Executive Bio

Jon Otto

Jon is CEO of Visions, Inc., working directly with all divisions of the company to provide a unique blend of solutions for each client.


Jon received his Bachelor of Science degree from Moorhead State University and majored in Industrial Illustration with concentrations in Graphic Design and Mass Communications.


With over 27 years of experience as a Creative Communications Service Provider Jon has focused his passion into creating his own business. He started his career as a Production Artist for Snap Graphics. Quickly learning the business, Jon gained valuable experience and advanced to Carlson Marketing Communications where he developed his creative approach and strong customer service philosophy. Through the years Jon moved within the company holding various design and management positions.

Soon after, Jon began his entrepreneurial career and launched Visions Design Studio, Inc. specializing in creating business graphics and animation services. In moving the business forward, Visions Design Studio, Inc. expanded service offerings to include website design, development, production and hosting services with a strong focus on merging creativity with the latest technology to deliver the greatest overall value. Ten years later, Jon partnered with Rick Hansen and Jerry Shapiro to purchase Creek Litho's assets. Visions Design Studio, Inc. acquired these printing capabilities to become a complete provider of marketing services.

Most recently in May 2009, Visions Design Studio, Inc. merged with Printing Arts to become what is now Visions, Inc. - your integrated marketing solutions provider.

Professional Organization Involvement

  • Member, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe: White Earth Band of Ojibwe
  • MMSDC—Minnesota Minority Supplier Development Council
  • NMSDC—National Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce
  • Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Contact Info

Address8801 Wyoming Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Phone(763) 425-4251
Cell(651) 485-7074