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FPA Alumni

Where are they now?


Music Business Technology

2013: Todd Fogle-- Sound Engineer for Cedar Creek Church in Toledo, Ohio.

2013: Adrian Ocana-- Guitarist for Subnuba.

2015: Bryan Cuprys-- IMIJ Sound and Lightning in Toledo, Ohio.

2015: Nathan Hayes-- Sound Engineer for Cedar Creek Church in Toledo, Ohio.

2015: Albert "Tito" Colminero -- Owner of Primo Sounds and Sound Engineer for Toledo Zoo.

2015: Samuel Cromer-- Musician and Manager for local band, Color Rise. Samuel reports the band opened for legendary Eddie Money this past summer.

2015: Lisa Pfaender -- Partner/Co-Owner/Marketing and Promotions at Palaver Records and Cold Lunch Recordings in Nashville, Tennessee.

2016: Matthew Westrick -- IMIJ Sound and Lightning in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Mario Parker-- Sound Engineer for Cedar Creek Church in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Charles Reynolds-- Employed by Great Lakes Sound and Lighting in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Brandon Harrold-- Transferring to University of Toledo for Music Composition and freelance work BH Media Company.

2016: Thomas Harrison-- Sound Engineer and AV Coordinator at Hollywood Casino in Toledo, Ohio.

2017: David Brehm -- Sales Engineer for Sweetwater Sound in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2017: Katrina Drake -- Sound Engineer, Cedar Creek Church, Findlay, Ohio.

2017: Yvette Stephens -- Music Director and Worship Leader, First United Methodist Church, Adrian, Michigan.

2017: John Winlock -- Owner, 1 Ryde Productions in Toledo, Ohio.

2018: Conner Owen -- Production Consultant, Great Lakes Sound, Toledo, Ohio

Commercial Photography Tech

2013: Kyle Csortos-- Commercial Art Lab Instructor and Children's Illustrator. Recently, Kyle completed his eighth illustration for a published children's books.

2009: Patricia Drummond-- Successfully completed her BFA and is now an adjunct instructor at Owens Community College.

2014: Sarah Eickhoff-- Owner of Sarah Eickoff Photography and Design, Toledo Ohio.

2015: Sean Ferry-- Photographer in the state of Oregon.

2015: Fabian Koder-- Owner and freelance photographer for Fabian Koder Photography in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Taylor James (TJ) Barney-- Photo Assistant to internationally renowned photographer Eric Eggley. TJ is also working as Photographer for Jon Williamson Photography, Keepsake Photography, and as a part-time gallery curator for Owens Community College.

2016: Maegen Anders-- Working full time at Compass Events, Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Alecia Thompson-- Freelance work for Sweet Lavender Photography in Toledo Ohio.

2016: Amanda Aylwin-- Sports photographer for national media group, Varsity Views in Toledo, Ohio.

Commercial Art Technology

2010: Melanie Dunn -- Owner, Cuttlefish Graphics in Bowling Green, Ohio.

2012: Josh Nagel -- Owner, Josh Nagel Productions in Toledo, Ohio.

2013: Barbara Stengle-- Commercial Art Lab Instructor and owner of Barbara Stengle Design LLC in Toledo, Ohio.

2015: Nolan Rao-- Successfully transferred to Bowling Green State University for Fine Arts.

2015: Jacob Hodgson-- Successfully transferred to Bowling Green State University for Visual Communication.

2015: Nathan Hartman-- Graphic Designer at Imagination Station in Toledo Ohio.

2015: Kelsey Morman-- Media Designer at Packer Creek Pottery in Genoa, Ohio.

2015: Michael Fauver, II -- Graphic Associate for Container Graphics in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Michael Fauver II-- Graphic Designer/Production for Dan Rogers Sports Zone in Toledo, Ohio.

2016: Aimee Pawlowski-- Graphic Designer for European based company, Sahm Glass. She also is the owner of Aimee Pawlowski Designs.

2016: Katherine "Kit" Maria-- Graphic Designer at Custom Dec Inc. in Toledo, Ohio.

2015: Nathan Wehrmeister-- Currently working for Kennedy Marketing Group in Toledo, Ohio as Graphic Designer and Production Management. The firm is based out of California.

2016: Cerise Clausen-- Graphic Designer and Photographer, currently doing freelance work in the Toledo area.

2016: Leslie Crow-- Graphic Designer for "WeknowtheDJ" an online music publication that features the lives and culture of some of the industry's most popular tour DJ's.

2017: Kyle Benner -- Owner, Kyle Benner Designs in Toledo, Ohio.

2017: Valerie Pitzen -- Assistant Graphic Designer for Glass City Signs in Toledo, Ohio.

Fine Art Concentation

2004: Lauren Meyers-- Successfully transferred to University of Toledo and currently working for Toledo Public Schools.

2015: Christopher Pickett-- Student currently at University of Toledo earning his Bachelors in Fine Arts.

2015: Jacob Byers-- Successfully transferred to College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan.

2014: Micheal Budyka-- Successfully transferred to University of Toledo for Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Commercial Art Concentration

2016: Ali Darham-- Successfully transfer to Bowling Green State University for Visual Communication Design.

2015: Jacob Hodgson-- Successfully transferred to Bowling Green State University for Visual Communication.

Music Education/Performance

2015: Corey Johnson-- Owner of Johnson's Vision Production in Toledo, Ohio.

Theatre Concentration

2015: Marisa Soto-- Successfully transferred to Wayne State University in Michigan.

2015: Amber Breault Albain-- Recently produced Alice in Wonderland for Rossford Recreation Summer Theatre Program and performed the national anthem for Toledo Mud Hens. She continues to work in Midwest region on various productions.

2016: Drew Young-- Successfully transferred to University of Toledo and works at Trapped Toledo.

Interior Design

2015: Nicole Barkhimer-- Successfully earned her licensure in realty and is currently working as a Real Estate agent with OakValley Realtors and using her design background to stage homes.