Robert Stoltz is joining PPAI as the Association’s distributor major account manager, effective October 15. Stoltz, formerly vice president of business development for supplier Gemline, will be responsible for establishing and enhancing strategic relationships with the larger PPAI member distributors and their attendance at The Expo and Expo East. PPAI has placed an emphasis on moving The Expo from great to extraordinary and Stoltz will work closely with PPAI distributors to ensure their Expo and Expo East experiences are extraordinary.

“I am pleased to have Bob join the PPAI Expo team. His strong knowledge of the industry and proven success will take our Distributor Engagement program to new heights,” says Darel Cook, PPAI Director of Expositions.

Stoltz adds, “I am excited to join the PPAI team and to work with large distributors to mutually develop plans to optimize their PPAI show experiences. I’ve truly enjoyed my 18 years in the promotional product industry and am fortunate to be able to finish my career by providing contribution to both PPAI and its member distributors.”

Stoltz can be reached at and 972-258-3037.