Carol Wahler has served as Executive Director of the Type Directors Club since 1983.
Carol’s type background stems from her work in her families’ businesses beginning in the period of ludlow typesetting in the 50′s through today – the digital world. For her contributions to the field, she was presented with the SoTA 2018 Typography Award by the Society of Typographic Aficionados.
During her tenure with Type Directors Club, the membership has more than tripled; Carol has been integrally involved in all the committees, especially the annual competition annual, Typography, and the traveling exhibits.
Additionally, Carol has become in-demand as a lecturer bringing the history of the TDC to universities and schools around the globe, including, Taichung, Taiwan; Paris, France; Shanghai, China; and Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Prior to her position, Carol raised two children, Adam and Samantha, while graduating Magna Cum Laud from William Paterson University where she received her B.A. degree in Art History. She has four grandchildren. Carol lives in Westport, Connecticut with her husband Allan.