Hunt Valley, MD — Jeff Wright, vice president of sales in the Houston office of WebbMason Inc., was elected president of the Houston Production Managers Association (HPMA) for 2011.
HPMA is a group of advertising, marketing and printing professionals in the Houston area who plan, coordinate, produce and purchase commercial printing and integrated communication solutions, all components of WebbMason’s On-Demand Marketing Systems. HPMA members represent Houston corporations of all sizes.
“I am extremely eager to lead such a great group of individuals on our Board,” Wright says. “We have an extremely energetic group of professionals that are dedicated to growing this organization into one of the premier professional groups in the Houston marketplace.” He and other HPMA leaders are reaching out to other production professionals in the area to grow the association.
Among other activities, HPMA members meet monthly for luncheons that feature industry professionals speaking on numerous topics affecting the marketing communications and printing industry. “HPMA offers a great opportunity for professional growth, technology updates and networking,” Wright says.
Wright leads one of WebbMason’s 19 sales offices nationwide. Through its On-Demand Marketing Systems, the company helps firms lower their print spend, manage brand identity, store and monitor inventory, and gain quality control over marketing and print materials. Within that scope, WebbMason serves as a distributor of printed products, direct mail, integrated marketing solutions, promotional items, office supplies, forms and other products to small, medium-sized and large businesses.
Wright is a 23-year print industry veteran who previously held sales and sales management positions with Wallace in Memphis, Jacksonville and Houston. He also served as vice president of sales for EarthColor, based in Parsippany, N.J. He says he takes great pleasure in helping clients achieve their operational and financial objectives, and has a keen understanding of the needs and goals of the marketing supply chain.