Appointments & Promotions

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

  • BrandAlliance (asi/145177) announced that it named Terie Vickers-Craig as its director of vendor relations.
  • CleggPromo (asi/45450) announced the following additions to its staff: Freddy Limas as production coordinator, Janae Cook as national account manager for Clegg’s POP division and Molly Moreno as account manager calling on distributors in Kansas, Arkansas, Idaho, Montana, Tennessee, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming and Northern California.
  • Cooler Graphics (asi/80345) named Bennett Sales Group as a new sales representative for the supplier. Billy Bennett is the sales contact for FL, and Dee and Andy Bennett are the contacts for TX, OK and LA.
  • Crown Products (asi/47700) hired Kathleen Donlin as regional sales manager for the Upper Midwest territory covering MN, IA, WI, ND and SD areas. 
  • Fields Manufacturing Inc. (asi/54100) named Dave TenEyck as its northeast territory sales manager.
  • Fineline Printing (asi/194092) appointed Kim Ramirez as senior account manager to help support the expansion of the company’s promotional products and apparel division.
  • GNP Branded Gear (asi/200020) promoted Kate Welsh to e-commerce operations manager.
  • Jetline (asi/63344) hired Megan Zezzo as its regional sales manager for the Midwest. She will be responsible for representing the supplier in ND, SD, NE, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, MI, IN, OH and KY. The supplier also promoted Jon Granek to northeast regional sales manager. Granek’s territories will now include NY, PA, MD, DE, NJ, CT, MA, RI, NH, VT and ME.
  • Leprechaun Promotions (asi/67075) announced that Sean Kindrick will move into the newly created role of director of business development. Additionally, Mel Cox has been promoted to director of operations.
  • National Gift Card (asi/73011) named Lizz Wheeler as a vice president of business development. Previously director of business development, Wheeler will manage the company’s inside sales team, oversee sales growth of the existing client base and work to improve development of new markets and customers.
  • Pop! Promos/College Glasses (asi/45657) announced that it hired Megan Erber as vice president of sales.
  • Promotional Product Professionals of Canada (PPPC) announced that Steve Levschuk, president of Talbot Marketing (asi/341500), will become the newest inductee into the PPPC Hall of Fame.
  • Spector & Co. (asi/88660) hired Jennifer Young as an account manager on the company’s customer service team.
  • Stromberg Brand (asi/89955) hired Ken Cecco to provide sales representative in PA, NY, NJ, MD, DE and Washington, DC.
  • Summit Group (asi/339116) announced that, following a merger, Robert Silk, president of MCS Graphic Productions, joined the company. Other additions and promotions include: Mark Becker as group president; Frank Izurieta as director of client services in the Atlanta office; Dan Robinette as director of sales in the Atlanta office. The company also announced that Jill Hood, who is the firm’s director of strategic initiatives, has been selected to serve on the Special Expertise Panel for Technology for the national Society of Human Resource Management for the 2014 term.
  • Vitronic Promotional Group (asi/93990) hired Marty Buddenbohn Jr. as the Mid-Atlantic regional sales manager.
  • Weepuline (asi/40560) named Michael Crooks as its vice president of U.S. operations.