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IBJ Custom Publishing

You know we know business. You’ve trusted the Indianapolis Business Journal and the Indiana Lawyer to keep you informed for nearly 30 years. IBJ Custom Publishing puts that knowledge to work for you by designing and printing your communication materials.



Clients rely on us for expert design and print advice to produce the highest quality print materials and Web products. Our team members will listen to your needs and strive to find the perfect solution for you. We will develop a plan to organize and manage your project to deliver it on time and on budget.


Designing and producing the highest-quality materials is at the heart of our expertise. From concept to finished product, our creative team of professional, award-winning designers creates some of the most extraordinary work seen in the market today, including, but not limited to:

• Annual Reports
• Brochures
• Catalogs
• Directories
• Event Materials
• Identity Development (including logos)
• Invitations
• Magazines
• Marketing Collateral
• Newsletters
• Trade Publications


We can quickly turn your printed piece into an electronic version of itself with real-time interaction and life-like page turning. Now anyone can view your work like they have it in front of them. All they have to do is open the document on your Web site, click the top corner and watch the pages turn. They can also magnify pages, do a word search, skip to a specific section and much more.

Six ways Interactive Editions can help your business:

1. Get to Market Faster: Interactive Editions can turn your printed piece into a Web presence in a matter of days.
2. Increase Advertising Sales: Interactive Editions online package allows your advertisers to have a live link in their ad to strategically drive traffic to their site. Direct link and click-through technology allows your clients to measure the direct impact of advertising with your publications.
3. Save Printing and Postage Costs: Offering online publications as an alternative to print can drastically reduce your printing costs, while maintaining the look and readability of any printed piece.
4. Exact Digital Replication: Simply supply a PDF file with the specifications we provide. Your file is then processed generating an exact digital reproduction of your printed piece.
5. Searchable: Powerful search tools allow you to search anything in your document — including content in ads. All text is recognized and entered into the search engine database. This is a great tool for finding what you need quickly and easily. It is also a very effective solution for individuals doing online research.
6. Archive Back Issues: Interactive Editions can create digital archives of your older printed publications. Make your entire archives digitally accessible to anyone in the world.


Working with IBJ Custom Publishing, you'll develop a strong working relationship with professionals who share a wealth of experience and expertise in all areas of custom and book publishing.

About Us

Patricia Keiffner

Pat has worked at IBJ Media for 13 years. She previously owned and managed a prepress firm. She has more than 30 years of public relations and communications experience that is strongly rooted in a desire to make significant community impact. She also has extensive expertise in creating successful public/private sector partnerships, such as fundraising financial support for publications, including print-to-Web through Interactive Editions. Pat directs the art/production of more than 40 publications, including Indianapolis Business Journal. She is also Publisher for three statewide publications – Next Indiana, GRAD, INBiz and the Central Indiana Cultural Gift Store catalog – overseeing the editorial development, design, layout, printing and distribution of approximately 360,000 publications. The Indiana Commission for Women has recognized her work with its celebrated Torchbearer Award for public/private partnerships, the state’s highest award for women. Pat was honored with the Presidential Citation for public/private partnerships from President Ronald Reagan. Pat is on the board of directors of Community Health Network Foundation, Pacers Foundation and Teachers’ Treasures. She also is on the advisory boards of Little Red Door Cancer Agency, Indiana Fever and the Indiana Commission for Women.

Mark Featherson
Account Executive

Mark Featherson is an account executive for the Custom Publishing and Book Publishing divisions.  He was previously the marketing director for a real estate consulting firm helping to create logo recognition, niche marketing publications and an SAAS Web site. Born and raised on Indianapolis’ far north side, Mark graduated from North Central High School and received his B.A. in Communication from Indiana University. He currently lives in Noblesville with his wife and two young children.

Jodi Belcher
Customer Service Rep.

Jodi joined the Custom Publishing staff in 2006 as the Customer Service Representative and is now our Production Coordinator. She has broad experience in project management, book publishing, marketing, and customer support. Jodi worked for three years at Cork Hill Press, a Print-On-Demand book publishing company, as production coordinator and layout designer. She was production manager at ImageAccess, Inc., a business presentations company, for 18 years, and for ten of those years, she was also a full business partner. Her knowledge and experience ensures that quality and customer service are top priorities for every job. Jodi enjoys golf, travel, writing and photography.

Jeff Libich
Admin. Production Asst.

Jeff joined the IBJ Custom Publishing team in January 2008 as an intern before becoming administrative coordinator. He is a 2007 graduate of the Indiana University School of Informatics. His studies at IU included computer illustration, animation and graphic design. Before joining the IBJ team, Jeff conducted a four-year research project that examined the implementation of new and emerging technologies in today’s business environment while he was employed with the Peace Learning Center on Indianapolis’ northwest side. Jeff’s current responsibilities include developing marketing plans, creating and maintaining production schedules, coordinating team projects and providing support for director/publisher Pat Keiffner. He currently lives in downtown Indianapolis and enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with family and friends.

Scott Swain
Lead Graphic Designer

Scott joined the IBJ Custom Publishing team in the fall of 2007 as our lead graphic designer. He is a 2003 graduate of Ball State University, where he studied journalism and telecommunications. While at Ball State, Scott published more than 650 advertisements, was a regularly featured columnist and collected 15 local and national collegiate graphic design awards for his work with the campus newspaper, The Ball State Daily News. He also worked simultaneously at The Star Press in Muncie, IN, as a sports reporter where he published more than 150 bylined articles ranging from game coverage to human interest pieces. He joined the IBJ staff after spending 3 years with The Indianapolis Star as a senior graphic designer in the market development department where he worked on a variety of marketing campaigns. During his tenure at The Star, Scott was creative director of the Indiana High School Basketball All-Star Games. Since joining IBJ, Scott has been involved in a variety of projects ranging from annual reports, directories, magazines, books and marketing pieces. Scott lives in the Geist area with his wife, Ginny, and their weimaraner, Blue.

Steve Harris
Production Manager

Steve Harris joined IBJ Media in December 2007 with 17 years of publishing experience. He began his career as sports editor at a daily newspaper shortly after graduating from the University of Kentucky. After learning the ropes of newspaper publishing for two years, he was editor, art director and production manager for a business magazine for 10 years. He then co-owned a publishing company for two years before becoming a copy writer and account manager for an advertising and marketing firm. Prior to joining IBJ Media, he worked as production manager for a magazine publishing company. Steve has also been an adjunct journalism professor for 13 years at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He enjoys playing golf, renovating houses and spending time with his wife Jessica and two dogs Tiger and Charlie.



Bear Chase Golf Club:
Showcase the beauty of your course and facilities to event planners, corporations and potential members with a Golf Course Custom Presentation Folder designed and printed by IBJ Custom Publishing. 

This Bear Chase Golf Club folder is tailored to the specific highlights of this spectacular course. It is perfect for corporate recipients, CEOs and marketing directors as a contact tool to help you book your facility as a venue for events and outings.

This one-of-a-kind piece for Celadon showcases its reputation for being an industry leader in safety, technology, service and security.

Stair-step cards for information interchanged

As one of the top truckload carriers in North America and publicly traded on NASDAQ, Celadon entrusted IBJ Custom Publishing to produce this collateral material, which reflects its commitment to quality and leadership. The brochure features stair-stepped, pull-out card for easy access; and a subsequent version was translated to Spanish.

Community Hospitals Foundation:
As part of the Community Health Network, Community Hospitals Foundation supports the exceptional and compassionate care provided at network sites throughout Central Indiana.

This IBJ Custom Publishing-produced piece touchingly highlights how people have been affected by the exceptional care they received from Community Health Network.

Kirsh & Kirsh:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this high-end brochure mindful of the attorneys’ mission of setting the standard of excellence in the field of adoption by delivering the highest quality legal counsel in the most caring, compassionate manner, while relentlessly pursuing client satisfaction.



Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this alumni magazine and dean’s report for the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.  It highlights schools accomplishments and accolades past, present and future.

Indiana Judicial Service Report:
This four-volume report reflects a comprehensive inventory of the work and finances of every Indiana court during 2006. IBJ Custom Publishing produced over 1,500 pages in addition to CD-ROMs for the State of Indiana Division of State Court Administration.

Day Nursery Annual Report:
Day Nursery is dedicated to helping families raise strong and healthy children by forming partnerships. IBJ Custom Publishing created this annual report to reflect the impact Day Nursery makes on the world of young children in central Indiana every day of the year.


Marc Adams School of Woodworking:
IBJ Custom Publishing created this catalog commemorating 15 years of the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. The school is committed to fine woodworking excellence through hands-on learning experiences with the best wood workers of modern time.

Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this official program for the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity. The organization celebrated 10 years of dedication to diversity with a gala at the Indiana Historical Society.

Indiana Pharmacist:
IBJ Custom Publishing produces the Indiana Pharmacist every quarter as the official journal of the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance.

Cultural Gift Store:
In a partnership with several Central Indiana cultural organizations, IBJ Custom Publishing produced this Cultural Gift Store catalog along with the Web site.

In a partnership with the Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, IBJ Custom Publishing annually produces this guide for high school juniors and seniors. This magazine is designed to spell out what students need to prepare for life after high school.

In a partnership with the Indiana Commission for High Education and the Indiana Economic Development Corp., IBJ Custom Publishing annually produces this resource guide for students graduating from college. It contains information about job opportunities in Indiana and life after college.

Indiana’s Constitution in a Nation of Constitutions:
Written by Patrick Baude, professor of law and public service at Indiana University, as part of the Indiana Supreme Court Legal History Series, IBJ Custom Publishing produced this interesting account about the framing of Indiana’s constitution.

Book Publishing

Ahead of the Game:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this 236-page book by Ken Ungar about what every athlete needs to know about sports business.

Grave Disorder:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this 358-page book by Charlotte de ne Guerre about the gothic tale of Claire Foster, spanning a period of myth and mystery over 20 years.

Cultivating the Strategic Mind:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this 224-page book by Blake Leath, Ph.D., about how people can grow from leader to visionary, creator and architect of strategy.

Winners cookbook:
IBJ Custom Publishing produced this 332-page cookbook for the Junior League of Indianapolis, highlighting only the very best, blue-ribbon quality recipes of the 3,500 that were submitted.

Contact Us

41 East Washington Street, Suit 200
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

317.634.6200 phone
317.263.5402 Fax