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Our Team

Tom Hostage | President & Founder

Tom Hostage founded Bespoke History in 2006. He has a B.S. in Communication from Cornell University ('89). Tom spent six years in media sales and marketing prior to co-founding Allegra Print & Imaging, a commercial printing and design firm based in Framingham, Massachusetts, where he has served as President since 1995. Tom is a member of the Association of Personal Historians.

Ryan Cassidy | Graphic Designer

Ryan Cassidy is a Graphic Designer splitting his time between Buenos Aires and New England. He studied Design and Studio Art at Framingham State University, MassArt and UBA (Universidad de Buenos Aires). Over the last decade, Ryan has worked in branding, marketing, print/web design, pre-press and packaging. He can be found here.

Sherri Hostage | Photo Editor / Researcher

Sherri Hostage was a Design major at Cornell University (BS '91). She worked at Backer, Spielvogel, Bates Advertising in New York City before moving to Massachusetts. She has over ten years of combined experience in apparel design and product development with several companies including Reebok, Retail Brand Alliance, and Bradlees Inc.

Ian Delahanty | Research Specialist / Writer

Ian is from Raynham, Massachusetts and graduated from Bridgewater State College with a degree in History and Secondary Education in 2006. He is currently a PhD candidate in the History department at Boston College, where he is researching and writing his doctoral dissertation, which examines Irish immigrants' views on slavery during the Civil War era. His research interests are primarily in 19th-century American history, with particular attention to the Civil War, immigration, and ethnicity.

Mike Marschke | Graphic Designer

Mike Marschke is a graphic designer with over ten years of experience in the commercial printing and design industry. After earning his BFA from Alfred University in upstate New York, Mike moved to Boston to join Allegra Print & Imaging's design team, and later co-founded Daredevil Studios Graphic Design.

Marie Erickson | Research Specialist / Writer

Marie studied history at the University of California, Los Angeles (BA 2006) and at Boston College (MA 2009). She has worked for a number of historical organizations including the Ronald Reagan Presidential Libray, the UCLA Film & Television Archive, and Historic New England. She currently works as an account executive at a digital marketing company and as a writer/editor for Bespoke History.

Jordan Murphy | Graphic Designer/Illustrator

Jordan Murphy is the newest member of the Bespoke History Design Team. He has over a decade of print design experience, including package design, newspaper layout, and book illustration. Jordan's specialty is freehand illustration, and he brings a unique and creative set of options to the table for Bespoke History's clients.

Rich Kaplan | Research Specialist

Rich Kaplan is a research specialist with particular expertise in the area of Jewish genealogy research, especially with Lithuanian research; he has visited Lithuania and Latvia as part of this pursuit. Rich has researched several family lineages in the U.S., tracing their roots to Europe, and helping to gather historical information/documents to better understand the family history prior to immigration. He has an additional interest in trying to understand and convey the history of the ancestral towns and how their ancestors lived as well. Rich is a graduate of the University of Rochester.