FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 15, 2013
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Sponsler becomes full-time Hanson graphic designer
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Ryan Sponsler, part-time graphic designer for Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s marketing communications department, recently became a full-time employee.
Sponsler, who joined Hanson in 2009, designs print materials for the company, including advertisements, the employee newsletter, proposals, presentations and award entries. He also is a photographer for the department, coordinating with photographers around the United States, and helps organize the annual company meeting.
Prior to working at Hanson, Sponsler was a graphic designer for The State Journal-Register in Springfield. He has an associate degree in graphic design from Southern Illinois University and a bachelor’s degree in visual arts from University of Illinois Springfield. As part of Hanson’s marketing team, he received a Communicator Award of Excellence from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for marketing/promotion – greeting/holiday card in 2011. He also took second place in the category for best full-color advertisement from the Illinois Press Association in 2008 and has received various art awards.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.