Gabe McGraw, regional sales manager in Tennessee and Mississippi for IMAGEN Brands’ won the Promotional Products Association of the Mid-South’s (PPAMS) Supplier Rep of the Year award. He has been with the company since May 2017 and has been in the industry for more than 15 years.

“Gabe personifies the hard work, dedication, transparency, and most of all, empathy, that it takes to be a world-class supplier rep,” says Bill Petrie, immediate past president of PPAMS and president of PromoCorner. “Distributor after distributor mentioned just how much Gabe cares about their individual success and places that far above his own personal gain. Gabe embodies what is truly great about this industry: the people.”

IMAGEN Brands, parent company of suppliers Crown Products (PPAI 113430) and Vitronic (PPAI 114197), took home the regional association’s 2018 Industry Innovator Award for its Switch Back Headphone Speakers, which the regional association named the most innovative product of the year.