PIA Names 2015 Officers, Board of Directors
PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America (PIA) announced the election of its 2015 officers and board of directors. The installation ceremony took place Nov. 16 during the Printing Industries of America Fall Administrative Meetings held here.
Chairman of the Board—David Olberding, Phototype, Columbus, OH
David Olberding, co-CEO, Phototype, has devoted many years of volunteer service to the printing industry in Ohio. He has served as chairman of the board, treasurer and chair of the Education Committee of Printing Industries of Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
Olberding was appointed as the association representative to PIA in 2006. He has served PIA as first vice chairman, second vice chairman, Executive Finance Committee member, secretary to the board and as Marketing Committee chairman.
He has served on the board for the International Prepress Association (IPA) and is a former president of the Southwest Prepress Association. He is also a former chairman of the Photograph Committee of the Flexographic Technical Association.
First Vice Chairman—Bradley Thompson II, Inland Press, Detroit
Bradley Thompson II is a past chairman of Printing Industries of Michigan and currently serves as chairman of the Government Affairs and Labor Policy Committee of PIA.
He is a member of the board of directors of the Michigan Press Association and serves as government affairs chair of the American Court and Commercial Newspaper Association. Thompson also serves as vice chair of the Clements Library at the University of Michigan.
Second Vice Chairman—Curt Kreisler, Gold Star Printers, North Miami Beach, FL
Curt Kreisler has served two terms on PIA’s board of directors. He is currently the Association Relations Committee chairman and a member of its Finance and Investment Committees.
Kreisler has also been active with his local association, Printing Association of Florida. He also serves on its Executive Committee, chairs PAF’s Trade Show Council and is a member of the South Florida Coordinating Committee.