We are a small company that is agile, flexible, and efficient with great internal communications. You’ll never be stopped by voicemail or unanswered emails. Our designers are the first to follow up and maintain a positive connection with you.
Elyse is the President and Chief Financial Officer of CBD, as well as a talented designer and gifted communicator. She specializes in using her experience as a training and marketing professional to help organizations enhance both their internal and external stakeholder communications.
Richard Galik is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Emeritus. Richard has special expertise in logistics, budgets, and administration. He has been involved with design for over 25 years, working to fit individual tasks into a cohesive macroscopic whole from concept to delivery; keeping in mind the critical elements of quality, timeliness, and budget.
Elaina is our Creative Director with many years experience as a design professional in every aspect of graphic design from corporate branding and identity, advertising, business-to-business print advertising, trade show conferences, publications, annual reports, and environmental graphics.
Over the years, Elaina's work has received a number of awards including: Silver Medal, Washington Ed Press; Silver Medal, Washington Art Directors Club; NY Creativity Show; Best of Category Award, Printing & Graphics Communication Association; and the Graphic Excellence Award, Consolidated Papers. Some of Elaina's clients have included Booz Allen Hamilton, US Sprint, The Travelers, Mobil Corporation, GTSI, Corp. and Long & Foster Real Estate.
Elaina used her creative vision to lead our design team to the capture of over 20 Design Awards in branding, web site design, and corporate communications from Graphic Design USA.
Asim Shaikh (Sim) is our Chief Executive Officer. Originally from Pakistan, he has over 25 years of management experience in leadership positions with companies like Compaq, AIG, and Allianz AG. Educated at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Sim has now re-located to the United States. He has taken an equity position in CBD and retains ownership of a leading mobile alerts solution provider in Pakistan. His special expertise is with staff and business development.
Sim acts as CBD’s Diversity Officer.
He serves on the Board of Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce and is a member of Northern Virginia Technology Council.
Jennifer Ferraro is Chief Operating Officer. She develops and coordinates project plans that carefully consider the individual pieces in relation to the larger deliverable and ensures efficiency, timeliness, and high quality for all projects.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in design and a Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Maryland College Park. She is also a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a National Coeducational Service Fraternity.
Nikolay, originally from Bulgaria with a master's degree in geology and a bachelor's degree in graphic design from Sofia University, is our Technology Officer. He worked in advertising and web design prior to coming to the US. Once here he established himself as a entrepreneur by operating his own web development firm before joining CBD as a technologist and web developer.
Vincent is our Graphic Designer-Corporate. He holds a degree in Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz in New York.
He specializes in projects for larger corporations, particularly those requiring the MS Office suite and on-site availability, as well as annual reports, white papers, and web sites.
Vincent’s sense of humor is quite special.
Sugako is a Graphic Designer from Japan; she has a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the Towson University. Sugako has advertising agency experience with particular expertise in auto sales and corporate branding. Sugako specializes in Annual Reports.
Originally from New York, Michelle is a Graphic Designer. She holds a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Graphic Design from Liberty University in Virginia. She has experience working with both international and domestic clients, and specializes in branding and print advertisement. Michelle brings a very strong “Can Do” attitude as well as a particular expertise in illustration.
Viktoria is our Mail Shop manager. Originally from Hungary, she brings administrative expertise and a "get it done right" attitude to make sure our mailings are both accurate and on time. Viki's enthusiasm and attention to detail make her the perfect person for the job.