printing since 1993. Her favorite activities include reading, cooking, hiking, kayaking and spending time with her family.
Our chief of paper cutting, Darryl jump-starts the book production process. In his spare time, he likes to watch movies and hang out with his two daughters and fiancee. He is an avid soccer fan, and enjoys watching, playing and coaching soccer.
Genevieve has been in graphic design and illustration for 30 years. She loves co-creating books with our authors and brings attention to detail to each and every project. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading, art journaling and book binding.
Champion of the bindery, and a lifelong Washington state resident, Karrie has been married for 17 years and has two kids. She enjoys watching sports, her son's baseball games and Nascar, crafting, card making, and spending time with her family.
Before she was a Prepress Tech, Catherine tried her hand as a pharmacy and x-ray assistant, chocolatier, farm hand, admin assistant, coffee roaster and brewer. This new adventure at Gorham Printing is a perfect fit. In her free time if she isn't cooking or baking, she enjoys snowboarding, hunting, riding quads, and traveling. She lives in Adna with her boyfriend Micah.
Captain of digital production, Jason prints book covers and interior text pages, and is a master of color matching. In his time away from work, he likes to play basketball and spend time with his family and two boys. The breakroom Sports page now has an avid reader!
Our newest Customer Service Rep, Kamra has been married for 19 years and has five children and ten grandchildren. She enjoys cooking, gardening, riding quads and spending time with family. She has worked in the printing industry for 30 years.