Meet the Team

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Ed Rothschild, President & Owner

Edward Rothschild has owned and managed several AlphaGraphics Centers since 1996 with his wife Robin. Prior to a life in the visual communications and marketing services world, Edward served as CEO of Arcadis Geraghty & Miller (now Arcadis) — an environmental consulting and engineering firm. His technical background is in zoology, geology, and hydrogeology and Edward was researcher and consultant for over 20 years (IEC Corp (uranium mining), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, CH2M Hill and Geraghty & Miller). Edward has earned several degrees, including a double Bachelor’s degree in zoology and geology from the University of Vermont, a Master’s degree in hydrogeology from the University of Wisconsin and an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Business.

John Thomas, Director, Sales & Marketing

John has over 25 years experience in sales and marketing. John’s contributions have been integral to the success of companies including Marriot Hotels, United Express Airlines, The Quantum Companies the Hertz Corporation, American Express, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad (Colorado), CopperSpike Train Excursion (Arizona), and the Mt. Hood Railroad (Hood River, Oregon). His vision and effective team-building management style have led to company- and industry-leading innovations in customer acquisition, integrated sales and marketing, strategic planning, strategic partnerships, SEO, web development and other technology platforms. His peers commend his integrity, ethical initiative, and effective personal leadership style.


Rich Cloke Jr, Center Manager-Downtown Denver

Center Manager, Rich is the Center Manager for our location in Downtown Denver. He began running presses while in high school in California and has continued his career in the printing industry for well over 30 years. He started with AlphaGraphics in Arizona as a press operator and was soon promoted to store manager. Rich has also worked at AlphaGraphics’ corporate headquarters providing support for centers as well as being a quality systems auditor. He has been the downtown center manager since moving to Colorado in 2003. Rich’s vast experience in the print industry has helped our downtown center achieve new heights. Rich is extremely client oriented and can often be seen at his center working on projects on any given weekend.

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Kyle van Zyl, Production Manager – Arvada

Meet Kyle our Production Manager. Originally from South Africa, he moved to the US in 2003 where he began his life as a Denver resident. Kyle started with AlphaGraphics as an intern in 2009 after graduating from  CCD with a degree in Graphic Arts. In 2011 he was hired as a Graphic  Designer and also ran our large format and production at the Downtown  Denver location. In 2014 he was promoted to Production Manager and has since moved to our Arvada location.

Christina Estrada

Christina Estrada, Center Manager-Golden

Christina Estrada hails from Tucson, Arizona with a BA from the University of Arizona. She has been living in Colorado since 1995, and she has been with AlphaGraphics for nearly 20 years. She worked as a graphic designer for the first six years, and she is now a Sales and Marketing Consultant. Christina is dedicated to building and creating long-lasting relationships through business-to-business sales. She has proven her ability to provide exemplary customer service, and she effectively manages her client’s projects with a keen eye, attention to detail, and frequent communication. Christina collaborates with each internal department to ensure that her client’s projects are always on schedule and that the end result is of the highest-quality possible. She takes great pride in partnering with her client’s to make sure every project meets their needs and expectations.