At Firpress Printers we’re a team! The people behind our company are as important to us as the company itself. Read on for a brief bio about each of our Directors and staff members.
Kerri runs our Finance, HR & Personnel Departments and also oversees our ISO Quality Assurance Standard. She is an ATT experienced Accounting Technician who is highly organised and effective! Her friendly face is not often seen by many customers but Kerri is always more than happy to help out in any way she can.
Need a price? Or just some advice? Paul is your man. A time served printer with over 30 years experience, he’s our very own master in the trade with knowledge of all things print! Just get in touch and he will be happy to help. Why not call in to see him or he can visit your business to discuss how Firpress can help you.
Rest assured that your job is well looked after with Karen, she will see it through from initial discussion to finished product. Got a query regarding a job we have in hand? Karen is the perfect person to assist with your enquiry. She will also be happy to advise you on delivery schedules & dates.
Joann will always greet you with a cheery smile. She will be your first point of contact and will be happy to assist you with any enquiries you may have, transferring your call to the relevant department. She’s a little ray of sunshine here at Firpress and will be sure to brighten your day.
Rhona works along side Kerri in accounts. Got any queries about your account? Want to set up credit account facilities? Rhona’s the lady to contact! Rhona is one of our longest serving staff members (30 years this year!). Versatile in all office routines, she will be more than happy to help.
Steph graduated from the University of Cumbria in 2007. She previously worked as in-house designer for international outdoor sports retailer Ski Warehouse. Steph joined the Firpress team in 2010, her specialities include leaflets, posters, brochures & wedding stationery. She’s also in charge of our website & social media.
Christie graduated from the University of Cumbria in November 2015. Since joining us in January 2015, she has really shown her worth, creating lots of eye-catching artwork. She’s a really fun, bright and bubbly designer, who enjoys designing wedding invitations & matching stationery, party invitations, menus, logo design, brochures and leaflets.
Junior Graphic Designer
Lewis joined us in July 2019. This is his first design role and he has already created some amazing artwork! Lewis enjoys working on a wide variety of projects, he is extremely talented and we cannot wait for you to see what he can do! So far Lewis has been working on leaflets, stationery & invitations but he is looking forward to a good design challenge!
Junior Graphic Designer
Jess is our newest recruit, joining us in September 2019. She’s a fun, creative & talented in both graphic design & illustration. Jess enjoys working on posters, leaflets and also stationery design for corporate events & also weddings. We can’t wait to show you what she can do!
Printer (RYOBI 4 Colour)
Rob runs our RYOBI 4 colour press and is responsible for large print runs of full colour work. He has over 24 years of experience in the printing industry and prides himself in his work! From letterheads to a brochure, his attention to detail will ensure that the colours on your print job look perfect.
Printer (GTO 2 Colour)
Stephen operates our 2 colour Ryobi NP press, with over 25 years of printing experience under his belt he will ensure that all your invoice books, forms and raffle tickets are printed perfectly. He will also print your business envelopes and number and perforate all your printed work.
Master of the guillotine, Bobby will trim all your work to size and prepare it for scoring folding & finishing. Bobby is our longest standing employee, having been with Firpress since the day the doors opened back in 1985! In his safe hands your printed work will be finished to the highest of standards.
Claire will work her magic on your printing, taking flat sheets and transforming them into folded leaflets and multi page brochures. She’s fun & bubbly and always has a smile as she works. Your printing will be finished to the highest of standards and then packaged with care, ready for delivery.
Chris will work his magic on your printing, taking flat sheets and transforming them into folded leaflets and multi page brochures. He’s fun, friendly & positive, always ready to tackle your jobs. Your printing will be finished to the highest of standards and then packaged with care, ready for delivery.
David is our friendly delivery driver. We provide free local delivery here at Firpress and nothing is too much trouble for David who will always deliver your printing with a cheery smile and will even ask for your autograph! Got a delivery deadline? Let one of our team know and David will ensure you receive your goods on time!
Kerri’s Border Collie ‘Finn’ likes to boost morale, greeting staff daily with a paw or sloppy wet kisses….especially those who will give him a treat! He can sometimes be seen in our reception with his paws up on the counter to say Hello to customers! He also acts as security….none shall pass without his permission!