Dan Livengood Joins St. Croix Promotions as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
St. Croix Promotions and Retail, Bloomington, Minn., announced that Dan Livengood has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. He will assume the position April 9, 2014.
"Dan has tremendous sales and marketing acumen with unlimited creativity," said Pady Reginer, president and founder of St. Croix Promotions. "We were fortunate to have him join our team. He's a perfect match, aligning with our sales and marketing strategies moving forward."
Livengood comes to St. Croix with a 20-year promotional marketing and full-service agency background. As a seasoned market strategist and executive sales professional, Livengood's responsibilities will include helping to build, train and lead the organization's sales and marketing team.
"We especially appreciate how he demonstrates an up-to-date and refreshing approach when driving new business through key accounts and strategic partnerships," said Rob VandenBroecke, executive vice president of promotions. "He's ready to help us reach a whole new level of profitable growth."
"I'm excited to work with the very creative and customer-focused professionals at St. Croix," said Livengood. "Their growth potential, coupled with a strong customer service philosophy and many unique attributes, epitomizes a very strong value proposition in the industry."
In his career, Livengood has won numerous awards, including the coveted PPAI Pyramid and American Marketing Association NOVA Award. As a professional speaker and Advanced Toastmaster (ATM), he has been invited to lecture, emcee and entertain at various educational, municipal and corporate events. He has developed several shadowing and mentoring programs for students interested in advertising and marketing. Currently, he serves on the Government Relations Council for the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals (UMAPP), where he tirelessly works on behalf of the promotional products industry, keeping his ear tuned into current trends and political changes.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Upper Iowa University and holds several certifications in and outside the industry.
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