Management

Day-In-The-Life Series: Tom Goos, an Executive at the Top of His Promo Game
April 9, 2019 at 7:26 pm

We operate in a business climate where everything is needed yesterday and executives are expected to anticipate the challenges of tomorrow—yet, they make it look so easy. Ever wonder how they do it? Print+Promo’s “Day-In-The-Life” series gives a glimpse into the day-to-day experiences of print and promotional product industry professionals...

Executive Perspectives: Rustin Luedtke, vice president of sales and marketing for Label Works and FolderWorks
March 19, 2019 at 8:37 pm

As part of Print+Promo’s ongoing feature, Executive Perspectives, we get to know leading professionals in the print and promotional industry. This month, we interviewed Rustin Luedtke, vice president of sales and marketing for Label Works and FolderWorks, North Mankato, Minn. Here, he talks about the inspiration for a new product line, explains why he hates complacency and reveals how he ultimately left his “Animal House” lifestyle behind...

Kodak Names New Executive Chairman; CEO Jeffrey Clarke Steps Down
February 26, 2019 at 6:33 pm

The board of directors of Eastman Kodak Company announced the appointment of Jim Continenza as the company's new executive chairman, effective immediately. Continenza, who has served as chairman of Kodak's board of directors since 2013, will continue as board chairman while also assuming the responsibilities of Jeffrey J. Clarke...

Under 40: Courtney Bruce, Real Sourcing Network (RSN)
February 21, 2019 at 8:56 pm

Courtney Bruce, 24 Marketing Engagement Manager Real Sourcing Network (RSN), New York How she got her start: In college, I had a focus in print, and was grateful for amazing instructors. I learned everything from litho and Intaglio [printing] to screen printing. I fell in love with screen printing—the process the mess, everything. I ended…

Under 40: Greta Mantell, Image Source
February 21, 2019 at 7:53 pm

Greta Mantell, 31 Senior Account Executive Image Source, Kirkland, Wash. How she got her start: A family friend recommended the industry and specifically the company to me. I was in a sales role at another company (Cintas) for two-and-a-half years right out of college, and was looking to make an industry and company change. The…

Under 40: Corey Lewis, AbelsonTaylor
February 21, 2019 at 6:36 pm

Corey Lewis, 29 Senior Print Producer AbelsonTaylor, Chicago How he got his start: There was never a time when my life wasn’t affected by the transformative power of print and design. My grandfather, a first-generation immigrant from Germany, was able to start and provide for his family by working at a paper mill. My grandmother…

Under 40: Sadie Kikkert, PromoPlace
February 21, 2019 at 5:51 pm

Sadie Kikkert, 21 Sales Coordinator PromoPlace, Ancaster, Ontario How she got her start: My boss saw my work efforts at a yard clean-up one Saturday, and noticed how much effort I put into things. So, I got told from someone else to hand in a résumé at PromoPlace. I did and got the job. Her…

Under 40: Caitlin L. Martin, Safeguard of the Hudson Valley
February 21, 2019 at 5:26 pm

Caitlin L. Martin, 30 Vice President, Sales and Marketing Safeguard of the Hudson Valley, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. How she got her start: Truth is, I never imagined I would be in the sales world, and certainly never imagined I would be in the family business. After I graduated college, I moved to California for some time…

Under 40: Chris Hickman, Regency360
February 21, 2019 at 3:56 pm

Chris Hickman, 39 Vice President of Direct Sales Regency360, Raleigh N.C. How he got his start: Regency360 was my second job out of college. At the time, my primary goal was to find a career in sales and less about what I would actually be selling. In my 11 years with Regency, I have progressed…

Under 40: Sarah Whitaker, Williams Advertising LLC
February 21, 2019 at 3:41 pm

Print+Promo is excited to reveal the honorees in this year’s Under 40 spotlight. Cited by their industry peers for unmatched professionalism, visionary behavior and contagious energy, these individuals are dismantling generational labels, and, instead, using the wisdom gained from esteemed colleagues to become mentors in their own right. This week’s spotlight features Sarah Whitaker, owner and client success manager, Williams Advertising LLC…