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When clients bank with us via Academy Express,

they will know immediately that this is not your ordinary bank experience.

Paul Holewinski, Academy Bank CEO

Creating better access to banking is how we make managing finances an easy and accessible process for diverse populations. For Academy Bank, that didn’t just mean increasing branch presence across the metro area, but rather finding a solution that created a no-contact, easy-installation solution for transactions. Academy Express locations offer access, from a car, to a live video banker to help with a variety of transactions. The stations were created in collaboration with Generator Studio for a simple, sleek design that could be installed in a variety of locations for greater accessibility. This low-cost option to opening a full branch allows stakeholders to analyze where their patrons live and provide them better banking solutions.

 
Civic + Transit From bus and rapid transit shelters to digital signage systems, we view every transit project as an opportunity to move people, tell a story, connect communities and infuse fun into functional. And all of our work is proudly designed and made in the USA.
 

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Mike Trio

Mike Trio

Associate Principal / Vice President of Transit Division

One of DI’s fearless leaders, Vice President of Estimating and Purchasing, Mike Trio builds the overall caliber of the organization, overseeing and driving the business strategy for DI and its employees. He leads strategy and... more about Mike Trio Mike Trio Mike Trio Associate Principal / Vice President of Transit Division

One of DI’s fearless leaders, Vice President of Estimating and Purchasing, Mike Trio builds the overall caliber of the organization, overseeing and driving the business strategy for DI and its employees. He leads strategy and development for both project estimating and material procurement.

Mike’s career began in manufacturing – his degree is in metal fabrication – and moved to installation and then to estimating. He can claim more than 35 years experience, 18 of those with DI, though you’ll never hear him brag about it.

With every project at DI coming across his desk at some point, he claims no favorites, adding they all offer something different than the previous. Mike most values DI’s culture that allows every employee a voice on the project, ensuring the entire team strives for excellence in every project, for every client.

A family man, Mike’s time is spent with his wife, three children and five grandchildren, as well as the family dog who waits at the front door for him to get home every evening. He’s also a devoted outdoorsman, spending time hiking, gardening, fishing and hunting.

Ashley Elliott

Ashley Elliott

Client Development Representative

Ashley values meaningful relationships and the importance of positive experiences.  She has five years of sales experience and is passionate about driving company growth through new relationships from creative strategies. She is always... more about Ashley Elliott Ashley Elliott Ashley Elliott Client Development Representative

Ashley values meaningful relationships and the importance of positive experiences.  She has five years of sales experience and is passionate about driving company growth through new relationships from creative strategies. She is always up for a challenge and drives business efforts in several verticals which include: transit, cultural, healthcare, entertainment, retail and strategic partnerships.

 

Ashley loves to be outside on long walks with her dog, Murphy, trying out new recipes, playing tennis and cheering on the Jayhawks with her family and friends. Ashley graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s Degree from the School of Journalism in Strategic Communications with a Business Minor.

 
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