August 2, 2023 —The Managed Print Services Association, a not-for-profit, volunteer-led association to help further Managed Print, is pleased to announce its new Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Elections were held in June, with two-year terms beginning August 1, 2023.
The newly elected MPSA Executive Committee consists of:
President: – Eric Crump: Crump is the Director of Strategic Alliances at RINGDALE, the FollowMe® printing company, with over 27 years of industry experience. He leads and develops strategic alliance activities with global OEM relationships and key industry analysts since 2014. Crump began his imaging career at Lexmark, where he served for 18 years, including a significant 7-year assignment in Europe.
Vice President – Barry Burress: Burress currently serves as Vice President of Business Development with Oberon Americas. Burress’ prior roles have included a series of promotions within Virginia Business Systems, preceded by positions with Select Office Systems, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, and Minolta Business Solutions.
Treasurer – Mark Hart: Hart is the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for ACDI. He is responsible for initiating and cultivating key business relationships to help grow revenue in the OEM and dealer channels. Prior to joining ACDI in 2013, Hart served at Lexmark for over 16 years in various leadership roles.
Secretary – Robin Fonck: Fonck, Director of Strategic Technology at GreatAmerica Financial Services, is responsible for the introduction and continual improvement of integrations that automate the transfer of important information between GreatAmerica and its industry partners in order to make business easier for their customers.
“I am honored and humbled to assume the position of President for the MPSA,” said Eric Crump, Director of Strategic Alliances at RINGDALE. “Having been part of this incredible association for many years, I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead. I look forward to working closely with the incoming board and our global members to drive innovation and promote excellence in managed print services.”
The newly elected Board of Directors consists of ten members: all chosen during the elections, with a mix of legacy leadership and new leadership to the MPSA. Notably, 35% of the board members are located outside the United States.
- Laura Blackmer – Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA
- Anthony Chen – In Time Tec
- Mitchell Filby – First Rock Consulting
- Deborah Hawkins – Keypoint Intelligence
- Russ Kromminga – Century Business Technologies
- Paul Martin – Change Harbour Ltd
- West McDonald – West McDonald Co.
- Ed McLaughlin – Predictive Insight
- Robert Palmer – IDC
- Tanya Ross – Independent Suppliers Group
The 14 members that will guide the MPSA for the next two years have some of the most extensive experience in the imaging channel and represent a wide span of the industry from independent dealers and financial services to OEMs.
If you are not currently a member of the MPSA, this is a great time to get involved and help shape the dialog. Join an international group of professionals from every aspect of the imaging industry: https://yourmpsa.org/memberships/
About the Managed Print Services Association
The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that serves the MPS industry. Its focus is on the development of standards, education and industry guidelines that unite the different segments of the industry that bring value to all those participating. For more information about benefits and memberships, visit www.yourmpsa.org.
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