Who is Kaiser Studio?

Meet the Kaiser Studio Family

Since first opening in 1980, owners Tim and Patty Kaiser have taken pride in running a family-owned business that treats all of their employees and customers like they are part of the family as well.

Tim & Patty Kaiser


After semi-retiring, Tim began acting in 2011 and is currently producing his first film.

When she isn't working hard at the studio, Patty enjoys spending time with their four children and ten grandchildren.


Say Hello to Your Sales Reps

Even after your school signs a contract with Kaiser Studio, you'll be in contact with one of our reps throughout the entire school year. Your rep will make sure that you are happy with all of the products and services you receive and will always be available for any questions or concerns that arise.

Ed Duffy

Sales Representative

Ed came to Kaiser Studio in 2003 with an extensive background in school picture sales and services our schools in the western neighborhoods of Metro Detroit. Ed takes pride in providing his schools with exceptional service and can often be found stopping into his schools just to say hello! When he's not traveling to schools, Ed is an avid golfer who enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters.

Jeff Kaiser

Sales Representative

Jeff has several different roles with the company. In addition to servicing schools as a Sales Rep, Jeff manages our photographers for fall and spring pictures. He also takes care of  testing new equipment keeping our photographers up to date with the latest and greatest. He is often found in the schools solving problems for our photographers and school staff members. Most nights Jeff and his wife are at the hockey rink, supporting their two teenage sons.

Aimee Lederman

Sales Representative

Aimee will be celebrating her 10th year with Kaiser this Fall. She came on in 2005 as a photographer and has been representing the company as a sales rep since 2010. Aimee is a very versatile photographer and takes beautiful portraits professionally and for fun! Aimee and her husband have two sons and recently welcomed a daughter-in-law into the family. On the weekends, Aimee can be found outside either on the lake or entertaining friends around the bonfire.

Jennifer Schneider

Sales Representative

Jennifer started at Kaiser Studio in 2010 as a photographer and quickly became a Sales Rep. Jennifer maintains strong relationships with customers and takes great pride in her work, making her an excellent addition to the sales team. In addition to sales, Jennifer is trained in many areas of the business and is always willing to step in when help is needed as well as train new employees. Outside of work, Jennifer stays busy on the board of a non profit charity for children in cancer treatment and spending time with her husband and two teenage sons.

Carrie Reed

Sales Representative

Carrie joined the company in 2014 as a school picture photographer and is the newest member of the Kaiser Studio sales team! When she's not representing the company at schools, Carrie can often be found in our studio taking Senior Portraits. This talented photographer also enjoys yoga, crafting and playing a TON of musical instruments. Ask Carrie how her weekend was and I'm sure she will tell you about a fun adventure she and her daughter had and the awesome food they ate!

School Picture Photographers

We have a great group of professionally trained photographers who travel to schools for Picture Day. Our photographers are pleasant and accommodating to the school's needs and will always make a genuine effort to get great expressions from everyone who sits in front of their camera.

Josh Hohner

Photography & Equipment Manager

Josh became a Kaiser Studio school photographer in 2009 and oversees the training of our new photographers and helps our experienced photographers refine their skills. Josh is always on the move and keeps busy maintaining equipment, troubleshooting our photographers and working on various projects around the studio. Being very skilled at carpentry and construction, Josh enjoys building and remodeling homes. When he is able to find the time, Josh enjoys playing softball with friends.

Who is Behind the Scenes?

While our Sales Reps and Photographers will be sure to impress you when they visit your school, the staff back at the studio also plays a huge part in making sure we deliver an awesome finished product to our customers.

We would like to introduce you to some of the many people who help keep Kaiser Studio running day to day.

Bob Baril

General Manager

Kaiser Studio welcomed General Manager, Bob, to the business in 2002. With an extensive background in management, Bob was the perfect fit for the position! Between handling all of the company's financial matters and managing the entire staff, Bob is also an extremely important player in the decision making of the company. In addition to being the busiest man at the studio, Bob is also very active in his church and running club as the Congregational Chairman and the Co-Director of the Great Lakes Relay. Amazingly, he still finds the time to enjoy traveling with his wife and their two grown children.

Jacquelyn Berube

Assistant General Manager

Throughout the years, Jackie has done just about every job there is to do at Kaiser Studio. The company welcomed her as the Assistant General Manager in 2015 and she is very excited to bring a fresh perspective to the business. Jackie loves the outdoors and can usually be found with her family and their puppy, spending time up north with friends.

Sandra Eaton

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Sandra has been a part of the Kaiser Studio team since 2010 when she began as a photographer and customer service rep. Her attention to detail and organizational skills have proven to be invaluable to the company. She now manages the entire office, including customer service, scheduling and managing the photographers. Outside of work, she and her husband love to travel out West, where Sandra enjoys landscape and nature photography. They have three children and one fur-baby, Augie the Doggie. The whole family loves the Detroit Red Wings and enjoys going to games together.

Amber Platzke

Production Manager

Amber joined Kaiser Studio in 2008 and leads the production team in processing over 100,000 school pictures each year. Additionally, Amber designs our marketing and sales materials and keeps the studio active online by managing our website and social media accounts. Amber is a graduate of Rochester College and Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Outside of the office, Amber enjoys spending time with her husband and their rescue pup, Lucy.

Andrea Marcu

Yearbook Manager

If you have a Kaiser Studio yearbook account, you will be working closely with Andrea throughout the school year. With her keen eye for design, Andrea takes pride in making sure every school's yearbook is the best it can be. Since first joining the company in 2006, she has been involved in many aspects of the behind the scenes work and is always willing to learn something new to help out her teammates. In her free time Andrea enjoys crafting, a good cup of tea, and spending time with her husband and their kitty, Mugsy Malone.

A MICHIGAN COMPANY  |  Kaiser Studio is a local, family owned business which employs all Michigan residents. We will devote our combined skills and energy to provide portraits that will be a source of pride to
you and your family for years to come.
We guarantee your satisfaction.

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