The Wecker Group is comprised of talented professionals with a wide range of education, experience, and points of view. This allows us to explore a great variety of possible directions and solutions for each assignment. Add to this a unique combination of talent and personal commitment to fully probe the communication potential of each project. Each member of our team enjoys the challenges of creating within the great world of advertising and design.
Robert Wecker, owner and founder of The Wecker Group, is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He started the firm in 1974 and since then has received numerous awards for design. He specializes in corporate image, advertising design and is an avid illustrator. His designs have appeared in dozens of design annuals nationally and internationally. As co-founder of PiCA, People in Communication Arts, he hosted the world’s top communicators in an open forum. Robert serves on several local non-profit boards.
Ruth Minerva has over 45 years of design experience and has been with The Wecker Group since 1978. She graduated from High Wycombe College of Art in England with a Design degree and started her career at David Pilton Advertising, London England. Clients there included CBS Records and Steinway Pianos. Her responsibilities include design, project management, and production for many major clients.
Matt Gnibus has been with The Wecker Group since 1991 and has extensive knowledge in computer illustration, photo editing and retouching. He is a graduate of Long Beach State University, Long Beach, CA with a BFA in Graphic Design and a Specialization in Visual Communications. Prior to joining The Wecker Group, he worked with clients such as Lexus, Nissan and Enigma Records. At The Wecker Group, his responsibilities include print design, project management, computer production, and website design and coding.
Sue Wecker has been in the graphic arts field since 1972 when she was heavily involved in typesetting. She learned each new typography system as they were introduced, and subsequently opened a typography shop in 1982 called The Font Works. Her business catered to designers, publishers, and printers. Sue is now proficient in electronic page production and is currently office manager and production assistant at The Wecker Group.
Lin Sponsler has been with The Wecker Group since 1996. She is responsible for the financial side of the company. Lin has a BA in Art from Ohio Northern University in Adah, Ohio, and has 22 years experience in computerized accounting. She also runs her own business as a financial organizer and is Quickbooks certified.