Lori Faist received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1989 and earned her Adobe Education Trainer credentials in 2013. Faist is an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign. Faist has taught a variety of Advertising and Graphic Design courses, and is currently team teaching CORE Visual Literacy I and II. Faist created and continues to manage the CORE Studio online curriculum in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Faist is a business partner with Spectrum Image, a Columbus communications and printing firm. Faist is also a freelance designer and print production specialist for an educational children’s book publisher. Faist has co-authored two FreeHand books for Macromedia, Inc and was a freelance corporate trainer for various Columbus companies, including CompuServe, Victoria’s Secret, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company & Affiliated Companies.