Testimonials

People like to work with us

“Our trade association has worked with John and his teams on our annual reports and a variety of miscellaneous design projects over the last 10 years. John is both creative and professional and each project has exceeded our design expectations while being delivered on time and on budget. He is a delightful partner.”
- Maura O’Hara
Executive Director, Illinois Venture Capital Association
“John and his team have been my ‘go-to’ resource for a number of years. I always know that they will figure out a creative way to meet our business needs and then execute on time and on budget with great collaboration.”
- Heather Harper
Formerly Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Group, Bank of the West/BNP Paribas Group
“I had the pleasure of working with John on our award-winning company annual reports for many years. John brought his considerable personable and professional skills to our projects and provided us with outstanding solutions and support. Nearly 10 years on, and we are still using graphic elements that John created for us. I can highly recommend John as a great creative partner to work with.”
- Sarah Pickett
Corporate Brand Manager, Case New Holland
“The annual report team has consistently delivered high-quality annual reports for us.”
- Chris Taylor
Director of Corporate Communications, True Value Company
“John designed our global citizenship report. He put together an outstanding project team that delivered a comprehensive and high-quality 62-page publication using the GRI indicator framework. His work ethic, creativity, dedication, and results orientation shined throughout the duration of the 6-month project and the project was completed on time.”
- John Edelman
 Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility, Edelman
“I heartily recommend John and his team at Avila Creative. They deliver a beautiful product and spectacular service. They were able to take my vision for a specific “look” and translate it into a series of presentation designs that were better than I could have ever imagined. Their mastery of PowerPoint is exceptional. To top it all off, John is a wonderful person to work with.”
- Bridget Brennan
CEO, Female Factor, Author of Why She Buys