Meet our Team

Our staff has diverse experience in printing and event planning which allows us to match your event’s printing needs with your specific goals, interests and budgets. We work with you to clearly define your goals, then utilize our proven processes to ensure that you are proactively notified on all stages of production.

Ira Johnson
Ira JohnsonOwner
Ira is an enthusiastic entrepreneur who believes that every individual in this world has value to share. In addition to being the Owner of Happy Llama Inc, he is the co-founder of Mile High Young Professionals and the Executive Director to the Rocky Mountain YP Summit. Previous to that he started two other companies in Denver, all of which thrived through word of mouth and networking. Ira strives to bring an unmatched level of enthusiasm, optimism and genuine desire to create mutually collaborative relationships in every interaction.
Julie Brezicha
Julie BrezichaVice President of Business Development
Julie understands all the high detail priorities that come with large and small scale events. She loves extending the life of your event by providing quality merchandise and swag that your clients will use for months to come. Julie previously worked as the Events and Marketing Manager for an Adventure Outfitter in WA. When Julie isn’t working you will often find her in the mountains.
Jennifer Rodts
Jennifer RodtsOffice/Project Manager
Jennifer came to Happy Llama in 2012 bringing a background in the apparel decorating world as well as office admin experience. As Project Manager and Office Manager, Jennifer makes deadlines a priority and keeps projects rolling. As a Coloradoan since 1972, Jennifer also enjoys the great outdoors of Colorado!
Kinsley Phillips
Kinsley PhillipsEvent Project Manager
Kinsley is originally from Bemus Point, NY, a tiny town 60 miles outside of Buffalo. She graduated with a BS in Business from SUNY Geneseo and has resided in Colorado since 2006. She has been working in the events industry since 2008, starting at A Taste of Colorado and then working 9 years at The Wright Group Event Services which had her working with hundreds of different events over the years. She currently is the board president of Colorado Festivals and Events. She spends her down time exploring Colorado, drinking fine wine (… or any wine) and spending time with her amazing boyfriend, 3 kids and dog.