Alyssa Phillips, Vice President and Secretary of AIGA Asheville, is the owner of Amp’d Designs, focusing on branding, web design, and print design for small businesses. Alyssa received a BFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She held several positions at design studios in NYC, including rolls at Atlantic Records and as an Art Director at a print company, before moving to the mountains to start her own business. She now collaborates with passionate business owners & individuals to create design solutions that combine concept & strong visuals and effectively communicate their values to help their businesses grow. Alyssa also loves working with bands and musicians to design fun music-related materials like album art and gig posters.