1,692 Industry Professionals Now Awarded With Education Certifications

Twenty-four new grads certified; 40,000 enrolled in ASI’s free Online Learning Center

TREVOSE, PA – March 20, 2017 –The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced 24 more industry professionals were recently certified through the ASI Education Certification Program, bringing the total to 1,692, with more than 40,000 enrolled in the free ASI University digital campus.

The ASI Education Certification Program is free for ASI members and user friendly, with all 500 courses automatically tracked via ASIUniversity.com. The extensive educational program supports the needs of everyone, from newcomers to proven industry veterans, with sales, marketing, social media, business-building and technology courses offered online and in-person at ASI shows and events, presented by experts in their field.

The ASI Certification Program offers two certification levels: BASI™ (Bachelor of Advertising Specialty Information) and MASI™ (Master of Advertising Specialty Information).

The latest BASI graduates are:

  • Ann M. Savage, BYB Ad Specialties (asi/154385)
  • Patricia Dorton-Boyd, Specialty Screen Printing and Products (asi/589063)
  • Toni Ballentine, Proforma/4D Marketing (asi/490393)
  • Heather Cottom, Promos Advertising (asi/300496)
  • Debbie Currier, Got You Covered (asi/541295)
  • Janeen Hamad, Direct Promotionals (asi/181147)
  • Karen Hinds, Signs North Coast (asi/590001)
  • Natashia Jinks, Positive Promotions (asi/297370)
  • Charles Lee, Dynamic Advertising Solutions (asi/184666)
  • Kayla McGarvey, Score Promotions (asi/321353)
  • Ceri Palk, Zome Design (asi/366090)
  • Pamela Parker, Zome Design (asi/366090)
  • Tracy Pettit, Allegra Print & Imaging (asi/372036)
  • George Savage, SOS Optical (asi/88201)
  • Shakera Simpson, Signs North Coast (asi/590001)
  • Stephanie Sims, Winners Brand (asi/361963)
  • Hannah Solomon, College Hill Custom Threads (asi/164578)
  • Leotis Watson, CL Ink (asi/789253)
  • Angie Willie, Angie’s DigiPrint LLC (asi/122199)
  • Wayne Wingate, W Square Advertising Specialties (asi/353556)

The latest MASI graduates are:

  • Denise Jeffers, Pip Printing (asi/398518)
  • Ryan Lester, Showdown Displays (asi/87188)
  • Scott Meade, Meade & Associates/iPROMOTEu (asi/232119)
  • Frank Nathe, PROforma NextGen Printing Plus (asi/491737)

“Congratulations are in order for every industry professional who received their ASI certification,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “This credential represents an important addition to any business resume.”

ASI annually invests $1.3 million to educate its members. Click here for a complete overview of ASI Education, which is just one of many exclusive benefits offered to ASI members. Click here to review 16 member-only discounts offered by affiliate partners through ASI’s Business Savings Program.

With a full spectrum of education, information and research programs, ASI has everything it takes to help ad specialty professionals learn the business and remain competitive. ASI offers an unmatched portfolio of educational opportunities, award-winning publications and insightful research reports.

For more information on ASI Education, contact Nicole Rollender, ASI’s executive director of branded content and professional development, at [email protected].

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®) serves a network of 23,500 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $23 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, manages the industry’s entire supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 61 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor® magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family owned and operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA. For more info: www.asicentral.com.