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Graphic Communications Leadership Institute visits Dayton, Ohio-based Think Patented

Press release from the issuing company

The Graphic Communications Leadership Institute (GCLI) held their December 2022 workshop at host company Think Patented, a rapidly growing, full-service company in Dayton, Ohio. Think Patented is a privately held business providing all aspects of client services with a special focus on marketing planning and execution.

GCLI members toured Think Patented’s recently expanded 122,000 square foot facility which includes mailing and fulfillment, product design, campaign planning and various print technologies including offset and digital capabilities. Holders of a number of industry certifications, Think Patented has been certified by the X-rite corporation as a Pantone® certified printer, one of only six such companies world-wide to achieve this designation.

GCLI members were treated to presentations from Think Patented executives including company President Dave McNerney, who highlighted their many client-facing technology applications.

In welcoming the group, Think Patented Chairman & Owner Niels Winther commended the founders and faculty of GCLI and noted that the Institute is doing important work in developing the next generation of industry leaders. “The industry needs programs like GCLI” said Winther. “We’re delighted to participate”.

Afternoon workshops topics included strategy and planning and practical methods for integrating people and technology to the benefit of clients and of all company stakeholders.

The next GCLI quarterly workshop is scheduled for March 15- 16, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois.

Graphic Communications Leadership Institute Overview:
The Graphic Communications Leadership Institute (GCLI) is a rigorous, cutting-edge leadership development program specifically designed to prepare the next generation of business leaders with a well-rounded foundation in leadership and managerial expertise while developing a valuable peer network. Rising Industry professionals develop their skills through a comprehensive three-year program, consisting of four quarterly workshops, each one focusing on core elements of business management and organizational leadership. The group meets at various locations including leading industry manufacturers/suppliers and at some of the industry’s finest service providers.

The GCLI was founded by Mike Philie (The Philie Group) and Joe Truncale (Alexander Joseph & Associates) and successfully launched in March, 2021. The Institute continues to grow in size and impact as forward-looking organizations address the challenge of retaining talent by investing in the leadership development of their key people.

GCLI admissions are on a rolling basis, allowing participants to enroll in time for the next session.

To learn more about GCLI, visit gcleadershipinstitute.com.


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