The Roster Of Certified Industry Professionals Expands By 26 In October
In October, 26 industry professionals earned their Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) and Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) certifications. They join an elite group of individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to the promotional products industry and to continuing their education.
PPAI certifications are awarded to professionals in the promotional products industry who have met rigorous educational requirements and demonstrate exemplary commitment to their profession. Professionals who have earned their certification provide the highest standard of conduct and integrity. Highly respected and recognized credentials in the promotional products industry, these designations establish a recipient’s professional credibility to colleagues, clients, employers and peers.
The new designees are:
Jennifer Dye, MAS, Geiger
John Griffin, MAS, SAGE
Corey Hetherington, MAS, AIA Corporation
Kasey Hildebrandt, MAS, Geiger
Brent Hoskins, MAS, Martket Branding
DeeDee King, MAS, Geiger
Michael McKew, MAS, Geiger
Jim Petrucci, MAS, SAGE
Juliana Rua, MAS, Geiger
Damon Subasa, MAS, Peerless Umbrella
Wendy Thorne, MAS, Geiger
Heather Young, MAS, Geiger
Vanessa Antoniuk, CAS, Creative Promotional Marketing Agency
Amanda Delaney, CAS, Imagen Brands
Sue Donahue, CAS, Walker-Clay, Inc.
Ryan Giordano, CAS, American Ad Bag
Richard Green, CAS, The Gem Group
John Griffin, CAS, SAGE
John D. Guider III, CAS, Orbus
Marc Hernried, CAS, 1338 Tryon
Kevin McGrory, CAS, Geiger
LeRoy Sabers, CAS, Diversified Business Services
Katherine Singer, CAS, Concord Marketing Solutions
Lynn Tisbert, CAS, Gemline
Wayne Vaughan, CAS, TK Promotions, Inc.
John Vo, CAS, Whoopla
New designees are formally recognized with an array of custom promotional items generously donated by PPAI certification sponsor companies Bruce Fox, Castelli North America, Inc. and RiteLine.
PPAI’s CAS, MAS and MAS+ designations are achieved through a combination of active employment in the industry, education, industry contributions and the successful demonstration of expertise. The CAS and MAS certifications require continuing education and recertification to remain in good standing. Learn more about the PPAI Certification Program and PPAI’s professional development opportunities on PPAI’s website.