Direct Group, an integrated direct marketing solutions provider headquartered in Pennington, NJ, has named printing industry veteran Alon Stephens as president, Southwest regional operations. Stephens, who previously served as executive vice president of Transcontinental Direct, is now based in Dallas/Ft. Worth.
The National Association of Litho Clubs (NALC) has elected its national officers for 2007-2008: President is Al Hartman (Cincinnati Club); first vice president is Nathan Atkinson (San Francisco Club); second vice president is Arthur Fry (Cincinnati Club); and national secretary is Blair Dreyfus (San Francisco Club). John Campbell (Boston Club) remains national treasurer.
Mark Hoeve has joined Webcrafters Inc., Madison, WI, as a sales representative. Formerly a sales rep with Banta, Hoeve is based in the Chicago area, where he will be responsible for spearheading the company’s initiatives with non-educational publishers and catalog companies.