GFS Family Portrait

About Us

As the premier bookbinding service in the Midwest, Graphic Finishing Services (GFS) has been providing comprehensive bookbinding solutions since 1998. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we prioritize customer satisfaction, exceptional service, and top-quality finishing in every project we undertake.

At GFS, we understand the diverse needs of the commercial printing industry, and we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions at competitive prices. Whether our clients require long production runs, medium-sized, or short runs, we possess the expertise and resources to meet their requirements efficiently.

Our range of bookbinding services encompasses the full spectrum of binding techniques, ensuring that we can accommodate various project specifications and preferences. From traditional binding methods to cutting-edge techniques, we offer versatility and precision in every aspect of our work.

Our commitment to exceeding expectations extends beyond project completion; we are dedicated to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing ongoing support whenever needed.

At Graphic Finishing Services, we take pride in our role as industry leaders, consistently delivering exceptional results and setting the standard for excellence in bookbinding. With GFS as your partner, you can trust that your projects will be executed with precision, professionalism, and a steadfast commitment to quality.

Our Team

Lisa Fahey

Chief Financial Officer / Human Resources

Lisa Fahey helped start Graphic Finishing Services in 1998 with her Dad Rick Olsby. Lisa grew up in the printing industry – literally.  Some of her earliest memories are of being on the production floor with her dad, watching the equipment run and loving the smell of press ink.  Lisa has held nearly every position in the company including bindery helper, receptionist, customer service, accounting, and human resources.

Today, Lisa uses her wide breadth of experience and knowledge to lead the Graphic Finishing Services team.

Lisa @ work

Lisa works hard here at Graphic Finishing Services.  She is involved in all aspects of billing, accounting, cash management and human resources.

Lisa @ play

Heading a fast-growing company doesn’t leave a lot of free time, but in the limited time she has, Lisa enjoys hitting the links, hanging out on her pontoon and skiing the slopes in the winter.

Lisa @ home

Treasures long weekends at the cabin and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Lisa Fahey
Chief Financial Officer / Human Resources

Tom Hol
Account Manager / Estimator

Tim Olsby

President / Account Manager

Tim grew up in the printing industry starting his career at the age of 17 washing press rags after school at a local printing company. For the last 29 years, he has helped clients achieve their objectives and fast-paced deadlines.  Tim uses his experience and vision to ensure Graphic Finishing Services continued growth and success.

Tim @ work

Truly a full-service consultant, Tim is unique in that he manages his own accounts, handling projects from inception to completion. Tim is committed to helping his clients receive the highest quality books and making their job of outsourcing books as simple and seamless as possible.

Tim @ play

Tim is married and has 6 kids who occupy most of his free time.  In the summer Tim spends his free time up north bass fishing at the cabin with his wife and kids.  In the winter Tim enjoys volunteering his time coaching youth hockey.

Tim @ home

A weekend warrior handyman, Tim enjoys tackling projects around the house.  When he’s not at Home Depot or the hockey arena, Tim and his wife enjoy taking a break from the kids by busting out for a date night.

Tim Olsby
President / Account Manager

Brian Fahey

Account Manager / Estimator

Brian has spent the last 20 years honing his knowledge of print and bindery.  Having held nearly every position from bindery helper to perfect binder operator and now account manager. There is not a machine at GFS that Brian cannot run. Brian gets the most satisfaction from building a relationship with his clients and coworkers; digging in to help them find creative and cost-effective solutions to achieve their objectives.

Brian @ work

Unfazed by tight deadlines, Brian keeps his many projects moving without a misstep or ruffled feathers. He delivers quality, targeted results that have thrilled his clients.

Brian @ play

Spends his free time outdoors whether it’s time up north fishing and boating, or hitting the links on a newly discovered golf course.

Brian @ home

Brian loves to make everyone laugh.  When he’s not teasing or joking around, he likes to unwind and relax by watching a new movie or series on Netflix. Brian loves spending time with his wife, family and friends.

Brian Fahey
Maintenance Technician

Jen Olsby

Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable

Jen Olsby
Office Administrator

We’re Not Hiring Right Now, But We’re Always Looking for Talent!

At Graphic Finishing Services (GFS), we believe in the power of hard work and dedication. While we’re not currently hiring, we’re always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

If you’re passionate about the printing industry and thrive in a dynamic work environment, we’d love to hear from you! Feel free to fill out an application or drop off your resume at our location anytime.

Even though we may not have open positions at the moment, we value every application we receive. Your information will be kept on file for future opportunities that may arise.

Thank you for considering GFS as a potential employer. We appreciate your interest and look forward to the possibility of working together in the future!”

Work at Graphic Finishing Services

WANTED… people who want to be a part of our amazing Team,  love to work hands on in a fun, fast pace, family friendly atmosphere.