March 2020: People News
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664)—Ashley McCune, promoted to president
AIA Corporation (PPAI 101364, D12)—Rochelle Blindauer, promoted to senior vice president of owner and employee services, and Clay Hall, promoted to vice president of owner success. In addition, Julie Ross and Michael Singer, business development managers. They will expand the business development team and are accountable for attracting and recruiting new distributors to the AIA owner community.
Leaderpromos (PPAI 176187, D10)—Keith Amen, chief revenue officer
The Superior Group of Companies, parent company of distributors BAMKO (PPAI 242148, D11), Lapgevity, Inc. (PPAI 260498, D4), Tangerine Promotions, Ltd. (PPAI 439779, D1) and Public Identity, Inc. (PPAI 230372, D1)—James Shimizu, promoted to chief marketing officer
Regional Association Council (RAC)—Harold Wood, 2020 president; Rena Ashfeld, 2020 vice president; Tom Clouser, MAS, 2020 treasurer; Lori Bolton-Herman, 2020 secretary; Bill Petrie, 2020 immediate past president; Amy Rabideau, MAS, RAC liaison to the PPAI board; and new board members Josh Pospisil, representing District 4, and Michelle Sherwin, CAS, representing District 2
Black Forest Ltd. (PPAI 111489, S6)—Michael Jordal, sales
Charles River Apparel (PPAI 111644, S10)—Sean Dwyer, territory manager for Northern New Jersey, part of Northern New York and Southern Connecticut and Stephen Monahan, new territory manager for Florida.
Debco (PPAI 317015, S4)—Joshua Shaw, promoted to national business development manager, key accounts
Ennis, parent company of suppliers Folder Express (PPAI 354129, S1), Independent Folders (PPAI 111993, S2) and Admore, Inc. (PPAI 111144, S10)—Kevin Potter, promoted to general manager of Integrated Print & Graphics
Fossa Apparel (PPAI 330885, S1)—Laura Guerrero, national accounts specialist, and Tim Mason, vice president of sales
iClick (PPAI 254537, S11)—Matt Staff, national account manager, Midwest
IMAGEN Brands, parent company of suppliers Crown Products (PPAI 113430, S10) and Vitronic (PPAI 114197, S10)—Jackie Walker, regional sales manager for Florida and Puerto Rico
Logomark (PPAI 110898, S12)—Sarah Goshgarian, vice president of sales, East, and Lori Bolton, vice president of sales, West
Metropak (PPAI 114201, S8)—Patrick Reinecker and Dan Pauley of Reinecker Marketing Associates to represent the company in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas
Natural Trends (PPAI 235352, S5)—Karen Hurst, key account specialist
Pilot Corporation of America (PPAI 1127212, S5)—Shawn Rogers of SPR & Associates to represent the company in Illinois, Indiana and Western Michigan, and Steve DeMars of West Coast Branded Solutions to represent the company in Southern California
SanMar Corporation (PPAI 110788, S16)—Brian Thompson, promoted to vice president of distribution, and Shelley Williams, promoted to vice president of marketing
Spector & Co. (PPAI 168328, S9)—Kate Fassel-Kailik, promoted to director of U.S business development
Stromberg Brand (PPAI 114212, S6)—Jennifer Stromberg, vice president. She represents the third generation of Stromberg executives at the family-owned and operated umbrella supplier, and comes onboard after 15 years in marketing at companies such as PepsiCo and Hewlett-Packard. Her expertise lies in product development and innovation, strategic planning, and marketing communications, including advertising, digital, social, sponsorships, events and retail.
James Khattak is news editor of PPB.