Bartash Printing Appoints Keith Fisher as Vice President, Finance and Administration
PHILADELPHIA—April 22, 2015—Keith Fisher has been appointed vice president, finance and administration at Bartash Printing, a leading manufacturer of magazines, newspapers and niche publications. This newly created role strengthens Bartash’s executive management team while further boosting the company’s extensive knowledge base.
Fisher enjoyed a long and successful 20+ year career in various leadership positions in public accounting and private industry. Most recently, Fisher was the CFO at a local Delaware Valley food processing company where he was responsible for all aspects of finance including forecasting, budgeting, cost accounting and developing complex financial models to identify additional efficiencies and margin growth.
Focusing on manufacturing companies, his strengths include reducing costs and improving profitability, through implementing cost efficient internal procedures and controls. Fisher also brings to Bartash his extensive experience in successful acquisitions including aiding multiple companies with successful acquisitions and integrations.
In his new position, Fisher will serve as a key member of Bartash’s leadership team. He will assume primary responsibility for maintaining Bartash’s financial strength and charting future strategic initiatives. Fisher’s duties will include budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting, pricing and planning. Additionally, he will oversee operational areas including accounting, human resources, enterprise project management and customer service.
"This is an exciting time in the history of Bartash," said Linda Simon, president of Bartash. "Keith Fisher is a financial executive with a distinguished 20+ year track record of strengthening companies' sustainability and effectiveness. Keith brings a strong strategic financial arm to our company. His wealth of experience in various manufacturing facilities brings a fresh perspective to Bartash and it has already proven to be a tremendous asset. Keith is an important component of our strategic plan for growth and we are confident his financial "solutions-driven" leadership will help meet our client’s growing need for sophisticated production services. As we continue to work towards the ambitious goals set forth in our strategic plan, Keith’s financial skills and business acumen will be invaluable."
Fisher commented, "I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with a great team of professionals at Bartash, to build upon an excellent foundation and help position Bartash for even greater financial performance."
Residing in Pennsylvania, Fisher earned his BA in economics from Ursinus College where he was a member of the Economics Honor Society; he earned an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph's University; and he is a CPA, certified in Pennsylvania.
Bartash is an award-winning cold-set commercial printer in Philadelphia. The company has six press lines, full prepress, postpress, imaging and mailing capabilities. Bartash specializes in full-color printing, fulfillment and distribution, variable data imaging, production consulting and Internet publishing. Operating 24/7 with live technical support, Bartash has built a reputation for award-winning service, quality and innovation.