The New Moon Team

A Visionary Team

Why should you choose New Moon to help you to distinguish yourselves from the rest? Simply, we bring you the most sincere commitment. We respect your needs and care enough to ensure your delight and satisfaction with the final package.  We have an exciting and professional team, easy to work with and accommodating to your desires, and needs, throughout the entire process.

Kim Rivera
Senior Art Director and Lead Representative
• 24 years marketing and advertising design experience
• New Moon Visions, Milford, Michigan, Owner since 1990
• Associate’s Degree, Design — Oakland Community College
• Associate’s Degree, Illustration — Oakland Community College
• Served as board member, Milford Downtown Development Authority for 6 years
• Served as president of the Milford Business Association

From print and web design to community-inspired events — Kim has certainly put 24 years’ of eye-catching design to work for Michigan! In fact, Kim has designed effective, audience-grabbing materials for multiple Michigan-based organizations and communities including: the Michigan Downtown Association, Milford, St. Louis, Allen Park, Plymouth, Brighton, Northville, and Petoskey.

Kim loves to travel around the world with husband, Darin, by plane, boat, car, or motorcycle. They usually end up in small cafés drinking lattes and taking in the atmosphere that different cities have to offer.

Sandra Hornyak
Associate Creative Director, Design
• 24 years marketing and advertising design experience
• Bachelor of Science, Art/Graphic Communication – Eastern Michigan University
• High-profile and results-generating work in the nonprofit sector, with clients including
Beaumont Hospitals, St. John Health System, Henry Ford Health System and University of Michigan Health System
• Extensive regional and county nonprofit client base, including Creating a Healthier
Macomb County, Lighthouse of Oakland County and Lutheran Social Services of Michigan
• Strong automotive background, including the Detroit Auto Dealers Association,
North American International Auto Show and Cadillac

Sandra’s dynamic energy and results-driven design work have made her the go-to resource for organizations seeking to exceed donation goals or building image and awareness. Her work blends smart, attention-getting design with unmatched elegance and is always on strategy, on time and on budget. She’s the recipient of numerous health care marketing awards and the prestigious Scarab Club award.

When she’s not hiking, biking or searching for beach glass along Great Lakes coasts, Sandra is busy keeping up with her two standard poodles, husband and 17-year-old daughter.

Jennifer Thomas
Associate Creative Director, Copy
• 22 years of marketing, copywriting, and advertising experience
• Rich experience in the travel and tourism sector, with clients including AAA Travel,
Continental Airlines, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza Hotels, and the cities of Detroit and Petoskey
• Seven years at Campbell-Ewald Advertising, Warren, MI including serving as Vice President, Associate Creative Director over Continental Airlines account
• Author of “Motor City Memoirs,” a collection of stories from notable people from in and around Detroit
• Numerous national and international copywriting awards

Years of experience and research into what motivates business and leisure travelers at home and abroad have given Jennifer unique insight and perspective. Her recognized abilities to identify and promote the aspects of locations and services that will draw travelers have earned her loyal clients and international recognition.

Never one to heed “don’t try this at home” warnings, Jennifer spent 12 years skydiving before settling down to start a family and run marathons.

Sharman Lamka
Advertising and Communications
• 27 years experience of advertising and media placement
• President of The FACES Foundation, a non-profit organization since 2006
• General Sales Manager WWWW 106.7FM Radio in Detroit
• Station Manager WNIC 100.3FM Radio in Detroit
• Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University – Journalism/French/Secondary Education
• Masters of Arts – Business from Central Michigan University

Sharman loves retail. She’s worked with retailers and service industries for over 30 years. She recognizes their need to reach potential customers with results oriented, cost effective and creative advertising.

Sharman makes time for the non-profit foundation FACES (Family and Caregivers, Education and Support) that she created in memory of her husband Philip. The foundation works with families, patients, and caregivers dealing with pulmonary illnesses and diseases of the lung.


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