Laurel has been in the communications industry for over 30 years in one form or another - visual merchandising, PR, graphic design, promotional product sales. She currently specializes in three dimensional direct marketing campaigns. She's highly creative and is always looking for new and unusual ways to make her customers stand out in an increasingly noisy world.
Tim created Laurel's "Idea Girl" anime; he's unbelievably talented. But believe it! See for yourself: www.timothynotaro.com. (Check out "Idea Girl" in his online portfolio, page 3, second row far left.)
Cliff Quicksell has been involved in the promotional products and sportswear industries for the past 28 years - as a distributor for 16 years, a supplier for 5 years, 2 years with a Promotional Products franchise group, and 5 years as a freelance consultant. Cliff is the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades. He has received the PPAI Pyramid award 14 consecutive times, and was named the PPAI's Ambassador Speaker of the Year for 6 consecutive years. He was also named by PPAI as one of the top five industry speakers and trainers and was also featured as having a significant influence in education as published in the book, PPAI at 100. In 2004 he was recognized by Counselor Magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in the Promotional Products Industry. A noted author, Cliff has published over 400 articles as well as two books: Going for the Gold and Weekly Motivational Insights.
(ID, inc. contracted with iPROMOTEu in 2008 to assist with order administration including A/R and A/P, as well as giving ID the ability to process million dollar plus orders! This partnership allows us to focus our energy on our clients, not on day to day business operations. iPROMOTEu is also one of the largest buying groups in the country for branded merchandise; this gives ID substantial leverage for the best pricing and services in the industry.) Ross Silverstein founded iPROMOTEu in August 1999 and has served as the Company's President and CEO since that time. Under Mr. Silverstein's leadership, iPROMOTEu has achieved continuous and substantial growth. Mr. Silverstein graduated from Boston College, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Management and later earned an S.M. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. and a law degree from Boston University. In 2005, Mr. Silverstein received the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award from ASI and Counselor Magazine.
Mr. Badiner joined iPROMOTEu in December 1999 as Executive Vice President and has been instrumental in the growth of the Company. Mr. Badiner has more than 30 years of experience in the promotional products industry. Mr. Badiner has a wealth of industry contacts and is well-respected by both distributors and suppliers. Mr. Badiner graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Advertising.
Count on Miloh to ALWAYS be cheerful and exceedingly happy to greet our clients! He does have one area that we think needs improvement though: we've noticed he's particularly partial to women. Could it be they bring better treats?
In spite of the fact that BJ spends a substantial portion of the day sleeping on Laurel's desk, you can bet he's closely monitoring all activities to ensure everybody is getting plenty of attention. If they're not, he'll take care of that personally. And relentlessly.