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Appointments & Promotions

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

  • A+ Wine Designs (asi/30223) hired Mary Skeen as sales manager.
  • Advance Corporation (asi/32180) hired Rena Ashfeld as its national sales manager.
  • AIA Corporation (asi/109480) hired Jim Roccia as VP of sales and marketing.
  • Ash City (asi/37127) hired Bernie LeBlanc as a sales rep for the Atlantic Canada area, and Tom Alavi as a dedicated sales rep for the Greater Toronto area west territory.
  • Bag Makers (asi/37940) welcomed Amanda Madai as a regional business development manager for NY.
  • Beemak (asi/39425) hired Bruce Kelly as sales and marketing manager.
  • Evans (asi/52840) promoted JoAnn Ginter to senior account manager for the Pacific Northwest Region, responsible for AL, northern CA, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA and WY.
  • Gill Studios (asi/56950) promoted Kerry George to regional sales associate for the Northeast region.
  • Goldner Associates (asi/209800) promoted Nathan Potter to IT manage and hired Bill Petrie as director of business development. 
  • Goldstar (asi/73295) hired industry veteran Howard Cubberly as general manager.
  • GroupeSTAHL appointed Chris Lawson as CEO.
  • Harris Media Group hired Megan Unterschute as director of marketing and development.
  • Hub Pen Company (asi/61966) welcomed David Selsberg as supply chain and inventory manager and Joe Cadigan as IT support analyst.
  • IDProductsource LLC (asi/62088) promoted Andrew Hughes to executive vice president and Sofia Hughes to vice president of production.
  • Leprechaun Promotions (asi/67075) announced that Cliff Leach joined the company as general manager.
  • Standard Register (333647) named a new leadership team for its promotional marketing division. Michael Giachetti will head up the division as vice president and general manager for promotional marketing. Also, the following have been named local sales directors for the company: Chandra Geschwill in the South, Brad White in the West, and Joe Whitman in the Midwest.
  • Starline USA (asi/89320) welcomed DeChelle Lauria as its regional sales manager for the Midwest/Central area, covering IN, IL and southern WI. 
  • The ColeMax Group (asi/45704) announced that it hired Jaimie Brogan as executive assistant.
  • TradeNet Publishing (asi/91760) appointed Mike Oliver of United Promotional Consultants Inc. as Southeastern region sales representative. He will be responsible for AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC and TN.
  • Vitronic Promotional Group (asi/93990) welcomed Daniel Pendleton as its regional sales manager for FL and GA. Kevin Sephton, previously responsible for FL and GA, will now cover TN, NC and SC.
  • Wendell August (asi/37457) announced the following hirings: Chuck Ertzberger, vice president of operations; Erin Lewis, digital marketing manager; Mary Beach, sales manager; and Jen Gorham, inside sales associate. In addition, Abby Magee has been promoted to order entry specialist.
  • World Emblem (asi/98264) hired Alicia Hughes as human resources director.