Mira Alden has over 15 years of experience in marketing and visual communications. She is currently Principal of her own practice, Alden Design Studio. She is also the founding President of AIGA Maine, the professional association for design. Ms. Alden holds a BFA with highest honors from the University of Hawaii and an MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design. After moving to New York City, she worked for five years producing original design solutions at MJM Creative Services (WPP Group). She recently served as Design Director at Maine College of Art. Ms. Alden is dedicated to the belief that a collaborative, process-based approach yields both innovative design and successful business solutions. Her favorite Pantone color depends on her mood.