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
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.

Dave Ashby
Plant Manager
Brian Popp
Pressroom Manager
Jeff McDonald
Prepress Manager
Abe Garcia
Director of IT
Mark Hammel
Client Services Manager
Dylan Hodgdon
Digital / Grand Format Manager
Don Hyatt
Director, Web Solutions & Digital Technology
John Tremmel
Fulfillment Department Manager
Sue Hoeppner
Mailing Department Manager
Andrew Marotta
Logistics Supervisor

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

Friday, October 23, 2020

LCP is pleased to announce Susan Hoeppner has joined the company as their new mailing department manager.  

With over 30 years of experience, Susan Hoeppner has worked in printing plants and for publishing companies. She has expertise in postal logistics, data,...

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. 


Thursday, August 27, 2020

In accordance with LCP’s green initiative, LCP Complete will introduce on-demand packaging capabilities this autumn. The Packsize EM7 brings the latest technology in on-demand packaging solutions. The installation will also have the added benefit of greater warehouse...

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.