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Next Level Apparel Appoints New President of Sales
October 16, 2020 at 10:45 am

Jason Buchanan has joined Gardena, California-based Next Level Apparel as president of sales. He will be responsible for all sales-related activities at Next Level Apparel. “We are excited Jason will serve as our new president of sales,” said Joe Simsoly, CEO of Next Level Apparel. “The experience and knowledge…

Allen/Colorcraft Announces Four New Sales Reps, Territories
October 12, 2020 at 11:05 am

Stan W. A. Dohan, MASI, president and chief operating officer of Blanchester, Ohio-based supplier Allen/Colorcraft, announced the addition of the following sales reps and sales territories. John Bates is the president of the multi-line agency Bates Group, and represents several of the top suppliers in the industry. Bates has been...

ZOOMcatalog Adds Rob Alley as Director of Marketing
October 8, 2020 at 11:28 am

Rob Alley has been hired to lead marketing for ZOOMcatalog, Boulder, Colo. Alley will play a key role in all branding, product and digital marketing, growth initiatives, sales enablement, customer experience, internal and external communications, and more. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce Rob has joined our team.…

AIA Welcomes Joél Bastien as New SVP of Owner Success
September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

AIA Corporation (AIA), Appleton, Wis., announced that industry veteran Joél Bastien, MAS, has joined the company as senior vice president of owner success. In this role, Bastien will provide strategic direction and leadership to the AIA community to ensure exemplary customer experiences among AIA owners. As the leader of…

Gemini Industries Announces New National Sales Manager
August 25, 2020 at 10:12 am

Gemini Industries, Roxana, Ill., announced Steven Meyer, MAS, as its national sales manager. “Steve brings extensive experience from his over-20-year career in the promotional industry,” said Steve Ehlert, general manager for Gemini Industries. “He has managed multiple teams, delivered consistent sales growth and brought a customer focus to all…

Bel Promo Adds Tom Clouser as National Account Manager
August 18, 2020 at 12:22 pm

Bel Promo, Medley, Fla., announced the addition of Tom Clouser, MAS, as national account manager. “I am extremely excited to have Tom join the Bel Promo family," said Susan Lewandowski, general manager. "His experience, enthusiasm, integrity and ability to develop customer relationships will undoubtedly help take Bel Promo to…

Bag Makers Names Anna Marie Madai Creative Marketing Director
August 10, 2020 at 11:43 am

Bag Makers Inc., Union, Ill., has named Anna Marie Madai as the company’s creative marketing director. Most recently, Madai spent 12 years as a regional business development manager for Bag Makers. In her new role, she will focus on writing, producing, editing and publishing short and engaging informational videos on the company’s social media platforms, as well as...

StrombergBrand Umbrellas Adds Two Multi-Line Sales Groups
July 30, 2020 at 2:33 pm

StrombergBrand Umbrellas, Valley Cottage, N.Y., announced the addition of two veteran multi-sales groups to represent it in the Northeast and Midwest/Upper Midwest/Ohio Valley regions. Dave Mattson of DJM Sales Inc., who has been in the promotional products industry for more than 30 years, will cover Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New…

Warwick Publishing Company Promotes Alex Paschal to Project Manager
July 29, 2020 at 2:25 pm

Warwick Publishing, St. Charles, Ill., announced the promotion of Alex Paschal, MAS, to the company's executive team as project manager. A fifth-generation member of the Paschal family that has owned Warwick Publishing since 1903, Alex learned the business working in various departments at Warwick through his college years, and started full time shortly after...

Spector & Co. Announces the Appointment of Jamie Mair as Chief Growth Officer
June 26, 2020 at 10:52 am

Spector & Co., West Chazy, N.Y., announced today the hiring of Jamie Mair, former BDA marketing executive and co-founder of boutique merchandise agency SwervePoint. “We’re excited Jamie has joined our team," said Rob Spector, CEO of Spector & Co. "As a past client, he brings a unique perspective and understanding of the supplier, distributor and…