Cintas Corporation (PPAI 303547)Karen L. Carnahan, board director

Deluxe Corporation (PPAI 187418)Chris Thomas, chief revenue officer

HALO Branded Solutions (PPAI 106462)Michael Palumbo, director of business development

BEST Promotions USA (PPAI 461689)Jaclyn Lingo, promoted to national sales manager, and Grant VanWinkle, promoted to inside sales and business development

Boxercraft (PPAI 159420)Dan Robinette, vice president of sales for the wholesale division

Ennis, Inc., parent company of Folder Express (PPAI 354129), Independent Folders (PPAI 111993) and Admore, Inc. (PPAI 111144)Chris O’Brien, Northeast area sales manager

ETS Express (PPAI 135148)Anthony Abatzis, regional sales manager for New England; Carol Gauger, MAS, regional sales manager for the South Central region; Laura Michel, regional sales manager for Northern California; Jeff Hinds, Elizabeth “Tizzy” Scott and Cristina Ysselstein, promoted to regional sales directors; and Adam Stone, promoted to national account director

Gemline (PPAI 113948)Mackenzie Hansen, regional sales manager, Northwest sales territory

HanesBrands, parent company of suppliers Hanes/Champion/ComfortWash (PPAI 191138) and Alternative Apparel (PPAI 217134)Michael Johnson, director of marketing for Activewear

HUB Promotional GroupTim Fox and Joe Owens to represent HUB Pen (PPAI 110772) and Beacon Promotions (PPAI 113702) in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania

Penn Emblem (PPAI 537470)Zulma Gutierrez, customer support manager at the Mira Loma, California, location

The Proinnovative Line (PPAI 111156)Shawn Naeter and Associates to represent the company in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas

Raining Rose (PPAI 232508)Jon Hicks, Midwest sales executive

Starline USA (PPAI 112719)Marc Mann, regional sales manager representing Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska

Thermopatch DBA DECO-PRINT (PPAI 272075)John Paleczny, promoted to manager of sales and marketing

Jack Scarborough, founder of Lubbock, Texas-based distributor Scarborough Specialties, passed away on July 19 after a battle with cancer. He was 65.

A graduate of Texas Tech University, Scarborough’s interests included traveling, the mountains of Ruidoso, golf, quail hunting, cookouts, the Red Raiders, and time with friends and family. He founded his eponymous distributor business in 1992.

Scarborough is survived by his wife Cindy, daughter Jill Jacobus and her husband Jay, son Stan and his wife Amanda, daughter Lee Bryant and her husband Tory; eight grandchildren; brother Jerry and his wife Janette, sister Judy Sell and her husband George, and sister-in-law Cathy Wilson.

A visitation for Scarborough was held in July at Lake Ridge Chapel and at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, P.O. Box 6523, Lubbock, Texas 79493; Living Water International, 4001 Greenbriar Dr., Stafford, Texas 77477; and St. Luke’s UMC, 3708 45th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79413.


James Khattak is news editor of PPB.