Staff Biographies

Wes Froebel

Wes acquired Minuteman Press of Buffalo November 13, 2017. He brings over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing to Minuteman Press.

Throughout his career, he has consistently achieved revenue performance goals and generated record-setting revenues with The Advantage Company (Stereo Advantage and iFul Distribution), Ingram Micro and Flexlume Signs in Business to Business sales. Wes is also a founding partner of Big Ditch Brewing Company.

Having held key sales leadership roles with small and large technology companies, Wes has gained a broad range of business development experience and has been successful in developing and cultivating business relationships.

As Owner, Wes will manage the day-to-day operations of the business with a focus on sales & marketing of Minuteman Press’ products and services to companies in Western NY and the downtown Buffalo area.

Wes' goals are to Design, Print and Promote... You!

Kyle Schlaich

Kyle is the Production Manager and Co-Designer at Minuteman Press.

He is a graduate of Canisius College. He majored in Digital Media Arts and received a Bachelor of Science degree. In his studies, he concentrated in Advertising, Illustration, and Typography.

Prior to working at Minuteman Press, Kyle was employed as a Print Production Assistant for the Loudoun County School System responsible for printing & packaging forms. He interned at Travers Collins & Company, a well-established advertising agency. Kyle helped produce campaigns for live clients as well as in-house pieces. He also interned at ColorCraft of Virginia a major printing company servicing the DC metropolitan area, focusing on client interaction, product processing & packaging.

Through education & employment, Kyle has learned valuable techniques from experienced coworkers & instructors to refine & produce professional looking work.

Kyle is passionate about gardening, NUFC, & my rescue cat, Cinder.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign, Offset lithographic press & pre-press,
 Macintosh OSX, Freehand drawing, USB drawing tablet.

Toni Snyder

Toni is the Graphic Designer & Customer Service Representative at Minuteman Press of Downtown Buffalo.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, as well as some coursework in Web Design. During her time at the Art Institute, she was in the top ten of my graduating class, and most of her professors have requested to use her work as an example for incoming students.

Toni has been a freelance graphic designer for almost 12 years, working with an array of clients like M&T Bank, Fancy Face Productions and Gotta-Be-Dreaming of Ontario, just to name a few. She has also done several pro-bono pieces for non-profit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity – Veterans of Niagara County.

For the past five years, Toni has been working in the printing industry, along with her freelance work, and hs gained valuable knowledge that has helped her grow as a designer.

Toni & her husband have six children between the two of them and they like to consider themselves the new age Brady Bunch! Toni is very passionate about her life as a mom and prides herself on creating little people who will one day be more successful than she is. They also have two fur babies, Mina and Lily who is only five pounds! They are so sweet, and they love them very much. Toni is also very passionate about photography, drawing, and painting.

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash & Dreamweaver. CorelDraw, Microsoft Office Suite, Photography, HTML5, CSS & Freehand drawing.