HALO Branded Solutions (PPAI 730061, D15) has announced that The Levy Group, a team of veteran industry-sales professionals based in New York City, has joined the Sterling, Illinois-headquartered distributor.

Scott Levy and Stuart Wiesenfeld, founders of distributor Corporate Edge, lead a team that specializes in promotional design and development for blue chip clients in the sports, entertainment and beverage market. Levy says, “The growing needs of our clients drew us to the resources available at HALO. We did extensive due diligence and found HALO’s expertise in global sourcing and distribution, client-centric marketing, and technology would allow us to offer more robust solutions for our clients.”

Jim Stutz, HALO’s executive vice president of sales and business development, adds, “Our relationship with the Levy team is mutually beneficial. Their creativity and resourcefulness to their clients is outstanding and will provide insight for the HALO organization. Ultimately, this collaboration will positively impact their current clients and sharpen HALO’s presence in the key markets they currently serve.”

Marc Simon, HALO’s CEO, says, “We’re thrilled to have Scott, Stuart and their talented group selling under the HALO brand. Whenever people of such high caliber are drawn to HALO it reinforces the many investments we make every day to provide the maximum value to clients and our HALO account executives.”