Vicki Keenan has retired from her post as vice president of Printing Industries Alliance, headquartered in Amherst, NY. She joined the organization in 2006 and became vice president as part of the organization's expansion into metro New York. She served several roles with the Association of Graphic Communications from 1993 to 2006.
Hopkins Printing in Columbus, OH, has named Allison Brown as its newest marketing coordinator. Brown is a junior at Ohio State Fisher College of Business.
Bookmasters, based in Ashland, OH, has named David Bird as its new vice president of finance. Formerly, Bird worked for 14 years as the vice president of finance for Cenveo.
The lenticular in-mold patent of Waukesha, WI-based National Graphics (NGI)survived an Inter Partes Review brought by Dynamic Drinkware of Oshkosh, WI. The review was initiated after NGI started a patent infringement lawsuit against Dynamic Drinkware and three others.
In Lancaster, PA, Intelligencer promoted Todd Foster to vice president of business development. Previously, he was senior director of marketing and business development.
Lynn Brewton has been named vice president of supplier relations at WebbMason, headquartered in Hunt Valley, MD. In addition, WebbMason opened an office in Fairfield, CT, where Thomas Donohue was hired to serve as regional vice president of sales for the Northeast. His territory includes Boston; Buffalo, NY; New Jersey; and New York City.
Rick Capezzuto has joined Johnson & Quin as director of new business development in Niles, IL. He is responsible for fostering new relationships with accounts in a variety of vertical markets throughout the country.
Think Patented, based in Miamisburg, OH, has tapped John Rafner to serve as a national account executive. Rafner most recently held the position of development director for the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP).
The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council named Solo Printing, of Miami, Supplier of the Year in Category III, which is bestowed on companies with annual sales of between $10 million and $50 million.