This is who we are
On the surface we specialize in high-quality, short-run printing on tight deadlines, but what we really do is take unusually good care of people. Most businesses spend a lot of time, money, and energy trying to convince people that they value their customers, but we just spend our time, money, and energy doing really great work in support of the people we serve.
This approach seems to be working because we have wonderful, long-term relationships with the people we serve…and they believe so strongly in what we are doing that they invite us into their businesses and civic organizations to share our views on service, leadership, and gratitude with their people.
Powered By Humanity
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Geoff Welch, President & CEO
A husband, father, and accidental entrepreneur, Geoff loves sharing his irreverent perspectives on business, leadership, and gratitude with students and professionals across Fairbanks. Geoff serves on the board of directors for the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, facilitates their Leadership Fairbanks program, plays drums once or twice a month at Friends Church and you can get some insight into what drives him by by watching his TEDx talk or reading his free eBook.
Ashley Swibold, Operations Manager
Wise beyond her years, Ashley is the kind of person that makes the people around her better. She is a dancer, a world-traveler, and a self-sufficient “Mrs. Fix-it,” who is committed to encouraging and serving the customers and coworkers with whom she spends her days. Her technical skills are trumped only by her humanity, which makes her a perfect fit here.
Rhonda Beal, Problem Solver & Notary
From processing online jobs, to invoicing projects, to contacting customers with questions and estimates, Rhonda uses her impressive attention to detail and organizational skills to keep production at Date-Line running smoothly. Rhonda is a storyteller, animal lover, and self-professed “fan-girl” who is perpetually excited about a TV show, book, or something her cat did that morning.
Melinda Degnan, Problem Solver
Melinda never ceases to amaze us with the amount of contagious joy she is able to harness. A wife, mother, and former Marine, Melinda’s optimism, work ethic, and desire to take unusually good care of people make her a delight to work with…even when she is humming Christmas music in June.
Travis is an avid runner and has completed a number of marathons and ultra marathons in recent years. Date-Line’s resident technician and direct mail guru, He loves telling corny jokes and making up silly lyrics (a la Weird Al) to the songs that play in the shop. Travis is an active Rotarian and was recognized as his club’s 2017 Rotarian of the Year
Andrew Martinson, Problem Solver
In addition to quietly lowering the average age of the team – by a lot – Andrew is known for taking initiative and never flinching away from hard work. His sense of humor and temperament make him a perfect complement to the cast of characters he works with each day. When he’s not making things better around the shop he can often be found working on his vehicle, playing video games, or (maybe) finishing his homework.