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People on the Move - April 2016

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant (asi/44900) welcomes Danielle Dawson as vice president of national accounts for Canada.  

Summit Group (asi/339116) welcomes Donna Chrobak as senior director of client engagement and solution design.

The Legacy Group welcomes Jolie Porter as managing director. Porter served as the executive director of the Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA) for 14 years.

Fruit of the Loom (asi/84257) and JERZEES (asi/40650) welcome Samantha Kates as senior national account manager.

IDProductsource (asi/62088) has announced the promotion of Brett Lykowski to sales supervisor and the promotion of Ryan Modica to vice president.

Proforma (asi/300094) announced that it has named Heather DiPrato as senior vice president of strategic business and partner development. DiPrato will focus on recruiting, vendor relationships, and technology solutions for Proforma.

IMAGEN Brands has appointed Rory Campbell and Bob Heintz as national accounts managers for IMAGEN Brands, Crown Products (asi/47700) and Vitronic (asi/93990); Lara Gryder and Daniel Pendleton as strategic accounts managers for IMAGEN Brands; and Patrick Odeneal as strategic sales representative for IMAGEN Brands.

Benchworks (asi/137190) has hired Thad L. Bench II, the son of co-founder Thad L. Bench, Sr. Thad II will be responsible for marketing activities for Benchworks and Safe Chain Solutions.

Hospitality Mints (asi/61820) has hired Pat Viancourt as president and CEO, Curt Connor as director of sales and Jenny Domin as sales manager – promotional products.  

The Hudson Valley Umbrella Company, the home of StrombergBrand (asi/89955), welcomes Jim Miller of Miller and Associates as its multi-line sales rep in AL, GA, MS and TN.

Debco (asi/48885) promoted Lauren James to junior sales development representative.

DecoNetwork (asi/177784) appointed Mietek Woloszyn to the position of general manager of DecoNetwork’s North and South American operations. The company also welcomes Bryan Marc, Chris Beck, Dave Carey and Ammber Doyle to the client services team.

Polyconcept North America (asi/78897) welcomes Kortney Deming to the hard goods field sales team. Kortney will act as a field sales representative in the Southern California territories, from San Diego to Santa Barbara.

Pro Towels (asi/79750) welcomes Chuck Lang as chief financial officer. He will oversee the finance, accounting and business development functions for Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket Company (asi/63823) and Superior (asi/90240).

Zagwear (asi/365552) welcomes Lise Lucas to its sales team in the San Francisco area. She will work as an account executive continuing to strengthen the company’s presence in the northern California region while continuing her work with major casino properties in Las Vegas.

Shumsky (asi/326300) welcomes Darren Taulbee as CFO.