PLYMOUTH, Mich., – Carl Gerhardt, chairman of Allegra Network LLC, was recently inducted into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame. Printing Impressions, a division of the North American Publishing Company (NAPCO), is a top journal for printing and graphic arts industry worldwide.
"I am deeply honored to be among the class of 2012," said Gerhardt. "The printing industry remains a dynamic and exciting place to be, and am pleased to continue being part of it."
Since 2004, Gerhardt's bold leadership has firmly guided Allegra Network as it has diversified its services, enhancing the profitability of its franchise members across North America and guiding the company into a more profitable cross-media world. He was named president and COO of Allegra Network in 2004, CEO in 2007 and transitioned to chairman in 2010.
Carl and his wife, Judy, owned and operated their own successful Allegra Network franchise for nearly 20 years before selling the $2.3 million operation in 2003. Carl is an NAPL/NAQP Honorary Lifetime Member and was inducted into NAPL's prestigious Soderstrom Society in recognition of his contribution to the industry.