Travis J. Ratzloff founded First Design in 2002. An accomplished graphic design artist/professional and amateur photographer, Travis holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stout, and an Associate in Liberal Arts degree from Rochester Community and Technical College.

A lifelong Rochester resident, Travis' design experience has led First Design into professional relationships many local clients, including;
Mayo Clinic, Crenlo, Re/Max of Rochester, Sippel Glidden Bohan & Hicks, Inc., Property Brokers of Minnesota, Bigelow Homes, and the Calvary Evangelical Free Church.

In addition to design services, First Design offers a variety of fully integrated web development (including content generation and photography), marketing/communication planning, and project or process management services on a project/contract basis.