Distributor American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656, D12), headquartered in Glenwood, Minnesota, announces that PICA Marketing Group has joined the company. The founders of Dearborn, Michigan-based distributor PICA Marketing Group, Stephanie and Paul Zafarana, along with Kathy Kennedy, Nicki Witek and Wendi Balten, officially came on board in late August.

“We joined American Solutions for Business to bring a new set of solutions to our current customer base, from easy-to-use customer stores to a new, unique offering of office supplies, financial supplies and many direct decorated items to reduce the amount of inventory needed for many of our partner programs,” says Paul Zafarana, MAS. “This brings both a technical arsenal of goods and services but also an even larger team of backend support—nearly 400 folks to make our customers’ lives easier. We are very excited about this partnership.”

Stephanie Zafarana brings an organizational and financial planning background to the team, while Paul focuses on creative marketing solutions.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to have Paul, Stephanie and the whole team on board,” says Larry Zavadil, founder and CEO of ASB. “Not only are they smart, successful and motivated, but they are also incredibly kind and down-to-earth … a perfect fit for American.”