Oxnard - V3 announces the addition of two new staff members to its growing customer service and production departments.
Andrea Apland joins V3 as a customer service representative, bringing seven years of print production experience and a bachelor's degree in graphic communication from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Apland was most recently a customer service representative at GotPrint, a Web-based printing company and at Quad/Graphics, a global provider of printing- and multi-channel solutions. Previous roles included production management positions at a design agency and a publishing company. Apland is a member of Los Angeles 3 Toastmasters Club and currently working toward a certificate in digital media at Otis College of Art and Design.
Jeff Samson joins V3 as its bindery manager, equipped with over 25 years experience and a long family history in the bindery business. After earning a bachelor's degree in production and operations management at California State University, Northridge, Samson assumed roles of increasing responsibility at Bookbinders Company in the bindery, estimating and production management areas and then as an owner. Most recently, he was general manager at Los Angeles Binding and Finishing Solutions.
Mike Szanger, V3's vice president of sales, attributes these new hires to the company's robust sales growth: "We're seeing a steady uptick in demand as the economy improves. In anticipation of continued growth, we've added capacity in numerous areas by bringing on skilled, experienced professionals like Andrea and Jeff who share our customer-first philosophy."