Former Cenveo Executive Pawlaczyk Joins Epicomm's Business Advisory Group
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—October 30, 2015—Epicomm, the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services, has announced that Gary Pawlaczyk has joined the association as a vice president and member of its Business Advisory Group. A 30-year industry veteran, Pawlaczyk will be able to provide members and clients of the association with advisory services related to business development and transition, sales growth, marketing, and operations.
"We are excited to welcome Gary to our Epicomm business advisory team," said Epicomm president and CEO Ken Garner. "His broad experience and in-depth knowledge of our industry make him the perfect person to advise business owners and executives on how to grow their business and make the transition to full-service communications companies during a time of significant industry change."
He continued, "His outstanding career has included leadership positions at some of the industry’s most successful companies and encompassed areas ranging from content development to sales, marketing, customer service, and operations. This gives him a unique vantage point in being able to understand and consider every facet of a business when providing advisory services related to any or all of these areas."
Commenting on his new position, Pawlaczyk said, "I am delighted to be joining an association with such a long and respected history of management expertise and trustworthiness. I look forward to working with its members and clients to help them grow and thrive in our new, multi-channel communication age by becoming key solution providers for their customers."
A magna cum laude graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Pawlaczyk most recently served as chief content officer/chief marketing officer and executive vice president, sales at Cenveo, where he managed more than 2,000 employees worldwide. He was previously executive vice president/sales and marketing at Pictorial Corp., 1 to 1 Marketing Business Unit Director at Xyan.com, director, Corporate Business Unit/senior vice president Eastern sales at AGT Seven, and held executive positions at both World Color and Avanti/Case-Hoyt.
Pawlaczyk has served on the board of directors of the Advertising Production Club of New York, the Association of Graphic Communications, and P3/Women in Production. He has been a featured speaker on topics ranging from sustainability to social media marketing at numerous industry conferences, including the ASAE Conference, Intertech PIRA Conference, AIGA Design Conference, Print Media Conference, and GRAPH EXPO.
The Epicomm Business Advisory Team offers unparalleled industry expertise and service. Epicomm business advisors are seasoned industry veterans who combine subject matter proficiency with practical industry knowledge across numerous graphic communications segments: general commercial printing, mailing and fulfillment services, flexographic printing, tag and label printing, small and quick printers, book manufacturers, and marketing service providers. Epicomm business advisors have worked with hundreds of industry companies and understand how the industry works. From sales to operations, Epicomm brings industry-specific knowledge through a customized program tailored to each company and each situation.
Epicomm, the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services, is a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion graphic communications industry in North America. It provides industry advocacy, management training, and a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions for companies in an evolving market environment. It was created in 2014 through the merger of the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) and the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL)/National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). Its founding associations have some 200 years of combined experience serving graphic communications companies of every size and specialty. Epicomm headquarters is at 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA, 22314.