Pittsburgh-based Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce the election of its 2013 officers and board of directors. The new officers and board of directors are key industry leaders, and their involvement in PIA and their local affiliate organizations is invaluable. The installation ceremony took place on Nov. 11, 2012, at PIA’s Fall Administrative Meetings held in Spokane, Wash.
Chairman of the Board: Timothy J. Burton of Burton & Mayer Inc. Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Timothy Burton is president and chairman of the board of Burton & Mayer. He was the first vice chairman of the PIA board of directors, serving the Association Relations Committee, Investment Committee and Finance Committee. He is currently a director and past chairman of the board for the former Printing Industries of Wisconsin-now Great Lakes Graphics Association. He is involved in several local civic organizations, including Friends of Milwaukee Public Television, Institute for Graphics and Imaging, the Work Services Committee of Milwaukee Center for Independence and Paws with a Cause.
First Vice Chairman: Jeff Ekstein, Willow Printing Group, Concord, Ontario
Jeff Ekstein has served PIA as second vice chairman, as an Executive Committee member, a Premier Print Awards judge, and from 2009 to 2011 he served as the Education Committee chairman. He is the current co-chair of Canadian Printing Industries Sector Council, and has been a director of Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) for many years. He served as CPIA's chair from 2004 to 2005. He represents the third generation in his family to own Willow Printing Group of Concord, Ontario and is currently the president and CEO. Ekstein has spearheaded the acquisition of several printing companies over the years and has most recently acquired a mailing shop.
Second Vice Chairman: David A. Olberding, Phototype, Cincinnati
David Olberding has served PIA as secretary to the board and also as Marketing Committee chairman. At the local level, he has donated a great amount of design work to Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky, currently serving as the chair of the Education Committee. He is a past chairman of the board, vice chairman, and treasurer. He has served on the Board for International Prepress Association (IPA) and is a former president of the Southeast Prepress Association. He is a former chairman of the photography committee of the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA).