Time Printers' President Al Maddox Elected Chairman of PGAMA
COLUMBIA, MD—July 9,2009—The Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic (PGAMA), a non-profit trade association for local printing firms and related businesses, appointed Al Maddox, Jr. as Chairman of the Board effective July 1. Maddox is the first African-American Chairman for the local trade association, and is also the first African-American to hold the title of Board Chair for any printing industry association in the country.
The President of Time Printers, Inc. in Baltimore, MD, a family-owned company that has been in business for more than 55 years, Maddox has served on the Board of Directors at PGAMA since 1999.
In addition to a new Chairman, PGAMA also appointed four new members to the Board, each of who also run local printing operations. The new members are: Dan Kovalsky, (Constellation Energy), Matt Richardson (Indigo Ink), Russ Hewitt, Jr. (Graphtec), and Holly Budd (Williams & Heintz Map Corp.). Board members volunteer their time and contribute their talents to the betterment of the industry and the Association.
Membership in PGAMA is open to printing and graphic communications firms and suppliers located in Maryland, Virginia, D.C., and Pennsylvania. The Association provides members with legislative and regulatory advocacy, professional training and development, regulatory guidance, and services including group healthcare plans, electricity discounts, and retirement packages.