A reworked creative department at BEEF has Krista Trempe, formerly the graphics/production editor, now heading up the department as art director. A five-year member of the BEEF staff, Krista was the talent who created the award-winning BEEF redesign in September 2004.

Meanwhile, Jim Bauer assumes the role of associate art director. He's a Minnesota native with 20+ years of experience in illustration and magazine design and production. Welcome aboard, Jim.