By: Lisbeth Lyons Black
Meet Jules Van Sant, an Educator in the women in print community. In addition to serving as CIO (Chief Inspirational Officer) & Partner of Bubble & Hatch (based in the Pacific Northwest) to which she brings deep professional experience in print and advertising and valued guidance in marketing and storytelling to her clients, Jules currently serves as Chairwoman of both the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) and the Cal Poly Graphic Communications Advisory Board. Thank you, Jules, for sharing your knowledge and perspective with the Women in Print Alliance community!
Do you know (or are you) a woman in the printing industry who is a Leader, an Educator, an Innovator, or a Rising Star that should be featured on our website and in our newsletter? If so, please contact us. We’d love to meet her!
How and when did you enter or become associated with the printing industry? What was your “Aha!” moment when you knew print and/or educating others about print was the right field for you?
I have been part of the graphic production and communications industry for 38 years and counting. Shortly out of college and working in advertising I accidentally “fell” into a large format sign and screen-printing graphics company and never looked back. From production and operations management to print buying, sales, and marketing roles, then association management and business advocacy, I have seen many aspects of our industry. Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to connect with many passionate professionals and saw the opportunity to encourage upcoming generations to consider these career paths. As a mom and a leader, it just feels like the right thing to do – giving back to an industry that has given so much to me. Read More