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Power 50 2016

The rankings of the most influential executives in the ad specialty industry for 2016.

Power is more than just a word, and these influential leaders exemplify it every day. Click on the links below for more information, including previous year's rank, about each Power 50 honoree.

2016 RANKNAME/ COMPANYASI
1 CJ Schmidt, Hit Promotional Products 61125
2 Kevin Lyons-Tarr, 4imprint 197045
3 Norm Hullinger, alphabroder 34063
4 Marty Lott & Jeremy Lott, SanMar 84863
5 Greg Muzzillo & Vera Muzzillo, Proforma 300094
6 Gene Colleran & David Nicholson, Polyconcept North America  
7 Marc Simon, HALO Branded Solutions 356000
8 Gene Geiger & Jo-an Lantz, Geiger 202900
9 Rich Witaszak, Staples Promotional Products 120601
10 Jeff Lederer, Prime Line 79530
11 Jonathan Isaacson, Gemline 56070
12 Ross Silverstein, iPROMOTEu 232119
13 Kevin Plank, Under Armour  
14 Trevor Gnesin, Logomark 67866
15 Bill Korowitz, The Magnet Group 68507
16 Edgar Hernandez & Emmanuel Bruno, BIC Graphic North America 40480
17 Marc Katz, CustomInk  
18 Marc Roy, Alan Chippindale & Fred Parker, A Brand Company 145177
19 Don LeBlanc, Vistaprint  
20 Chuck Fandos, GatewayCDI & Chris Lee, Brand Addition 202515
21 Eric Bensussen & Jay Deutsch, BDA 137616
22 Sai Koppaka & Alan Tabasky, Bel Promo 39552
23 Sharon Eyal, Taly Eyal & Ely Eyal, ETS Express 51197
24 Joe Fleming, Hub Pen 61966
25 Glenn Chamandy, Gildan Activewear 56842
26 Ira Neaman, Vantage Apparel 93390
27 Deb Taylor, Taylor Corporation  
28 Jack Ma & Daniel Zhang, Alibaba.com  
29 Eric Belcher, InnerWorkings 168860
30 Paul Bellantone, PPAI  
31 Kurt Kaeser & Gregg Emmer, Kaeser & Blair 238600
32 Henrik Johansson, Boundless Network & Robert Beaver, Zazzle.com 143717, 365646
33 Alan Vaught, Evans Manufacturing 52840
34 Brandon Mackay, SnugZ 88060
35 Jason Robbins & Steve Paradiso, ePromos Promotional Products 188515
36 Craig Nadel & Craig Reese, Jack Nadel International 279600
37 Ted Stahl, GroupeSTAHL  
38 Mitch Mounger, Sunrise Identity 339206
39 Craig Callaway, eCompanyStore 185782
40 Dilip Bhavnani, Sunscope Group of Companies 90075
41 Chris Vernon, The Vernon Company 351700
42 Bill Smith Jr., Brown & Bigelow 148500
43 Heather Sanderson, Overture Promotions 288473
44 Rick Mouty, ProFill Holdings 90518
45 Forrest Fairley, Safeguard 316203
46 Lori Kates, Imagen Brands 93990, 47700
47 Larry Cohen, Axis Promotions 128263
48 Paul Lage, Gill Studios 56950
49 Larry Zavadil & Justin Zavadil, American Solutions For Business 120075
50 Chelsea Grayson, American Apparel 35297

Bold denotes first time on the list.