SEGD Announces Incoming Chief Executive Officer

Cybelle Jones will assume the role on May 11.
SEGD - The Society for Experiential Graphic Design

The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD, Washington) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously selected Cybelle Jones as the new Chief Executive Officer. Jones, an active member of the SEGD for more than 18 years and an award-winning experience designer for more than 25 years, will assume the role on May 11. According to a statement released by SEGD, "She will join SEGD at a critical moment, bringing fresh energy and empathic leadership in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Cybelle Jones, the new Chief Executive Officer of SEGD
Cybelle Jones, the new Chief Executive Officer of SEGD

Jones comes to the organization from Gallagher & Associates (G&A), an internationally recognized interdisciplinary design studio with offices in Washington, New York, Portland, OR and Singapore. Most recently, she served as Principal and Executive Director. Her project work and commitment to advancing the field of design have received accolades from numerous organizations including SEGD, American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Alliance of Museums (AAM), AIGA, Communicating the Arts (CTA), and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).  

"Especially in this extraordinary and challenging time for our members, it was clear to the Search Committee and Board of Directors that we needed to select an individual who could start on day one with a strong connection to our community,” said Anna Crider, president of SEGD Board of Directors and principal at Entro. “Cybelle will be a transformational and collaborative leader. I am confident that she will provide support and value to all members through inspirational thought leadership, responsive programming, and by seeking innovative ways to ensure we all remain connected through this pandemic and beyond.”

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