Nine industry professionals earned their Certified Advertising Professional (CAS) industry certifications in December and January, joining an elite group of individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to the promotional products industry and to continuing their education.

PPAI certifications are awarded to professionals in the promotional products industry who have met rigorous educational requirements and demonstrate exemplary commitment to their profession. Professionals who have earned their certification provide the highest standard of conduct and integrity. Highly respected and recognized credentials in the promotional products industry, these designations establish a recipient’s professional credibility to colleagues, clients, employers and peers.

The new designees are:

Jamie Chatham, CAS, Standard Register

Brittany David, CAS, SNUGZ USA

Daniel Hayward, CAS, Absolutely Specialties, Inc.

Elaine Hayward, CAS, Absolutely Specialties, Inc.

Tammy    Minot, CAS, Southwest Solutions

Paul Painting, CAS, Strategies Ltd.

Daniel Pigott, CAS, Stromberg Brand

Alexis Sanchez, CAS, Genumark Promotional Merchandise, Inc.

Maureen Simpson, CAS, Geiger

New designees are formally recognized with an array of custom promotional items. These items are generously donated by PPAI certification sponsor companies Bruce Fox and Castelli North America, Inc.

PPAI’s CAS, MAS and MAS+ designations are achieved through a combination of active employment in the industry, education, industry contributions and the successful demonstration of expertise. The CAS and MAS certifications also require continuing education and recertification to remain in good standing. Learn more about the PPAI Certification Program and PPAI’s professional development opportunities on PPAI’s website.