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Bag Makers Hires Regional Business Development Manager
November 14, 2016 at 2:01 pm

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., has hired Jane Ryan as a regional business development manager. Ryan will head the company’s sales efforts in Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Ryan, a 40-year veteran of the promotional products industry, has worked in the customer service, inside sales and outside sales fields. Most recently, she served as…

The Magnet Group Hires Carrie Laufenburg as Director of Key Accounts
November 11, 2016 at 5:20 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, Mo., parent company of Camarillo, California-based Perfect Promotional Products and Sparks, Nevada-based Castelli North America, announced the hiring of 10-year industry veteran Carrie Laufenburg, as director of key accounts. "Carrie is a creative, smart, driven individual…

Starline Inc. Appoints Director of Marketing
November 10, 2016 at 6:50 pm

Starline Inc., Grand Island, N.Y., announced that it has appointed Julie Fritsch director of marketing. Fritsch has more than eight years of industry experience. “Starline is an innovator in decoration and digital technology,” Fritsch said. “It is exciting to be part of a team that is shaping the future of the industry.” "Julie brings a…

Elevate Brand Marketing Hires Inside Sales Manager
November 2, 2016 at 3:08 pm

Elevate Brand Marketing, Dallas, announced the hiring of Michelle Irwin to the position of inside sales manager. In this position, she will provide support to the company’s account managers with product research, vendor evaluations, product and service quotes, project management, and…

ERB Safety/Fame Fabrics Adds Regional Sales Manager
November 1, 2016 at 6:36 pm

ERB Safety/Fame Fabrics, Woodstock, Ga., announced the addition of Lou Borini as Northeast regional sales manager. Based in Albany, N.Y., Borini will cultivate and grow existing business relationships while developing new partnerships in the promotional products, hospitality and safety industries,…

Evans Manufacturing Hires Vice President of Sales
October 31, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Evans Manufacturing, Garden Grove, Calif., added Jay Paparone, CAS, as its vice president of sales. Paparone has more than 25 years of promotional products experience with suppliers, including service on the board of Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago. He will be…

Geiger and Team Sarah and Vickie Announce Affiliation
October 27, 2016 at 3:16 pm

The Evanston, Illinois-based team of Sarah Neikrug and Vickie Block, MAS, known as Team Sarah and Vickie, has joined Lewiston, Maine-based Geiger as an affiliate in September. Over the last five years, this mother-daughter…

Heritage Sportswear + Virginia T's Expands Sales Team
October 25, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Heritage Sportswear + Virginia T's, Hebron, Ohio, has added Kelly O’Brien, MAS, and Courtney Doyle Vokovich to its sales team. O’Brien's career, spanning 25 years, includes distributor and supplier roles, with a focus on serving customers and developing new business relationships. O’Brien will manage accounts in Michigan and Northwest Ohio. Courtney Doyle Vokovich’s involvement in…

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Hires Customer Service, Inside Sales Representative
October 24, 2016 at 2:54 pm

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, Hicksville, N.Y., announced that it has hired Jenna Halpern as its new customer service/inside sales representative for the Western region. “We are excited [about] another top-notch individual joining our growing company, and are very excited about the qualities she brings to the table,” said David Miller, president of Chocolate Inn/Taylor &…