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

Owners

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 joined the Kaiser Studio team in 2005 as a photographer and has been representing the company as a sales rep since 2010. Aimee takes great pride in exceeding our customer's expectations and believes that excellent communication is the key to a successful partnership between Kaiser Studio and the schools we service. In addition to being a sales superstar, Aimee is a very versatile photographer and takes beautiful portraits professionally and for fun!

Meet Our Photographers

 

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.

Lauren Moyer

Studio Photographer

Lauren joined the company in 2012 as a school picture photographer and in 2017 became our lead studio photographer. Her talent and creativity are the perfect combination for capturing beautiful senior and family portraits. Our clients love how comfortable Lauren makes them feel when she's behind the camera. When she's not at the studio, Lauren can be found with her family, enjoying the outdoors.

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 130,000 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. Amber enjoys puppies, 90's music, and spending time with her husband and their new baby boy.

Christy Dante

Yearbook Manager

If you have a Kaiser Studio yearbook account, you will be working closely with Christy throughout the school year. Christy takes pride in making sure every school is completely satisfied with their yearbook. Prior to managing the yearbook department, Christy began her career at Kaiser Studio as a school picture photographer in 2009. Since then she has become an important part of our staff, lending her talents to many departments. Now that she's an empty nester, Christy spends her newfound time going to the movies and walking her Yorkie-Poo pup.

Julie Yakey

Customer Service

Julie has been helping our customers since joining the company in 2013. In addition to assisting customers with any questions they have about their school pictures, Julie is our main contact for the schools we service. Julie schedules picture dates and makes sure that we send enough photographers to get the job done right! When she's not at the office, this hockey-mom can be found at the rink, cheering on her teenage sons.

Pam Granzow

Data / Composites

Pam has been a valuable member of the Kaiser Studio team since 2005. All of the schools we service work closely with Pam to make sure we have the most up to date information before capturing student's photos. Once the images have been processed, Pam designs beautiful graduate and classroom composites. On the weekends, Pam can be found spending time with her family, enjoying beautiful Northern Michigan.

Tami Ardelean

Service Items

Tami joined our production team in 2013 with a background in graphic design and layout. She soon became our service items specialist, working with nearly 400 schools to ensure they have exactly what they need. When she's not coordinating service items, Tami works with our production department on various design projects and yearbooks. Outside of the office, Tami lives an active life with her husband and teenage son. She's always working on a new craft project and planning her next Halloween costume!

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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