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STAHLS' Announces Four Management Team Appointments
October 14, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Ted Stahl, executive chairman of the board and founder of Sterling Heights, Michigan-based STAHLS’, recently announced multiple changes in company leadership positions. “It is with great pride that I share positive changes in our leadership team,” said Stahl. “We have great expectations for these talented and motivated leaders who, along with their strong staffs, will…

Club Colors Hires Inside Sales Manager
October 10, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Club Colors, Schaumburg, Ill., announced the newest member of its management team, Parker Melvin, as inside sales manager. Melvin brings a comprehensive knowledge of the promotional products industry and many years of expertise in marketing, sales and sales management to the firm. At his previous position with SmithBucklin Promo Products, Melvin spearheaded its marketing efforts…

AIA Corporation Appoints New CEO
October 10, 2016 at 2:44 pm

AIA Corporation, Neenah, Wisc., announced today the appointment of Matthew T. Gresge as CEO. Effective immediately, Gresge replaces David Woods, who will retire after 14 years of service to AIA and more than 25 years in the promotional products industry. “After David announced his retirement, AIA conducted an extensive, nationwide search to find AIA’s next…

Spector & Co. Hires Director of Digital Media
October 6, 2016 at 3:40 pm

Spector & Co., a West Chazy, New York-based supplier of writing instruments and business gifts, announced the hiring of Shashi Singam as director of digital media based out of its head office. Singam comes to Spector & Co. with…

PPAI Announces New Board Members
September 27, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Today, the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) announced the results of its election for the 2016 board of directors, according to…

QCA Hires Tim Brown, MAS, as Executive Director of Operations
September 15, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, has hired Tim Brown, MAS, as executive director of operations. He replaced Jeffrey P. Jacobs who retired in April. Brown is responsible for the overall direction and operational oversight of QCA, including three overarching goals: Increasing…

Kathryn Hallstrom Named Vice President at American Solutions for Business
September 13, 2016 at 3:07 pm

American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glennwood, Minn., promoted Kathryn "Katie" Hallstrom to vice president of human resources. Hallstrom holds a degree in business administration from Southwest Minnesota State University and has more than 26 years of experience in…

A4 Hires Kevin Bloomquist as Vice President of Sales
September 8, 2016 at 7:14 pm

A4, a Vernon, California-based supplier of performance athletic apparel, has announced the hiring of Kevin Bloomquist as vice president of sales, effective Aug. 29. Bloomquist comes to A4 with more than 25 years of sales management experience. He will be responsible for developing and executing sales strategies to drive A4’s growth. For more information on A4,…

CPS/Keystone Adds Pete Gleason as Vice President of Sales
September 8, 2016 at 6:15 pm

CPS/Keystone, Erie, Pa., announced the addition of Pete Gleason as vice president of sales, effective Sept. 12. Gleason is a 28-year veteran of the promotional products industry. "Bringing Pete on board as VP of sales will help CPS work even more closely…

Terry Town Adds Two Multi-line Sales Representatives
September 2, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Terry Town, a San Diego, California-based supplier of towels, blankets and robes, announced the hiring of Scott Blankenship and Sharon Wohlleber to represent the company in the Southwest territory. They will represent the line in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. “My first attraction to Scott and Sharon was their experience, but have learned that there’s…