ASI Awards 24 More Industry Professionals With Education Certifications

40,000 more enrolled in the free

TREVOSE, PA – May 16, 2017 –The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced 24 more industry professionals were recently certified through the ASI Education Certification Program, bringing the total to 1,733, with more than 40,000 enrolled in the free ASI University digital campus.

The ASI Education Certification Program is free for ASI members and user friendly, with all 500 courses automatically tracked via The extensive educational program supports the needs of everyone, from newcomers to proven industry veterans, with sales, marketing, social media, business-building and technology courses offered online and in-person at ASI shows and events, presented by experts in their field.

The ASI Certification Program offers two certification levels: BASI™ (Bachelor of Advertising Specialty Information) and MASI™ (Master of Advertising Specialty Information).

The latest BASI graduates are:

  • Dave Bernier, Global Promo (asi/208407)
  • Dominick Blanchard, Push It Forward LLC (asi/302485)
  • Madeline Borton, BNT Promotional Products (asi/129459)
  • Kristen Boyce, Teamworld Inc. (asi/342534)
  • Bradley Curtis, Markit ID (asi/261274)
  • Rosemary Dingmann, Showdown Displays (asi/87188)
  • Amanda Dudek, A Dudek Production (asi/101207)
  • Helen Figueroa, Teamworld Inc. (asi/342534)
  • Asia Hogan, Midwest Office (asi/522792)
  • Amanda Hueneke, Professional Business Systems (asi/525008)
  • Jeffrey Maksud, MSM Promotions Powered By Proforma (asi/491899)
  • Bill McCormick, Team Creative Connections (asi/341187)
  • Sean O’Sullivan, iPromo (asi/229471)
  • Sarah Pitts, Concorde LLC (asi/166515)
  • Suzanne Shea, AdBibLine (asi/30132)
  • John Sullivan, ARCON Solutions Inc. (asi/253703)
  • Rob Thoresen, M A Apparel & Promotions Inc. (asi/257814)
  • Robert Witenhafer, Proforma Arrow Solutions (asi/491546)
  • Suzanne Witenhafer, Proforma Arrow Solutions (asi/491546)


The latest MASI graduates are:

  • Lisa Gapen, Generate Sales and Marketing (asi/444517)
  • Eric Gould, Carrot + Stick (asi/158854)
  • Cheryl Hokanson, Ironmark (asi/169127)
  • Susan McCormick, Team Creative Connections (asi/341187)
  • Amy Pellnitz, D-Zine Creations LLC (asi/174174)

“Education is critical to career advancement, and ASI is ensuring that anyone in the promotional products industry can keep moving forward, learning more – and earning more,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “Congratulations to everyone who made the effort to get certified.”

ASI annually invests $1.3 million to educate its members. Click here for a complete overview of ASI Education, which is just one of many exclusive benefits offered to ASI members. Click here to review 16 member-only discounts offered by affiliate partners through ASI’s Business Savings Program.

With a full spectrum of education, information and research programs, ASI has everything it takes to help ad specialty professionals learn the business and remain competitive. ASI offers an unmatched portfolio of educational opportunities, award-winning publications and insightful research reports.

For more information on ASI Education, contact Nicole Rollender, ASI’s executive director of branded content and professional development, at

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®) serves a network of 23,500 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $23 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, serves the industry’s supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 61 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor® magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family owned and operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. For more info: