Industry Up-and-Comers: Foundation for Succession and the Future of Printing
When you think about the most successful people in business, they tend to be those who have been around for a while. They have been running the show, so to speak, for years, and they have proven their proverbial mettle time and again. It is easy to forget that they aren’t the only stars to watch, however.
It is, in fact, easy to forget that the bigshots of tomorrow are with us today. They are labeled “up-and-comers” or “rising stars,” and they are the individuals who will shape the printing industry in the next few decades, determining how we pivot to new and emerging technologies that can only be dreamed of in science fiction today.
Here are four such individuals - young, motivated and passionate people, all under 30, who have exciting careers ahead of them, and who should absolutely be watched as their careers take shape in the years, and decades, to come. To read their stories, click on the links below.
- Tony Cotrupi, 29, Account Executive, Kirkwood Printing, Wilmington, Mass.
- Jesse Mansfield, 26, CEO, The Print Shoppe, Austin, Texas
- Tyler Jacobson, 23, Account Executive, GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, Brooklyn Park, Minn.
- Frankie Markasovic, 24, Production Manager/Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Image Corp., Chicago