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Officers and Board of Directors

APTech Officers

Chairman
Mark A. Hischar, President & CEO, KBA-North America

President
Thayer Long, President, APTech and GAERF

Treasurer
Deirdre Ryder, CEO & President, VITS International

Secretary
Mark J. Nuzzaco, Vice President, Government Affairs, APTech

APTech Executive Committee

  • Malkon S. Baboyian, Executive VP, LFS/PPS, Canon Solutions America, Inc.
  • Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International
  • DJ Burgess, President & CEO, Burgess Industries, Inc.
  • Mark A. Hischar, President & CEO, KBA-North America
  • Thayer Long, President, APTech
  • Marc Olin, CFO, EFI
  • Ronald J Rose, President, Nova Pressroom Products, LLC
  • Deirdre Ryder, CEO & President, VITS International

APTech Board of Directors

  • Kevin Abergel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, MGI USA Inc.
  • Michael Aumann, CEO, Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
  • Malkon S. Baboyian, Executive VP, LFS/PPS, Canon Solutions America, Inc.
  • Avi Basu, Director Marketing & Business Development, HP Inc.
  • Greg Blue, CEO, manroland web systems, Inc
  • Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International
  • DJ Burgess, President & CEO, Burgess Industries, Inc.
  • Larry Corwin, President, Rollem International
  • Fred DeBolt, Vice President of Marketing Excellence, Xerox Corporation
  • Nicolas Garrido, General Manager, Garrido Printing Equipment
  • Mark A. Hischar, President & CEO, KBA-North America
  • Gavin Jordan-Smith, Corp Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Print & Graphic Comm., Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
  • Mark Kannenberg, President, RBP Chemical Technology, Inc
  • Thayer Long, President, APTech
  • Kelly Mandarano, Director, WW Marketing & Communications and VP, Print Systems Division, Eastman Kodak Company
  • Steven P. Mattingly, Senior Vice President, Southern Lithoplate Inc.
  • Stephen Metcalf, President & CEO, AMS Spectral UV - A Baldwin Technology Company
  • Erich A. Midlik, Executive Vice President, Prime UV Systems Inc.
  • Brent Moncrief, VP, Strategic Marketing & Brand Management, FUJIFILM North America Corporation
  • Felix Mueller, Senior Vice President Equipment, Heidelberg USA
  • Mark J. Nuzzaco, Vice President, Government Affairs, APTech
  • Marc Olin, CFO, efi
  • Bruce Peterson, President & CEO, Colter & Peterson
  • Ronald J Rose, President , Nova Pressroom Products, LLC
  • Deirdre Ryder, CEO & President, VITS International
  • Greg Salzman, President, Aleyant Systems
  • Doug Schardt, Director of Product Management, Komori USA

GAERF Officers

Chairman
Michael Ring, VP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Digital Solutions, Gallus Inc.

President
Thayer Long, President, APTech and GAERF

Secretary/Treasurer
Judith Durham, CAE, Executive Vice President, Operations and Membership, APTech and GAERF

GAERF Board of Directors

  • Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International
  • Erv Dennis, Director, Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc.
  • Thayer Long, President, APTech and GAERF
  • Susan Nofi, Senior Vice President, Heidelberg, USA, Inc.
  • Michael Ring, VP, Worldwide Sales & Marketing Digital, Gallus Inc.
  • Laura Roberts, Instructor, Mattoon High School
  • Jerry Waite, Ed.D., Professor of Technology, University of Houston
  • Dan Wheeler, Principal, DK Wheeler Group LLC