Appointments & Promotions

This month’s people on the move in the ad specialty industry.

  • AAkron Line (asi/30270) added Michael Zingale to its team as the Southeast region sales manager. His territory will include AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and Puerto Rico.
  • American Solutions for Business (asi/120075) named JP Shea as the company’s North American director of automotive sales.
  • BDA (asi/137616) appointed Rob Martin to the position of COO after five years leading the firm’s marketing division.
  • Boxercraft (asi/41325) welcomed Tod Rastello as vice president of sales. In addition, the company has promoted Grace Richards to the position of national sales manager wholesale division.
  • Charles River Apparel (asi/44620) announced that it hired Tsedenia Kiros to its production team as director of design.
  • Clayman Promotional Group (asi/162850) hired Tom Faulkner as vice president of sales and business development.
  • CleggPromo (asi/45450) named Chris Hodge as its new president. Hodge brings more than 20 years of experience as an industry supplier to the firm, previously holding executive positions with Benchmark Industries, Norwood, and SAAC. The supplier also promoted Nicole Claunch to the role of outside sales representative.
  • Crystal D (asi/47759) announced four new hires: Josh Wedeking as a production manager, Jennifer Copeland as an order manager, Melinda Wurpts as a marketing assistant and Ben Harris as an IT support specialist.
  • ERB Safety/Fame Fabrics (asi/51204) promoted Cynthia Foster to the position of inside sales representative. In her new role, Foster will focus on business opportunities and growth in AR, IL, IN, LA, MS, MO, OK and TX. 
  • Evans Manufacturing (asi/52840) announced that it has two new salespeople representing the company: Steve Klein will cover Northern CA, AK, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA and WY, and Joe Graves will cover AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN and PR.
  • Hub Pen Company (asi/61966) has promoted Ryan Patterson to sales executive for the West Coast. Patterson joined the company in 2012 as a sales assistant. The supplier also announced that it hired Tracy Joyce and Kerri Mograss as customer service representatives.
  • IDProductsource (asi/62088) announced that it promoted Dawn Flannigan to office manager.
  • Prime Line (asi/79530) named Ben Black as its 2013 regional sales manager of the year.
  • Pro Towels (asi/66887) welcomed Brad Langton of Langton Promotional Sales as a multi-line representative. He will be covering the mountain west territory of ID, MT, CO, UT, and WY. In addition, Pro Towels and Superior Decorating (asi/90240) have hired Jonathan Bave and Jon Henrickson of Henrickson Associates. They will be covering the west coast territories of AK, AZ, CA, NV, OR, UT, and WA.
  • Showdown Displays (asi/87188) announced the retirement of salesperson John Lundberg. The company credits Lundberg for his idea of selling displays to the ad specialty industry.
  • Spector & Co. (asi/88660) hired Catarina Rossi as its social compliance and sustainability manager.
  • Uniflex (asi/92480) hired Jason Lowe as west coast sales manager, and he will be located in the southern California area.
  • WOWLine (asi/98360) appointed Michael Fisher of Modern Flare Sales as its newest multi-line representative for the Canadian market.