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About Us

TFI Envision is a creative marketing and design agency.

Since 1975 TFI Envision has been a strategic partner and creative resource for some of the most recognized brands in the world. Our longevity comes from consistently evolving our capabilities and focusing our resources to deliver whatever it takes to meet and exceed our clients’ objectives.

Creatively Led
Design Focused
Strategically Grounded
People Obsessed

Elizabeth P. Ball (Liz)


President and Creative Director of TFI Envision, Inc.

Liz has been in the business of design for over 35 years. Design is part of her DNA. With projects ranging from designing a sailing trophy for the House of Fabergé to developing the graphics for a new iPhone app, Liz has enjoyed an enormous variety of design challenges throughout the years.

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Leading a team of creative professionals at TFI Envision, they work together on strategic solutions for global clients such as Honeywell, Unilever, Edgewell, American Express and Xerox, as well as a range of not-for-profit organizations such as Angel Flight NE, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Inspirica.


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Mary Ellen Butkus


Vice President and Senior Art Director 

Mary Ellen has been with TFI Envision, Inc. since 2000. She brings a wealth of experience in consumer packaged goods with a strong focus on brand development, packaging and promotion. Mary Ellen has a passion for event marketing, leaving no detail too small to address.

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Prior to joining TFI Envision, she worked in packaging and design firms in Connecticut, Northern and Southern Europe. She has over 25 years of experience in the field, and speaks 2 languages.

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Roy Barker


Strategy & Content Director

Roy has been a creative professional in the marketing and communications business since 1994, joining TFI Envision in 2010.

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Roy has worked with clients, across multiple disciplines, including Heineken, Timberland, Bose Audio, Dove, AXE, M&Ms, Snickers, Starburst, Suave, SMP, Goodwill, Inspirica, Degree, Gillette, Duracell, Pernod Ricard, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Kimberly Clark and Nestle Waters.

When Roy’s not coming up with winning strategies, he is strategizing on how to keep up with his 3 growing children.

Catherine Smith


Senior Communications Director

Catherine joined TFI Envision in 2012 and is a model of efficiency and organization. She is passionate about our client’s needs and will go above and beyond to deliver results, on time and on budget.

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Her background includes management and coordination of a supermarket in-store couponing and sampling program in 5,000 stores with Donnelly Marketing; monthly purchase coordination of more than $60 million in machines for Ricoh Americas Corporation; and recipient of the Minori Award and Ricoh Family Group Customer Service Award in recognition of efforts to provide excellent support to Ricoh’s customers.

Catherine also volunteers and serves on several committees for various local nonprofits.

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Amy Pollard


Office Manager / Bookkeeper

Amy joined TFI Envision in 1995 as our bookkeeper, and has grown her position to include all that goes into being a top Office Manager. She has been instrumental in developing our robust, proprietary internal database system which allows our entire team to work seamlessly from project to project with a clear understanding of every aspect of each project.

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Amy ensures that all invoicing is handled efficiently with complete information per each client’s particular needs. She ensures that our office environment is comfortable and up to date. And she makes sure all our bills are paid on time.

In addition, Amy manages to raise a family of 4 beautiful children with her husband, while juggling this full time position.

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Our team is composed of superior performers that each bring a unique set of skills and content knowledge.

Our team, combined with a robust proprietary internal process for balancing the creative and executional components of every project, allow us to be flexible, collaborative and responsive.

Strategic planners, designers, copywriters, illustrators, digital/animation specialists, staff support, researchers, production specialists, and even a pet therapist named Honey.



Office Mascot and Therapist

Honey joined TFI Envision as a puppy in 2006. She is the latest of the TFI Envision tradition of having an office mascot, who also doubles as a therapist for both staff and clients.

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Actually, she is part of a Certified Pet Therapy team with Liz, and works not only at TFI Envision, but also volunteers at a local hospital and other locations providing her special brand of pet therapy. Ever ready to roll over and let you pet her belly, she brings a smile to everyone just being here.

Honey is a Havanese.

Her predecessors included Dizz Lee and Grizz Lee, both Wheaten Terriers; a bird named Patsy; and a basset hound neighbor named Ellie that couldn’t resist coming over for treats.

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