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 | CEO

Tom’s career started in the pressroom and later evolved into sales. In 2011 he joined the LCP Executive Management Team and in 2019 assumed the position of President and CEO.  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
Senior 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.

Don Hyatt
Don Hyatt
Senior Vice President – Director of Web Solutions & Technology

Don joined LCP in May of 1996 and was soon promoted to pressroom assistant manager. In October 1997, Don assumed the position of Manager of the Small Press Division. Don quickly displayed his ability to think out of the box and in March of 2003  was tasked with formally opening our first fulfillment and mailing division.  In 2009, Don was promoted to Business Development Manager focusing on client engagement. Don helped to establish LCP as a leader in the web solutions and digital technology area.  In 2015, Don was promoted as the Director, Web Solutions & Digital Technology and has devleoped over 150 web based solutions for our clients.  Don has been instrumental in our diversification within the ever changing market.

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.

Dave Ashby
Plant Manager
Javier Ceja
Client Services Manager
Jeff McDonald
Prepress Manager
Brian Popp
Pressroom Manager
Scott Meyers
Bindery Manager
Bob Vujatov
Digital Print Manager
Bob Miller
Digital Bindery Manager
Andrew Marotta
Logistics Supervisor
Dylan Hodgdon
Environmental Branding Production Manager
Belinda Dyal
Manager, Branded Merchandise
Joel Rheinschmidt
LCP Complete Production/Kitting and Mailing Manager
Abe Garcia
Director of IT

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

Thursday, May 5, 2022
“Brand Meets World” in So Many Ways: Branded Merchandise is LCP’s Newest Offering

LCP has partnered with Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) to gain access to thousands of suppliers of branded merchandise for a $17+ billion dollar industry. Popular branded products range from office supplies to health and wellness products, apparel to computer...

Thursday, March 11, 2021

LCP is pleased to announce Wilco’s box set for their album, “Ode to Joy,” designed by Lawrence Azerrad, has won the “Best of Show “ at The Mohawk Show. This annual design competition celebrates brilliant design, intelligent paper selection, and superior production.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

LCP began as a small shop with one-color and two-color presses on September 1, 1970. Through five decades, LCP operates with the primary philosophy  – quality matters and skilled people do their best working for a company that is willing to invest in the future. 


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.