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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

  • Mark A. Hischar, President & CEO, KBA-North America
  • Deirdre Ryder, CEO & President, VITS International
  • Malkon S. Baboyian, Executive VP, LFS/PPS, Canon Solutions America, Inc.
  • Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International
  • Steven P. Mattingly, Senior Vice President, Southern Lithoplate Inc.
  • Thayer Long, President, APTech

APTech Board of Directors

  • Kevin Abergel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, MGI USA Inc.
  • Michael Aumann, CEO, Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
  • Avi Basu, Director Marketing & Business Development, HP Inc.
  • Greg Blue, CEO, Manroland Goss Group
  • Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International
  • Jon Budington, CEO, More Vang
  • Fred DeBolt, Vice President of Marketing Excellence, Xerox Corporation
  • Nicolas Garrido, General Manager, Garrido Printing Equipment
  • Eric Hawkinson, Vice President Marketing, Canon
  • Jacki Hudmon, SVP New Business Development, Komori America Corporation
  • Cheryl Kahanec, Chief Executive Officer, Quantum
  • Stephen Metcalf, President & CEO, AMS Spectral UV - A Baldwin Technology Company
  • Brent Moncrief, VP, Strategic Marketing & Brand Management, FUJIFILM North America Corporation
  • Bruce Peterson, President & CEO, Colter & Peterson
  • Greg Salzman, President, Aleyant Systems
  • Andrew Schipke, Vice President Sales & Marketing, W+D
  • Warren Werbitt, Founder & CEO, Pazazz Printing
  • Jeff White, General Manager Entry & Mid-Market EPS Systems, efi

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.
  • Paul Foster, Vice President, Printing & Graphics Association MidAtlantic
  • 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