We are Brand Guardians entrusted to deliver
your brand's marketing content.


LCP focuses on the delivery of your marketing message. We protect the brand standards of your organization through the production of high-impact printed products, digital print on-demand, web-to print programs and in-house custom development for web/cloud based messaging.

The integration of our highly skilled crafts people, together with the leading edge technology, enables LCP to consistently meet and exceed the strict standards of quality and service your brand deserves.


We are proud of the company we keep. Our customers have made us a better provider. We, in turn, help make them better communicators, clients and friends. It's a formula that keeps working because everyone wins.

Thomas R. Johnson
President | COO

Tom’s career started in the pressroom and later evolved into sales. In 2011 he joined the LCP Executive Management Team and in 2012 assumed the position of Executive Vice President, COO and then President.  Continuing with the vision established by his father, Ralph Johnson, Tom and the Executive Management Team continue fostering the mission and continued evolution of LCP.  Tom attended the University of Iowa and is a 1990 graduate, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Manager’s Program.

Robert Hilliard
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Rob has been with LCP since 1984 and is responsible for maintaining the firms overall financial integrity. Prior to joining LCP, he worked for six years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Rob has a Masters in Management from Northwestern University and a B.S. degree from Drake University.

Peter Douglas
Senior Vice President, Director of Sales and Marketing

Peter joined LCP in 1988. His proven skills enabled him to consistently rank as one of the top sales producers over the last 20 years. He has been leading the marketing and branding of LCP since 1999 and has been instrumental in helping LCP gain a sizable market in the corporate communications and graphic design world throughout the Midwest and Nationally. Peter holds a B.A. degree from Drake University.

Dan Murphy
Vice President, Director of Manufacturing

Dan joined Lake County Press in 1988. He has served as a Production Planner, Pressroom Manager, Plant Manager and currently is the VP-Director of Manufacturing. He has been instrumental in guiding the company and implementing new technologies. Dan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communications Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Department Heads

Every day we are faced with the challenge to do it better, faster, and more cost-effective. Our skills combined with technology enable us to provide the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Kevin Conlon
Pressroom Manager
Bob Efinger
Prepress Manager
Abe Garcia
Director of IT
Mark Hammel
Operations Manager LCP Complete
Wally Herwerth
Bindery Manager
Don Hyatt
Director, Web Solutions & Digital Technology
Lee Marcoe
EHS / Quality Manager
Paul Nerroth
Warehouse/Traffic Supervisor
Mark Wagner
Customer Service Manager

Celebrating our successes and sharing relevant enhancements to our offerings, check out the latest LCP news!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
2017: Time for a Challenge

For years the LCP calendar has arrived with a mystery. Hidden deep within each
month is our logo. Discover if you are a “master of detail” by examining each image.
Some of the images are challenging and some are subtle, but all of them are sure to

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
LCP Takes Aim at Improving Industry Standards for Offset Color Characterization

Since it’s inception, the industry standard IT8.7-4 color characterization target has been problematic.  In conventional offset printing, the printed results of the visual target (See Figure A) provided press data that was less than accurate to the characterized print...

Thursday, June 30, 2016
LCP Hosts: G7 Expert | Professional Training

LCP is honoured to be hosting G7 Expert/Professional Training on site June 28-30th

The session is being conducted by Don Hutcheson of HutchColor

G7 is...

- A method where all print has a similar appearance
- Used to consistently hit clients’...

Environmental, Health & Safety

The owner and management team of LCP are committed to providing an environmentally responsible, healthy and safe workplace striving to take every reasonable precaution to protect both our employees and our environment. Environment, Health and Safety are the responsibility of the CEO and Executives, managers and supervisors, employees, contractor and visitors.

LCP will:

  • Manage our operations in compliance with local Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) legislation, regulations and applicable standards.
  • Establish EHS objectives and regularly review progress as outlined in our Management Responsibility.
  • Proactively identify and assess workplace materials or processes impacting EHS.
  • Train our employees and commit the resources to reduce the risks and hazards in the workplace.
  • Recognize the responsibility of the Safety Committee to evaluate and recommend changes to improve our EHS programs.