Industry Veteran Missy Kilpatrick Joins The Book Company
The Book Company, the leading supplier of books and journals to the promotional products industry located in Delray Beach, Fla., has hired Missy Kilpatrick, CAS, an industry veteran with nearly 20 years of experience, as vice president of business development.
"This is an exciting time for everyone at The Book Company," said Ron Wright, MAS, company vice president. "It's rare that the stars align so perfectly, and we feel so fortunate to have this opportunity to welcome Missy to our team. Missy's positive energy and commitment to providing unique, creative solutions makes her a perfect fit for us and is sure to bring many new opportunities to our distributor partners."
Well known in the industry as the former Executive Vice President of Castelli North American, Kilpatrick has also served on the Board of Directors for both the Promotional Marketing Association of Northern California (PMANC) and the Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC), and was the SAAC President in 2008.
Kilpatrick will be working side by side with Roni Wright to further expand and develop the company's product offerings and distributor relationships. "Over the past couple of years we've refocused many of our efforts on custom opportunities. We've created some truly exciting special edition books and very unique custom journals," said Doug Greenhut, president of The Book Company. "It's not hard to see how Missy's long-standing industry connections, solid reputation and experience are sure to provide a big boost to our plans for further growth in these areas."