Chicago Team Leader

Alec leads the US team and strives to continuously refine PrintNinja’s ability to guide independent creators of all experience levels through the printing process. He grew up reading The Flash (Wally West is his favorite superhero) and spends his time drawing and reading comics and old sci-fi books.


Shenzhen Team Leader

Daniel began working at PrintNinja in 2010, as the leader of the China office. He brings over a decade of printing experience to the job, and he ensures our customers’ jobs are delivered on time and that the printing quality always exceeds expectations. He loves to read history books and business stories in his leisure time.


Prepress Ninja

Elle assists creators with prepress and reviews their art files to ensure that they’re print-ready and look stellar off-press. She’s spent a lot of time around paper and has the paper cuts to prove it. Her favorite hobbies include breathing, drawing, and climbing stuff, in no particular order.
Direct line: 888-472-1079


Prepress and Purchasing Ninja

Chelsea joined PrintNinja in 2013. She takes care of quoting, prepress and purchasing on the China side, and is the first link in the quality control chain. She has two lovely dogs, and she loves food and travel.


Prepress Ninja

Jeff helps creators with the prepress process, reviewing their files to make sure their projects turn out the way they envision. He’s worked in the printing industry for over ten years and his hobbies include: making comics, child care, and managing an endless Netflix queue.
Direct line: 888-472-1083


Shipping and Logistics Ninja

Gina is responsible for PrintNinja’s logistics. She coordinates production and shipping schedules, and routes freight to make sure customers receive their books as fast as possible. Her hobbies include: Swimming, travel, and playing badminton.


Account Management Ninja

Coming from a comics background, Robin is thrilled about helping indie creators to realize their ambitions. She loves super heroes, sci-fi manga, and queer-themed webcomics. She can often be found practicing karate and drawing, though only rarely at the same time.
Direct line: 888-638-7493


Quality Assurance Ninja

Jack works full time at our vendors’ workshops, checking every order to make sure the final product meets PrintNinja’s high standards. In his free time, Jack is interested in riding bicycles, climbing and reading.


Account Management Ninja

Evan’s focus is to make sure his customers have all of the tools they need to bring their projects to life. In his spare time, Evan is busy tending to his over-grown apartment garden, photographing his daily adventures, and rollerblading all over Chicago.
Direct line: 888-470-1523


Content Marketing Ninja

Britt’s mission is to make the self-publisher’s journey as easy as possible, starting with educational content and resources that help you be a more successful creator. She has many leather-bound books, and her apartment smells of rich mahogany.
Direct line: 888-472-1077


Founder and Chief Executive Officer

PrintNinja was founded by Russell Potterfield, who has worked with product and business development for nearly 20 years and has over 40 patents to his name. Russ holds an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business as well as an undergra​d​uate degree from Michigan in English literature.​



PrintNinja’s secret sauce is our ability to combine the best aspects of American and Chinese business. Our two teams may work across the globe from one another, but we’re in constant communication, including regular trips across the world to continually improve our processes and strengthen our operations.

True international collaboration is what lets PrintNinja pass on huge savings to our customers while still meeting our insanely high standards for both quality and customer service. We look forward to working with you on your next project!