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Former Wallace Exec Jere Ames-Johnson now President of The Whitley Company

Press release from the issuing company

AUSTIN, TX. October 7, 2002 - Jere Ames-Johnson has been appointed President of The Whitley Company. As President, he will be responsible for operations, sales, and new business development. Mr. Ames-Johnson is a third generation printer, and brings with him over 25 years of commercial printing experience. He recently served as President of Heritage Press, a Wallace company, in Dallas Texas. Prior to that, he was President and Director of Miller Johnson Inc (a privately held sheetfed commercial printing company). Mr. Ames-Johnson holds a BA degree in economics from Tufts University; is a Past President of Rotary International; and has been a Director of numerous Civic Organizations. Under his leadership, both Heritage Press and Miller Johnson experienced a robust growth with increased quality, and improved customer responsiveness. Ron Jones, The Whitley Co. owner said, "We are fortunate to have someone with Jere’s character, ethics and core competencies to help us attain the next level of what my father Johnny Jones founded. Jere brings with him a valuable and unique blend of operational, financial, manufacturing and printing industry experience. We are very pleased to have the leadership of an individual of Jere’s caliber join our outstanding team of professionals." The Whitely Co., who was recognized by Master Printers of America, as "a Best Workplace in America" company, is an award winning commercial sheetfed printer, considered one of the highest quality printers in Central Texas. Whitley has been offering creative ideas and customized solutions to collateral advertising and distribution needs for over 50 years to financial, technology, educational, medical, and many other markets.