PPB Rising Stars Recognized At NALC Opening Dinner
Twenty of the most watchable young industry leaders were recognized on Sunday evening at the opening dinner of the PPAI North American Leadership Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.
As part of its annual Rising Stars program, PPB magazine presented a short profile on each honoree and brought the 17 in attendance to the stage amid thunderous applause.
Earlier in the day, the group posed for a photo at the hotel which will be used on the cover of PPB’s September issue, in which the full story on these up-and-coming industry leaders will be published.
Those honored as 2017 PPB Rising Stars were:
Maggie Cox, HALO Branded Solutions
John R. B. Cudahy, CAS, Prime Resources, Inc.
Nicole Deen, PCNA/Trimark
Doug Donnell, Hit Promotional Products
Jacob Fletcher, Image Source, Inc.
Tiffany Gomas, Elevate Brand Marketing
Charity Gibson, Peerless Umbrella
Jason Haft, alphabroder
Kate Harthan, Corporate Recognition
Bryan Kiel, Edwards Garment
Max Levavi, BAMKO
Carrie Laufenburg, MAS, The Magnet Group
Scott Leonard, Hit Promotional Products
Edward Martin, Proforma Media & Print Solutions
Anna Nguyen, Monarch & Company
Nate Robson, Raining Rose
Eric Schmaltz, OmniSource Marketing Group, Inc.
Brittan Stiff, Bates-Wells, Inc.
Marci Schwartz Taran, Bradley Company
Chris Vinci, Aakron