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September 2016
BOD Spotlight

Ben Prasad, Director

1. What's playing in your car right now? 
KLove  Christian Radio 
2. If a genie gave you a wish what would you wish for? 
1 month on the Fiji Islands where I was born
3.Who would you most like to have dinner with? 
Dinner with all my family in Texas (inlaws) and California (mine)
4. Most famous person you met? 
Drove limos in LA back in the 80's in Hollywood for the stars, and the only autograph I ever asked for was Sammy Davis Jr so I guess I would say him or Bob Hope.
5. What do you most like to do to unwind?
Bicycle riding would be my way to unwind. 

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Brian Brunette
Bulldog Packaging, Inc.

Samantha Williams 
Fey Line, Reflectix & Mi Line

Gail Walker
Biz Pins

Charles Duggan
Gold Star Pens

Jen Mendoza
Executive Director
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End of Summer Event!

A Board that Plays Together Stays Together!

The PPAChicago board enjoyed each other's company while spending an afternoon at Arlington Race Track for a relaxing day at the races. PPAChicago Secretary, Colleen Krause and Executive Director, Jen Mendoza are geared up and ready for next year's 2017 NPI Show!

(Director; Jason Emery, Director; Ben Prasad, Secretary; Colleen Krause; Executive Director; Jen Mendoza, Vice President; Matt Gallegos & President; Kamil Dys)

Save the Date for the Year's 
Winter Fest!

November 10th
Five Roses Irish Pub

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA - August 24, 2016 - The Pro Towels family of companies, including Pro Towels, Kanata Blanket Company and Superior, is pleased to announce the addition to their award winning sales team of Sarabeth Anderson as Key Accounts Manager, Western region.

Based in Seattle, Washington, Anderson most recently worked as Vice President of Sales at Logomark and, prior to that, as Northwest USA and Canadian Sales Manager for Bag Makers Inc. Anderson was also a recipient of the 2013 PPB Rising Star Award. With over 10 years of experience in the promotional products industry, Anderson has already developed strong business relationships with many of the accounts in her territory. 
Brian Porter, Vice President of Sales, commented, "Sarabeth is an excellent addition to the Pro Towels family. Her appointment represents the importance we place on our key accounts and we will continue to add resources to ensure we constantly exceed customer expectations. With Sarabeth working closely with Keith Lofton, our Key Accounts Manager, Eastern region, our customers are in great hands." 
Anderson stated, "I am very excited by this new challenge and the opportunity to continue to establish the Pro Towels family as an invaluable partner to all our distributors. I can't wait to start working with everyone."