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MEET YOUR 2022 Board of Directors


Bob Levitt - President
Staples Promotional Products

Number of Years in the Industry: 40

Fun Facts:

1. I run a summer camp for 1 week every year in the mountains of Los Angeles

2. I am trying to learn guitar on my own with a little help from YouTube.



Stephen Ropfogel - Past President
HALO Branded Solutions

Number of Years in the Industry: 25+

Fun Facts:

1. I am a professional magician.

2. I was born and raised in West LA.



Jeff Stevens - Vice President
Wesco Marketing

Number of Years in the Industry: 25+

Fun Facts:

1. Love to fly-fish

2.I have an MIS degree and use to design computer software.

Amy Williams - Secretary
AB Unlimited

Number of Years in the Industry: 10

Fun Facts:

1. During law school, I was a game show contestant on The Weakest Link, Win Ben Stein’s Money, Street Smarts, Hollywood Squares, and MTV’s webRIOT.

2. I’m a collegiate national baton twirling champion and was the “Golden Girl” Baton Twirler for the UCLA Marching Band.



Danny Henderson - Director
Proforma

Number of Years in the Industry: 20+

Fun Facts:

1. I will mix work with golf every chance I get.

2. As of this year, I have now worked in the industry for over half my life.


Ray Jimenez - Director
Imagen

Number of Years in the Industry: 20+

Fun Facts:

1. Played College Baseball at Dallas Baptist University. (DBU)

2. My closest colleagues call me Ray J.



Steve Parker - Director
Starline

Number of Years in the Industry: 30+

Fun Facts:

1. Second generation Promo professional. My father started with Jack Nadel in 1963.

2. I am an exercise fanatic. My last accomplishment was the 2021 LA Marathon last November.


Mike Szymczak - Director
HPG Brands

Number of Years in the Industry: 10+

Fun Facts:

1. I am a live music/stadium fanatic and love going to new venues all over.

2. I have traveled to 49/50 states and 30+ countries



Heather Valle-Laird – Director
Logomark Inc.

Number if Years in the Industry: 13

Fun Facts:
1. Pineapple definitely belongs on pizza
2. I played volleyball and basketball in college.



Christina Sanders, Executive Director
SAAC

Number of Years in the Industry: 20+

Fun Facts:

1. Completed the Marvel Challenge watching every TV/Netflix show and MCU movie in timeline order

2. Considers reading an Olympic sport


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