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About Us

Our team at Graphic Finishing Services is a family-owned binding service that began in 1998. We have been serving the Twin Cities area for many years, providing our customers with high-quality commercial printing services. Our team has a passion for this industry and enjoys working with all kinds of people. We are committed to our work, promising a high level of customer satisfaction, service, and quality finishing at competitive prices.

Graphic Finishing Services uses state-of-the-art binding and finishing equipment to produce high quality professionally bound books at economical prices. Graphic Finishing Services was the first bindery in Minnesota to offer the Revolutionary PUR Adhesive – the absolute in cutting edge bookbinding technology. Contact Graphic Finishing Services today to speak to our team of well trained, quality-oriented binding associates, and find a binding solution that fits your needs and your budget.

With a full spectrum of binding services, from revolutionary PUR Perfect Binding, and folding, Graphic Finishing Services is guaranteed to have the perfect binding solution for you.

Our Team

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Lisa Fahey

Chief Financial Officer / Human Resources
lfahey@gfsmn.com

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

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Tim Olsby

President / Account Manager
tolsby@gfsmn.com

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

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Brian Fahey

Account Manager / Estimator
bfahey@gfsmn.com

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
Account Manager / Estimator

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Jen Olsby

Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable

Jen Olsby
Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable

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