Lenexa, Kansas-based Gill Studios announced that Debra Hoerl has been promoted to vice president of customer services and Carl Gerlach has been promoted to vice president of marketing.
Hoerl has worked at Gill Studios for 29 years in a variety of administrative positions. Her dedication to providing an exceptional Gill experience to customers resonates throughout the industry, and she is equally passionate about the associates who work at Gill Studios. She promotes the culture of empowerment, teamwork and accountability, along with the other critical success factors that are so important to Gill Studios’ success. Hoerl has been a valuable member of the company’s leadership team and will continue to manage customer service, credit services and the sample room.
Gerlach is a leader at Gill Studios, in the industry and in the community. He has worked at Gill Studios for 30 years and has led the company’s marketing efforts for most of that time. Carl is one of the most recognizable figures in the industry. He has served a five-year term on the board of directors of Promotional Products Association International, with one year as chairman of the board. Through these roles he has contributed to the betterment of the industry and to Gill Studios for many years. Gerlach has been part of the company’s leadership team and will continue to manage the marketing department.