ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (October 10, 2001) – Ray Roper, president and chief executive officer for Printing Industries of America (PIA), Incorporated, announced the appointment of Alexander T. Graham as its new director of marketing, effective October 15, 2001.
He is responsible for the marketing and communications efforts of both PIA and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) of Sewickley, Pennsylvania.
"We are very pleased to welcome Alex back to the PIA family and believe he will do an outstanding job leading our marketing efforts and those of GATF," Roper said.
Before rejoining PIA and GATF, Graham ran his own consulting practice specializing in marketing and web-based solutions. He previously worked for the Epylon Corporation in San Francisco, California, and served with the Association of School Business Officials International in Reston, Virginia, as associate executive director and director of membership and professional development.
Graham first worked at PIA from 1991-1996 as assistant director of political affairs, and later as manager, sections and publications. He has also worked for the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives and the Direct Marketing Association, Incorporated, both in Washington, D.C.
Graham obtained a bachelors degree in Political Science from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia, and masters in both Organizational Effectiveness and Business Administration from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He resides in Oak Hill, Virginia.
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